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The 24th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum will take place in Minneapolis on March 1-4, 2012. The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is a unique civic learning experience that brings Nobel Laureates, civic leaders, and scholars together with students and other citizens.

2012 is the year of the Dragon in Chinese Zodiac. According to Chinese lore it's a year for taking risks, colorful personalities, and periodic tension headaches. So why not step out on a limb and attend

Update: The steering committee for this innovative event have agreed to share a template on best practices for organizing a day-long workshop for a variety of stakeholders.  MINN is very pleased to have an opportunity to share this information with you.  Please see the documents at the bottom of this article - start with the document entitled "Plan a Meeting - Read this First".

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that will assist you in becoming a known quantity among the international humanitarian, development and aid organizations and social enterprises doing work from Minnesota, may we recommend joining a MINN committee?  Have you worked in the international NGO communittee for some time and are looking to give back? MINN has three committees at this time that are accepting volunteers.