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Join us at the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival! Engage in dialogue and information-sharing on the theory, theology, and practice of Anabaptist/Mennonite peacebuilding around the world. On this website we'll keep you posted about news, program and speakers for the second edition of this international event.

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Presentation of the program!
We would like to share with you the schedule of the conference. We are very proud on the diverse and colourful program we have developed for our conference & festival. It shows a great opportunity to share and grow. And we will learn from all the diverse approaches to transform the different violent expressions in our contexts. Read more >>


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Opening ceremony with diverse speakers and Musicians Without Borders
The program of our opening plenary is now finalised and confirmed since Rachel Goossen was added as keynote-speaker. We present a program filled with music, interesting and challenging keynotes and words of welcome during the first afternoon of the conference. Read more >>


Rachel Goossen key-speaker at opening ceremony

Rachel Goossen key-speaker at opening ceremony
Rachel Goossen, Professor of History at Washburn University will take care of the third speech at our opening ceremony. The topic of her key-note will be: LGBTQ Leaders Among Us: New Directions in Peacebuilding. – This is contested issue among some Mennonites, and certainly a new topic for peacebuilding within the Mennonite community – and beyond.

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Artistic performances & exhibits
Our arts and exhibit program is now confirmed and finalised! Different artists will contribute to the 2nd GMP through their poetry, music, visual arts and even sculptures. We even got some special collaborations coming up. See the schedule for more info! Read more >>


Register on a daily basis
From now on it is possible for Dutch people to sign up for the 2nd GMP on a daily basis. Read here about further instructions and prices. Read more >>


Diversity as power of the conference

Diversity as power of the conference
"We want to create the most complete picture of peace work possible", says Andres Pacheco (32), who is the coordinator of the 2nd GMP. He was recently interviewed by Doopsgezind NL, the Dutch Mennonite magazine. Here you can read the English version of the article that came out of it. Read more >>

 
 
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