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Bridging Divides

11th November 2019

I know there are only 17 sleeps till Christmas but there is only 1 till the General Election! Within hours we will have the results of an election campaign that has been described as divisive. As the results pour in many will be disappointed, many jubilant and many wondering, ‘what…

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Unconscious Bias with Matthew Freeman

5th November 2019

Matthew Freeman, international consultant and co-author of Overcoming Bias advocates the need for building authentic relationships. He challenges each one of us to examine stereotypical assumptions and expose ourselves to people, cultures, and ideas outside of our usual comfort zone. But this also requires some work on ourselves. Through, soul-searching…

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Peace One Day: from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to the world

24th October 2019

‘Who has offended me? How can I give unconditional forgiveness? How can I learn the language of “sorry”?’  Pastor Dr James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa, once mortal enemies and now acclaimed peacemakers, posed these questions from the boards of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, on the 20th anniversary of…

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'Non-violence can be stronger' says freedom fighter

24th October 2019

‘I called myself a freedom fighter, and it took a football game to discover that I am an oppressor.’ Letlapa Mphahlele, who commanded South Africa’s Azanian People’s Liberation Army, was speaking in Oxford on the theme, ‘Shared humanity’. It was not a sentiment or a theme you would expect to…

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Leading with Integrity: New book launched

17th October 2019

Mike Smith, author and former Head of Business Programmes at IofC UK, gave thanks to contributors to his new book; Leading with Integrity at its launch yesterday. He said: “The book wouldn’t exist without you. You are its raison d’etre, and the book is written in your honour.” It was…

Newcastle upon Tyne holds its tenth annual Peace Walk

Newcastle upon Tyne holds its tenth annual Peace Walk

26th September 2019

Barbara Down, Head of Personnel for IofC UK, was among over 300 people of different backgrounds and religions who came together on Sunday 15 September to demonstrate their unity as Newcastle upon Tyne held its tenth annual Peace Walk in the West End of the city.

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