Overview of actors

Mission 21

Mission 21 works in the context of sustainable development cooperation as well as humanitarian action for peacebuilding, education, health, food sovereignty, economic empowerment.

We are engaged in around 100 projects in 20 countries. We are particularly committed to good governance and to gender justice. We offer intercultural exchange programmes, promote interreligious cooperation and understanding of global contexts.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Reduced Inequalities
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

How we work

Mission 21 is a worldwide community of partner churches and partner organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Our projects and fields of action are based on the specific needs of our partner organizations. Together we form an international learning community and create space for intercultural exchange and interreligious cooperation.

... and why

Our understanding of mission is based on the fundamental principle that all people are different, but created with equal value and dignity. Therefore, they are to participate equally in life regardless of their ethnicity, gender, religion or geographic origin.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Agriculture and Forestry
Diversity Management
Education and Training
Health and Nutrition
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Media and Communication
Monitoring and Evaluation
Political Affairs and Peacekeeping
Social Development

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities no
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid


Basel, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Latin America and the Caribbean
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

Outside Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

Learn more

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