Initiatives of Change…
The days “ between the years ” offer a great oppor-
tunity to look back, to look ahead and to gather new
You are warmly invited to come and spend these days of
exchange and reﬂection with participants from all over
We would like to deﬁne our joint responsibilities and to
see how we can turn our shared hopes for the future
into reality : for a Europe that is at the same time
working on its own identity but also manages to look
10 ) ; children under 5 years are free.
The conference centre
The Initiatives of Change international conference cen-
tre in Caux ( Switzerland ) is an ideal location for such an
The conference begins on December 26th 2008, 5pm, and
ends on January 1st 2009 ( after breakfast ). Please register by
EUROPE - Hope
November 25th 2008 by ﬁlling out the form on our website
www.caux.ch or by writing to the Conference Secretariat.
Caux Winter Conference
Photos : Heinrich Pick, except discussion group : Altaf Mohammed AbidGraphics : Sylviane Borel / june 2008
Everybody counts !
New Year’s Eve
The plenary sessions encourage reﬂection and the discussion
The culmination of all cultural activities will be the last evening
groups offer time for personal exchange.
By creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and freedom,
Here the creativity of all participants is called for – and inevita-
everyone can contribute the values and ideals that are derived
bly that range of talents will make us laugh ; we’ll sing and dance
from their culture and innermost conviction.
and raise our glasses as we welcome the New Year.
The topics touch the heart of the matter and are often pre-
Of course everyone is welcome to pass this evening in quiet
sented in a humorous way ; this leads on to interesting group
discussions or private conversations. In this way, participants are
Certain topics will be covered in workshops or short seminars.
Time to listen
We don’t only want to listen to each other, but some of us may
also wish to enter into dialogue with our Creator.
The moments of silence where we listen to our conscience can
The encounters between the self and God’s creative force can
in this way become a source of inspiration and energy in our
Together we’ll tackle all the tasks that are necessary to make
Even if we can’t promise that there will be snow, there is a
good chance that once again the “ white gold ” of the mountains
In fact, the informal exchanges that take place around the pre-
will delight us, given the season, the altitude ( 1050 m ) and the
paration of meals, whilst serving in the dining room or elsewhe-
re, are always much appreciated by the participants. Strong
The snowy slopes around Caux are perfect for sledging, winter
friendships have developed from those moments of conviviality
walks or even some boisterous snowball ﬁghts.
where people get to know each other better.
Inside the house, you can play table tennis and there are a
Instructions are simple, so everyone can join in easily. The time
number of rooms for creative activities, e.g. playing music, arts
spent on these tasks won’t interfere with participation in the
and crafts and many more. In the evenings, ﬁlms can be viewed
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