Nonviolent Peaceforce is a global non-profit organization. We protect civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies.We build peace side by side with local communities. We advocate for the wider adoption of these approaches to safeguard human lives and dignity.
Who We Are
As an unarmed, paid civilian peacekeeping force, Nonviolent Peaceforce fosters dialogue among parties in conflict and provides a protective presence for threatened civilians.
This spring, learn about unarmed methods to protect civilians and prevent violence in the midst of war! Please share with colleagues and students.
Nonviolent Peaceforce, in partnership with the United Nations...
by Marna Anderson, Director of Development and Communications
On one of the coldest weekends in January, I had the opportunity to participate in NP’s first peacekeeper training for community protectors in the...
by Mel Duncan, Cofounder and Director of Advocacy and Outreach
In December for the first time in history, the UN Security Council recognized unarmed civilian protection (UCP). The language was contained...
Joan Bernstein -- advocate, activist, peacemaker and passionate organizer -- was sadly struck with Multiple System Atrophy (a Parkinson-like disease) several years ago that cut short her life's work of...
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Here you can find publications by Nonviolent Peaceforce that explain its mission and highlight its projects and current developments.