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As an unarmed, paid civilian peacekeeping force, Nonviolent Peaceforce fosters dialogue among parties in conflict and provides a protective presence for threatened civilians.

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Leveraging Support for Peace in Your Com…

Leveraging Support for Peace in Your Community - An Interview with Jeanne Lound Schaller from Midland, MI

What is the impact that you see Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) having in the world? On the morning of his assassination, almost fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our next...

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The State of Peace in Mindanao

The State of Peace in Mindanao

"The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro raised the hopes and expectations of the Bangsamoro people who had grown so tired of war." Two years ago, the government of the Philippines signed...

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Nonviolent Peaceforce Conducts Assessmen…

Nonviolent Peaceforce Conducts Assessment along Refugee Migration Route in Europe

If I had known about how I would be treated along this journey, I might have never left my country. Better to die under the bombs in my home than...

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A Peace of My Mind

A Peace of My Mind

John Noltner interviewed NP's Mel Duncan for his first book, "A Peace of My Mind." The book consists of interviews with people of all backgrounds on the subject of peace...

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UN determined to work collectively to en…

UN determined to work collectively to ensure people worldwide are protected, says Ban

Press Clip Source: UN News CentreDate: June 10, 2016Read original article: Here.   Speaking at a Security Council debate on the protection of civilians, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that the United Nations...

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Changes in NP Leadership - Letter from T…

NP supporters, friends and families: I am writing to you today to share some news. Firstly, in the spirit of embracing the reality that change is the great constant in life...

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NP, A Part of History

NP, A Part of History

On May 23rd, Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) joined Jane Addams, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Code Pink, A.J. Muste, Veterans for Peace, the War Resisters League, and many more peacemakers in the...

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Nonviolently Protecting Civilians

Nonviolently Protecting Civilians

Press Clip Source: American Friends Service CommitteeDate: May 11, 2016Written by: Mel Duncan and David HartsoughRead original article: Here.   Seventeen years ago this month, I grabbed a stranger by the arm at...

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Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP)

Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP)

NP works to promote and implement unarmed civilian protection as a tool for reducing violence and protecting civilians in situations of violent conflict.

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Get involved

Your donation today allows us to prevent violence, protect vulnerable civilians, and promote peace in areas of conflict like South Sudan, the Philippines, Myanmar, Syria and Ukraine. Find out all the different ways you can get involved and help us!
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Publications

Publications

Here you can find publications by Nonviolent Peaceforce that explain its mission and highlight its projects and current developments.

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