A two-week cross-cultural program, designed to train, equip and encourage 10 international and 10 local young adults to be peace promoters in their home communities. Together they learn about breaking down barriers and creatively talking across boundaries to work toward a more peaceful world.


Planting Peace took place last in May 2015. Meet the international participants or see photos of their time together

Participants will gain practical peace training from skilled peace builders. They will share strategies from around the world and gain resources from guest presenters. Participants will be exposed to peace issues and initiatives in Alberta through field trips across Alberta. 

Get involved: The next Planting Peace is set to run in May 2017 (TBC). MCC Opportunities. 

Location: Based in Calgary, AB with field trips across Alberta.

Canadian Participant Cost: $400 Covers accommodation, food & transportation throughout the program. If money is a barrier, please consider submitting a subsidy form. (Form will be made available January 2016 with program application).

Questions? Call or e-mail Kim at MCC Alberta (403.275.6935)