A global ministry from a global platform
addressing global challenges with the global church
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a 100-year old organization, is present in over 50 countries serving in relief, development, and peace in the name of Christ.
Based in New York City, the MCC United Nations Office is a platform for church and MCC partners across the world to advocate, communicate and educate regarding social and political policies and practices that promote justice, peace, and reconciliation.
We engage with diplomats and UN officials, provide thought leadership, and create transnational platforms of learning, collaboration, and engagement.
We are pleased to announce the 2021 MCC UN Office Global Student Seminar! This seminar, focusing on "Climate Change, Conflict, and Peacebuilding" will engage a global audience of young adults, and is co-sponsored by the MCC UN office and Mennonite World Conference.
In this online, two-day, five-hour seminar, students from across the world will:
- Explore the intersection of climate change, conflict, and peacebuilding
- Learn from leaders engaging these issues from the fields of UN diplomacy, grassroots organizing, international NGOs, racial justice, and church/religion
- Engage a mix of plenary sessions, small groups, and mini-seminars offering high interaction with experts
- Learn about the work of the UN and about MCC and faith-based advocacy
- Connect and learn from young adults from all over the world
- Apply learnings to their own context
** The 2021 online seminar will consist of two sessions:
September 30th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am and
October 1st, 9:00 am – 11:30 am (Eastern Time).
The time has been chosen to accommodate a global audience. Students are required to attend both sessions.
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