The Heart of Effective Leadership (HEL) – Europe training programme will take place from Friday 19 September to Sunday 21 September 2014 at the Villa Maria seminar centre in Caux above Montreux, Switzerland.

The event is celebrated throughout Europe today, by its institution and governments even if it remains still little known by the general public: May 9th is the Europe Day . For our Foundation it is a time for both celebration and concern.

News of the Impact Initiatives for Change conference, which will take place in Caux, Switzerland, 3-8 August, 2014. The participants, who will be young professionals and highly motivated changemakers from all over Europe, will learn how to make societies more sustainable in a world of diversity by making their impact through their own projects, together and for an entire year following the conference.

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The work of 'Initiatives for Land, Lives, Peace' in Kenya was highlighted in the quarterly Newsletter of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

With a couple of weeks before Europe Day on 9 May, Antoine Jaulmes, President of CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation, proposes to address Europe’s unfinished Business in an article of the Swiss Newspaper 'Le Temps'.

logo caux français At the student organisation AIESEC Switzerland’s national assembly’s LEAD-Day, which took place on 29 March 2014 in Leysin, CAUX-Initiatives of Change (CAUX-IofC) offered a workshop on ‘Values and Ethics in Leadership and the role of Youth Leadership Today’ and participated in the LEAD-Day’s Concluding Panel on ‘Empowerment: Enabling Young People to Lead’.

Communication Internships – Caux 2014 ‘Initiatives for human security’ Six exciting International conferences are coming up this summer: we need your help! The Caux 2014 ‘Initiatives for human security’ Conferences are organised by the international network of Initiatives of Change.  The 2014 conferences run from June 30 to August 13. During this time, the foundation CAUX-Initiatives of Change is offering 3-4 internships in the Communications Department. Please click to read more!


The Swiss foundation CAUX-Initiatives of Change is looking for volunteer translators (English/French/German) to help share IofC's inspiring message to a global audience.

Welcome to IofC Germany's next Castle Meeting which will take place in October in an old manor house in Lützelsommern/Germany. This year's weekend will be organized around the theme 'Building trust beyond invisible divides'. 


26 December 2014 - 1 January 2015:

Winter conference 2014/15: For more information click here.


26 June - 1 July 2015

Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy

3 - 8 July 2015

Just Governance for Human Security

10 - 14 July 2015

Caux Dialogue for Land and Security

16 - 19 July 2015

Adressing Europe's Unfinished Business / International Peace-Builder's Forum

27 July - 2 August 2015

Children as Actors in Transforming Society

4 - 9 August 2015

Seeds of Inspiration

10 - 15 August 2015

Impact Initiatives of Change / Entrepreneurs, Pathfinders, Initiators and Change-makers