Remembering Partition 1947: Dialogue for Healing and Change

‘Remembering Partition: Dialogue for Healing and Change’ is an event hosted by InterChange GTA as part of our involvement in community based peace-building in a global context.  In 1947, with the independence of India and Pakistan, over a million people were killed, more than 12 million were forced to migrate, and 75000 women were abducted. To commemorate the 65th anniversary […]

Success at Building A Culture of Peace at Centennial College!

A few months ago we posted a story about the Community Based Peacebuilding workshop series held at Centennial College as part of our Building A Culture of Peace programme. We are pleased to announce the workshop was a great success and we’d like to tell you about it! The unique and customized 4-module workshop, which took place from April […]

Cerasse Tea

Submitted by Joan McKnight My interest in natural/herbal tea stems from my own upbringing. As a child growing up in Jamaica, I have had a tremendous opportunity to learn the importance of medicinal herbs from my own grandfather. He was an herbalist; he has successfully grown a number of Jamaica’s Indigenous plants and roots in […]

Are you a health and peace promoter? Tell us about yourself!

The promotion of education and the enhancement of professionalism through sharing and collaboration are central components of peacebuilding. InterChange has many practitioners and professionals in the health and peace fields who are working on eclectic and diverse projects around the world. I am creating a space to showcase their ideas and perspectives, and share their […]

Building a Culture of Peace at Centennial College

InterChange GTA is excited to announce that we are now running a 4 module, 12 hour certificate program to the Centre for Organizational Learning and Teaching at Centennial College on Community-Based Peacebuilding. This pilot project is running from April through June 2012 and will bring the following 4 workshops to staff at Centennial College: Module […]

ToolKit For Peacebuilders – Submissions

Dear Members of the InterChange community, I am writing to tell you about an exciting project that InterChange is developing that I hope you’ll want to be part of: a Toolkit for Peacebuilders. Background and description The idea for the project isn’t new. We first proposed it at our symposium in Rwanda in 2007 and […]

Toronto Peacebuilding Workshop: January 25th 2012

Everyone can be a Peacebuilder! Please join us for a creative and participatory ‘Peace Ambassadors’ Workshop in which you will:  learn core peace concepts and models explore the idea of “peace literacy” and how it can be promoted ­ discover your unique peacebuilding role find out more about the InterChange workshops and facilitators and how these […]

InterChange Uganda Celebrates International Day of Tolerance

The Interchange Uganda Local Chapter, like other peace organizations, celebrated the 16th/Nov/2011 International Day of Tolerance in Lutengo, Nama Mukono District.  During the celebrations many activities took place. These included: 1. Debate on tolerance 2. Athletics by pupils of St Anne’s P/S Lutengo 3. General cleaning as part of community service around the office and […]

An update for InterChange Toronto

It has been an exciting fall with many new developments with the Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA programme.  In October we initiated a new and exciting workshop called “Everyone can be a Peacebuilder” this workshop brought together a group of 30 InterChange members and members of the community to creatively explore peacebuilding […]

After the referendum: Toward Sustainable Peace in Kenya Facilitators’ Workshop Nairobi, Kenya, October 2010

25 participants from various parts of Kenya, from Uganda, and from Canada, joined together in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2010 for a Facilitators’ Workshop titled ” After the Referendum: Toward Sustainable Peace in Kenya”. Making use of the heightened public awareness and engagement in Kenya in the period between the adoption of the new constitution in […]