01 October 1998
It's not just the ethereal scenery that brings people from conflict areas to Caux in Switzerland. Mary Lean takes part in a remarkable meeting of hearts.
After years of decay, Jamaica's capital city has begun to see its heart restored. Martin ED Henry meets a man who has devoted the last 12 years to this challenging task.
Dr Bertrand Piccard, now preparing for his third attempt to fly around the world in a balloon, is a psychiatrist in Lausanne, Switzerland. The above is taken from an illustrated lecture he gave at Caux in August.
Norwegian Resistance veteran Leif Hovelsen travels to Germany to try and make peace with his former Nazi jailer.
One doesn't have to tread far into the minefield of race relations to know that acknowledgement of and healing for the past are still appropriate.
Choice Okoro attends a symposium in Ottawa on the responsibilities of artists and writers as champions of human rights
Paul Williams attends an inter-generational conversation on ethics for the next century.
Why does Herefordshire farmer Chris Evans organize a conference on ethics in business and industry half way up a Swiss mountain each year? The most tangible and obvious reason was summed up well by the first speaker at this year's Caux Conference for Business and Industry (CCBI).
The media in the Balkans, divided on ethnic lines, did 'more damage than weapons' and had played a pivotal role in 'initiating the processes that led to unbelievable bloodshed,' said Senad Kamenica, Head of News and Current Affairs Programmes for Bosnia and Herzegovina Television. Two hundred and fifty thousand people had been killed in the war, including 30,000 children, and Bosnia was still burdened by 'the by-products of the factory of evil'.