New Year's Resolution: Know your NGOs

  • Posted on: 18 January 2012
  • By: kbaumgae

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.  

Salzburg Global Scholarships Available to Mid-Career Minnesotans

  • Posted on: 11 November 2011
  • By: kbaumgae

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs, through its International Fellowship Programs office and a generous grant from the McKnight Foundation, is pleased to announce fellowship opportunities for local residents to attend the Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS). Limited grants providing a full or partial scholarship to the seminar are available based on certain eligibility criteria.

Forum on Libya Humanitarian Aid is Available for Online Viewing

  • Posted on: 10 November 2011
  • By: kbaumgae

On October 10, 2011 Medical Teams International held a forum on long-term humanitarian aid in Libya.  Joining Medical Teams International President Bas Vanderzalm on the stage were Jamal Tarhuni, a Libyan-American businessman and volunteer with Medical Teams International, and US Representative Keith Ellison.  Since the war began in Libya, Medical Teams International has worked closely with the Libyan-American communities in Minnesota and throughout the US to meet health needs inside Libya.