Latest media releases
Media release dated 24 May 2019
Development cooperation under review
On saturday, 29th of June, the Youth Summit of Mission 21 will take a closer look on development cooperation. For the first time, young@mission21- the youth network of Mission 21- organises an event together with almost all youth parties of Switzerland. The Youth Summit offers an exciting and controversial programme. Special guest: Ambassador Manuel Sager, Director of SDC.
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.