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Steadfast in the Changes : SIF Ethical Individualism 2019 in Review

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Last October 18-20, 2019, youth volunteers from Freunde’s Freiwilligendienste program gathered at the Goetheanum for SIF Ethical Individualism 2019. Now in its 2nd year, the 3-day Forum was one of the Engagementkollegs or after-service seminars offered…

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From Empathy to a Just & Fraternal Society: WSIF Japan 2018 in Review

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Forum organizer & SIF Board Member Daisuke Onuki gives us an overview of WSIF Japan 2018: Knowing Self through Others  & its central theme “Empathy”, presenting the encounters, questions & new initiatives arising out of…

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Full of Confidence: Unfolding of Potential Becomes Visible Everyday

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Full of excitement more than 250 people from all around the globe came to the Social Initiative Forum 2019 that took place at SEKEM and Heliopolis University from 11 to 15 December. All of them were connected by the eagerness to…

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Elderberries 3fold Café: Art, Otherness & Activism in a Shared Brew

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Text: Frank Agrama & Dottie Zold [US] | Photos: Elderberries 3fold Café [US] | Edited: Nicole Asis [PH] Elderberries 3fold Café is a social justice café built & enlivened by community activists at the heart…

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Diversity and Empathy in the 21st Century

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Videos: Juan Bottero [AR] & Osmer Productions [CH] SIF Project Leader Joan Sleigh and Global Activist Nicanor Perlas talk about Diversity as a necessity towards an emerging Self-Consciousness, and Empathy as a conscious way of…

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Monte Azul Mini-Forum on Empathy

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Text: Nicole Asis [PH] | Based on Mini-Forum Report: Vanusa Coutinho [BR] | Photos: Monte Azul [BR] Monte Azul organized a Mini-Forum on Empathy “From Reflection to Action: How to Contribute to a Fairer Global…

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Ute Craemer on “World Citizenship” in WSIF Japan 2018

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Video: Juan Bottero [AR] & Osmer Productions [CH] “…the forum’s objective is to show young and old generations that we can actually be ‘world citizens’— to set free this inner spark of world citizenship for…

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Joan Sleigh on “Empathy” at Social Initiative Forum Japan 2018

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Video: Juan Bottero [AR] & Osmer Productions [CH] “…The more that we develop ourselves, that higher self is there to give itself away. It’s there for service. And this is when Empathy comes in. We…

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Knowing Self Through Others: Empathy – A Path towards a Just and Fraternal Society

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Text: Andrea dela Cruz [ES] | Photos: The Social Initiative Forum [CH] At Easter, more than 300 people gathered at the 2018 Social Initiative Forum in Japan to attend a 5 day long event exploring…

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