Caux: Training conflict transformatie voor studenten
Violence breeds violence
Saira Bano Orakzai (CSP 2010), from Pakistan, recently completed her PhD at the University of New England in Australia. She sent this reflection on her return to Pakistan in December: The conflict which erupted in Pakistan in wake of the war or terror has changed the society at all levels. Its impact on gender, sectarian, and ethnic relations needs an approach which disconnects the cycle of violence from a systemic level and brings it down to the local level in society.
The next economic frontier of Asia
Sai Thiha (CSP 2012), from Burma/Myanmar, is finishing his BA in Economics at Berea College in Kentucky. He writes about his country: With its rich natural resources, young labor force, and current political and economic reform, Burma/Myanmar could become the next economic frontier in Asia.
¿Qué podía hacer una empleada de Recursos Humanos en ese momento? El médico y yo estábamos afuera y nos dimos cuenta de que tendríamos que regresar a buscar a otras personas. Otros colegas estaban al alcance para ayudar, y entraron desinteresadamente, sin miedo a morir, en busca de los sobrevivientes. Así lo hicimos. Es algo que tiene que hacerse a pesar del hecho de no saber qué tan seguro es el edificio – ¿Resistiría la estructura? ¿Habría otra explosión? Ranya Kargbo comparte lo que su trabajo significa para ella, trabajando como funcionaria internacional para las Naciones Unidas.
Washington CSP grads and friends meet 2012 scholars
Washington, DC, alum and friends of CSP gathered at a pizza restaurant in the city on October 21 to hear from three of the 2012 scholars. The group was almost as diverse as this year’s program, which brought together nineteen scholars from fifteen countries. [...]
The mystery of transformation
Amidst the low rumble of voices and the clatter of plates and silverware, I sat down to what would prove to be a remarkable lunch with Dr. Glenda Eoyang, one of the founding voices in the Human Systems Dynamics Institute.
Carl Stauffer tells why he has chosen to work with the Caux Scholars Program
This summer Carl Stauffer was interviewed by Andrew Stallybrass about his work as Academic Director of the Caux Scholars Program.
Caux Scholars Program 2013 Brochure and Application Form and 2012 Report
Caux Scholars Program 2013 Brochure (PDF and also Word doc) and Application Form, plus 2012 Report
A leader was born within me
For the 20th summer the Caux Scholars Program (CSP) provided an academic course to a range of students and young professionals, many from conflict areas, in a lovely Swiss mountain village overlooking Lake Geneva. At Caux reflecting and wrestling with ideals is incredibly augmented by encounters with real life examples of putting these values into practice...
They are in the World Conflict Resolution School
The 2012 Caux Scholars Program makes the news in a local Swiss newspaper.