Latest media releases
Media release dated 11 February 2019
Symposium: Islam belongs to Switzerland
On Monday, 25 February 2019, Mission 21 will hold its annual conference "Interreligious Peace Work" with renowned experts. The theme of the symposium: Islam belongs to Switzerland - What does this statement mean in our everyday life? The symposium offers various perspectives for a constructive dialogue between Muslims and the Swiss majority society.
Media release dated 29 January 2019
Change in the management of Mission 21
Claudia Bandixen, Director of Mission 21, Switzerland's oldest Christian humanitarian organisation, is retiring at the end of August 2019. The Board has elected Jochen Kirsch as her successor. He has been with Mission 21 since 2004 and has headed the International Relations of Mission 21 since 2014.
Media release dated 06 November 2018
Cameroon: 78 students of Mission 21's partner church kidnapped
On Sunday evening, November 4, unknown armed men attacked the Presbyterian Secondary School in the city of Bamenda. They kidnapped 78 students as well as the principal and two employees. The boarding school belongs to the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, partner church of Mission 21.