Latest media releases
Media release dated 1 June 2021
"PeaceArt" - Conference for Interreligious Peace Promotion 2021
How can art contribute to understanding and peaceful coexistence? What potential is there in art to build bridges between different cultures and religions? Under the title "PeaceArt", Mission 21's specialist conference for interreligious peace promotion explores the effect art can have in connecting people. Three renowned experts - Volker Küster, Caspar Battegay and Hannan Salamat - will work out the basics of the topic in their presentations. And in four workshops, well-known professionals will provide exciting, practice-oriented approaches.
Media release from 3 September 2021
Online Summer School: "Racism and Respect"
Mission 21 continues the events on the topic of racism and discrimination. On 11, 14 and 17 September, an international online Summer School will take place on the topic of "Mission and Church - between Racism and Respect". The focus is on the question of how mission history and today's church relations are perceived from perspectives in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe. Experts from four continents will contribute their research results and contributions to the topic.
Media release dated 6 May 2021
Online Youth Summit 2021: "Yes, we care!"
Young people are being strongly affeced by the pandemic. That is why young@mission21, Mission 21's network for young adults, is organising the online Youth Summit 2021 under the slogan "Yes, we care" on 5 June 2021. How can young people maintain mental and physical self-care in the midst of the pandemic and beyond? At the online Youth Summit 2021, young adults from Switzerland and the partner countries of Mission 21 can discuss this topic, exchange ideas in workshops and receive expert input. The workshops will be led by experienced experts. More information about the event can be found ► here.