MINN Sponsored and Other Local Events
There are many great events in the Twin Cities for practitioners interested in international nongovernmental work! We try to keep up on these events and post them here. On this page, you will also find MINN-hosted events. If there is an event that you would like to see posted here, please fill out this form.
With co-sponsorship, MINN can help promote or put on an event! Get answers about the different kinds of co-sponsorship, what they involve, and their benefits here.
Join MINN for an inside look of The Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project. Through the Iraqi Art Project, they bring art and culture from the Cradle of Civilization to the United States. IARP brings Iraqi and American artists together in dialogue and creates a platform for the support of Iraqi art in an effort to support the rebuilding of culture and the recording of stories. IARP has presented Iraqi and American visual art, film, book art, theater, lectures, and panel discussions at more than 50 galleries and public spaces, displaying more than 450 pieces of art from the Najaf and Karbala areas of Iraq. Space is limited, RSVP here!
Get an inside look from top leadership at the International Institute of Minnesota, which delivers services and resources to assist New Americans in the transition to a new life leading to economic self-sufficiency. Working together, New Americans, volunteers, and staff create not only a new home, but also a new future for those who have been displaced. From language learning and job training to citizenship classes and the celebration of cultural traditions, the Institute offers New Americans a pathway for a strong start to a new life in our community – something we all benefit from.
Registration: 6:00 pm
Program: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
With refugees present in nearly all countries throughout the world, it is the shared responsibility of all nations to enact change. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Renate Hahlen, the Minister Counselor of Development at the European Union Mission to the United States for her discussion of The European Union: From refugee crisis to migration management to learn how the European Union is taking action on the refugee crisis.
Join MINN for a Talk and Tour of Witness for Peace to get an in-depth look at the organization in a small group setting. The agenda includes an overview of the organization by Elise Roberts, National Coordinator, and Liz Moldan, Midwest Regional Office, with time for questions and answers. Space is limited, RSVP here!