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Forum for International NGO Practitioners in Minnesota

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise. It is MINN’s vision to be the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota international NGOs to learn and exchange ideas.  Our efforts result in innovative and effective solutions that enrich the lives of the global community.

Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.


Request for Proposals: Speakers for 2015 MINN IDEA Summit (Due July 10)

on Sat, 2015-06-06 20:52

The deadline for speaker proposals for the 2015 MINN IDEA Summit has been extended to July 10. The third annual MINN IDEA Summit will be held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Friday, October 16, 2015.

Participants of the IDEA Summit will come away with a greater knowledge of international development trends, exposure to new programming approaches, and armed with methods and ideas for more effective action. Be a source for knowledge, expertise, and inspiration by participating as a breakout session speaker! Please share this opportunity with those who may be interested or 

MINN Co-op Event at Fair State Brewing's Taproom Coming in July; Co-op Professionals Needed

on Sat, 2015-06-06 20:32

Join MINN at Fair State Brewing Cooperative’s taproom in Northeast Minneapolis on Thursday, July 9 for an event that celebrates all things cooperative! From gigantic corporations to neighborhood action committees, professionals from co-ops that generate social and economic development far beyond the means of a “typical” economy will be in attendance.

MINN’s event will deliver an introduction to our local co-op economy and a preview into international co-ops and how the cooperative model can work worldwide.