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Monday, 22 May, 2017

Talia Smith, representing Initiatives of Change UK and South Africa, was interviewed for 20 minutes by TV programme host Mike Ji, in his regular 'State of Society/My Story' series on the Kenyan TV station Xperience Media, broadcast on 15 May.

Thursday, 06 April, 2017
Horacio Benitez

Kati Whittacker of the BBC interviewed the Argentine war veteran Horacio Benitez, the Argentine Falklands/Malvinas War veteran, the British army chaplain Rev David Cooper, and Mike Smith, on the BBC World Service entitled The Pity of War in their Heart and Soul series, broadcast on 31 March and 2 April.

Monday, 16 January, 2017
Joe Karanja and Mike Muikia

Mike Muikia, who met IofC 10 years ago, has started an online weekly reality TV show 'State of Society', where he interviews very ordinary people who are doing amazing work and changing lives. Joe Karanja, an active Initiatives of Change (IofC) member and lawyer from Kenya, shares his story in the following episode, explaining his involvement in IofC and the impact he's created.

Monday, 07 November, 2016
Mike Smith being interviewed on ANN tv

Michael Smith, Head of Business Programmes at IofC=UK, is the 10th person associated with Initiatives of Change to be interviewed by William Morris on The English Hour, the English-language programme on ANN TV (Arab News Network TV). ANN is broadcast across the Middle East. This latest interview is in three 15-minute sections: business ethics, Mike's personal journey in life, and media ethics.

Sunday, 06 November, 2016
 Leone Exton Beale’s hotel background stood her in good stead as the Westminster’s catering director

An obituary of Leone Exton Beale, who was the restaurant and catering director of the Westminster Theatre in London, has appeared in the online edition of The Guardian, It is written by her nephew Jon Exton. Leone, who died aged 94, came from a hotelier family in Bournemouth and was associated all her life with MRA/Initiatives of Change.

Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Nagaland Event May 2016

The Eastern Mirror, a leading English daily newspaper in Nagaland, published by the Nagaland Free Press Society, reported the workshop, ‘Inner Change and Better Public Service’, facilitated by Initiatives of Change India.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
Keith Neal

Over the last three years, Keith Neal, a long-standing volunteer with IofC, has been supporting the charity SolarAid in its bid to eliminate the kerosene lamp from Africa by the year 2020. Keith has been working closely with Joseph Karanja, a member of IofC Kenya, who has pioneered the use of portable solar lights as peace-building tools. Keith first heard about SolarAid through a BBC Radio 4 Appeal. He was invited by the charity to write a blog about his response to the Appeal.

Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Mountain House

'24 heures', a Swiss local paper, has written about the 70th anniversary celebrations of Caux, the Initiatives of Change international conference centre in Switzerland. The anniversary celebrations have kicked off with a photo exhibition that reveals some extraordinary stories.

Monday, 29 February, 2016

In the latest issue, Resolis reported on the event supporting reducing the school dropout rate involving Education à la Paix (Education for Peace), a programme run by IofC France.

Tuesday, 23 February, 2016
Hugh Williams

The Independent, UK, has carried a substantial obituary of the playwright Hugh Steadman Williams on its website. He died on New Year's Eve aged 80, having suffered from pulmonary fibrosis. The obituary includes an introductory evaluation of his role in East Africa, written by Daisy Fletcher who is on the paper's Conservation and Africa desk.

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