Caux Initiatives of Change

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CAUX-Initiatives of Change is an indepen-dent officially recognized Swiss foundation. It works to promote peace, prevent conflicts, build trust and encourage intercultural dialogue … (about 1/2: /in the left column of the Homepage).

Welcome page; english Homepage;
News; Events; Conferences 2009; Centre; Foundation; Network; Links;
Addresses (1 of 4): Caux Initiatives of Change, Geneva offices, 1, rue de Varembé, P.O. Box 3, CH–1211 Genève 20, Switzerland;
Contacts.

About 2/2: (in the left column of the Homepage): … CAUX-Initiatives of Change is a member of Initiatives of Change International, an NGO in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.

About the Swiss Minarett-Initiative (on Homepage): The sky above Switzerland is wide enough. CAUX-Initiatives of Change is against the initiative that wants to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland. In November, there will be a vote in Switzerland about an initiative that wants to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland and therefore is against the religious freedom in Switzerland:  

  • CAUX-Initiatives of Change is against this initiative, has joined the christian-muslim committee in the canton of Lucerne against the intiative and has signed the “Call for Freedom and Equality”.
  • The christian-muslim committee in the canton of Lucerne against the initiative is consisting of the three national Swiss churches, the muslim community of Lucerne and NGOs like Caritas Lucerne.
  • The “Call for Freedom and Equality” was launched by the “Association for Minorities in Switzerland”, the “Swiss interreligious working group IRAS-COTIS”, the “Foundation against Racism and Antisemitism” and the “Zürcher Lehrhaus”. The call can also be signed by individuals.
  • Further information: … (full text).

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