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.
Please join us in welcoming Khalid Eissa to the MINN team as Volunteer Coordinator! Khalid is a Communications Studies major at the University of Minnesota and has experience volunteering abroad as an Arabic translator at and emergency refugee center in Timișoara, Romania and eventually began to coordinate the other volunteers to help them transition from one assignment to another. In his role as Volunteer Coordinator, Khalid will oversee the recruitment and onboarding of volunteers as well as provide ongoing support to our volunteers. Khalid is excited to meet new people in the international development field who are passionate about building community. Welcome, Khalid!
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!
Save the Date for MINN's 2017 IDEA Summit on Saturday, October 14th at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The 5th annual IDEA Summit will focus on Building Resiliency in a Changing World.