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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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NP at the Quaker Council for European Af…

NP at the Quaker Council for European Affairs

On 18 April, Nonviolent Peaceforce was invited by the Quaker Council for European Affairs to speak at a conference that marked the 6th edition on Global Day of Action on...

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Not shrinking from violence

Not shrinking from violence

Press Clip Source: American Friends Service CommitteeDate: April 25, 2016Written by: AFSCRead original article: Here.   Learn about the work of Nonviolent Peaceforce, nominated by AFSC for the Nobel Peace Prize. As a...

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Mel Duncan interview for Freethinking Fo…

Mel Duncan interview for Freethinking Forum

Press Clip Source: Freethinking ForumDate: April 25, 2016Hosted by: Bill WeirWatch original video: Here. Mel Duncan has given many years of his work to building the most successful organization dedicated to...

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Mel Duncan presents on his recent trip t…

Mel Duncan presents on his recent trip to the Vatican

On April 27th, Mel Duncan (co-founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce) presented about his recent trip to the Vatican where he was one of eighty peace leaders evaluating the Just War Doctrine. Over 130...

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An Idea Whose Time Has Passed: "Jus…

An Idea Whose Time Has Passed: "Just War"

Mel Duncan, co-founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce, will present on his recent trip to the Vatican where he was one of eighty peace leaders evaluating "Just War" theory. Join the conversation...

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Vatican Conference Urges End to Doctrine…

Press Clip Source: ABC NewsDate: April 14, 2016Written by: Nicole WinfieldRead original article: Here. Participants at a Vatican conference called Thursday for the Catholic Church to renounce its "just war" doctrine...

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Vatican to host first-ever conference to…

Press Clip Source: National Catholic ReporterDate: April 5, 2016Written by: Joshua J. McElweeRead original article: Here. The Vatican will be hosting a first of its kind conference next week to reexamine...

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Diary of a Peacekeeper: “It’s Like the C…

Diary of a Peacekeeper: “It’s Like the Conflict Is Following Us”

By Adrianne Lapar. Khameel sits on a piece of cardboard in a tent within northern Greece. We are literally a stone’s throw away from the border with Macedonia and far from...

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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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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

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

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