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.

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:30am

CliftonLarsonAllen is pleased to partner with MINN to host a Lunch and Learn discussion on board governance. A light lunch will be served.

Discussion Overview
This learning session will be held as a governance training including the following:

  • Defining accountability and fiduciary responsibility

  • Understanding financial statements

  • Understanding what value you can bring to the organization in your fiduciary role

  • Understanding general trends in board operations

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

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.

Space is limited, RSVP here!

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.

Space is limited, RSVP here.