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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. Lees meer >>


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. Lees meer >>


Peace concert during opening ceremony

Peace concert during opening ceremony
Violinist Karl Stobbe and pianist Benjamin Moser will be kicking off the 2nd Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference with a concert of classical music that is focused upon themes of peace, unity, war, and oppression. Their program will include music by John Williams, Arvo Part, Debussy, and Prokofiev. Lees meer >>


Ruard Ganzevoort and Agnes Abuom key-speakers at opening event

Ruard Ganzevoort and Agnes Abuom key-speakers at opening event
We are glad to announce that World Council of Churches moderator Agnes Abuom and Dean of the Faculty of Religion and Theology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Ruard Ganzevoort will be two of the key - speakers during our opening ceremony. Lees meer >>


Additional library tour and exhibit before the conference

Additional library tour and exhibit before the conference
Would you like to attend an exhibit and tour featuring rare books, prints, and other Mennonite cultural heritage treasures from the Mennonite Library in Amsterdam? Entry for this auxiliary conference programming is free for conference attendees, but space is limited... see more about the tour details and highlights below.  Lees meer >>


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. Lees meer >>


Poetry about peace and mourning

Poetry about peace and mourning
Connie Braun will present parts of her newest work “Where I Live and Move and Have my Being” at the conference. The poems in this book  consider the relationship between peace and mourning. She was inspired by Ecclesiastes 7:4: “The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning”. Connie will read during the Arts Cafe at the 2nd GMP on Friday 28th of June. Lees meer >>


Call for proposals

Call for proposals
For the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival, we invite proposals that address specific aspects of building peace with justice from the perspective of the rich and diverse Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition or which locate themselves in this tradition of a peace church. Lees meer >>


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