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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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Conflict Without Weapons

Conflict Without Weapons

Press Clip Source: Conscious MagazineDate: July 6, 2016Written by: Kathryn Lundstrom, summer intern at NP USARead original article: Here.   I walked into Nonviolent Peaceforce at the end of May hoping for a...

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South Sudan update: in the face of dange…

South Sudan update: in the face of danger

As many of you will be seeing in the media, the conflict in South Sudan has once again escalated. While some call what is happening now in Juba, a return to...

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Unarmed Civilian Protection Course in Te…

Unarmed Civilian Protection Course in Testing

Years of work are coming to an exciting point of fruition this month as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) goes through a trial run in final...

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"Hiroshima: I am Sorry" by Mel…

"Hiroshima: I am Sorry" by Mel Duncan

On July 6 2016, Mel Ducan spent the morning at the Hiroshima site below where the bomb exploded in August 1945. In the evening, Mel gave a statement where he...

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Talk Nation Radio: Mel Duncan on why una…

Talk Nation Radio: Mel Duncan on why unarmed civilian protection is better than war

Press Clip Source: Talk Nation RadioDate: July 5, 2016Interview by: David SwansonListen original interview: Here.   Mel Duncan is a co-founder and current Director of Advocacy and Outreach for Nonviolent Peaceforce, an international...

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These Women Are Working To Bring Peace T…

These Women Are Working To Bring Peace To South Sudan

Press Clip Source: BUST MagazineDate: June 2016Written by: Madeline RaynorRead original article: Here.   Give Peace a Chance The nation of South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, and has been entrenched in civil...

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Call for Peace Research Collaborators

Call for Peace Research Collaborators

Former Nonviolent Peaceforce employee, Rachel Julian, and some of her colleagues are looking for collaborators on their project researching unarmed protection and peacekeeping. Currently a Senior Lecturer at Leeds University...

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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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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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