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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's Role During Historical Transition i…

NP's Role During Historical Transition in Myanmar

Nonviolent Peaceforce’s work in Myanmar is at a crucial juncture because of a recent landmark election with Aung San Suu Kyi nominated as defacto leader of the country and the...

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Board Vice Chair Mukesh Kapila Visits NP…

Board Vice Chair Mukesh Kapila Visits NP in Lebanon

Hosted by NGO Islamic Relief, the United Nations (UNWRA), Lebanese Red Cross, and the MENA regional office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) I...

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Women Peacekeeping Teams working to end …

Women Peacekeeping Teams working to end gender-based violence

Despite commitments by the warring parties in South Sudan to implement the peace agreement signed in August 2015, violent conflict continues. After over two years of war, the country’s infrastructure...

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From Recognition to Implementation at th…

From Recognition to Implementation at the United Nations

After 50 years, nonviolent peacekeeping or unarmed civilian protection has finally become a priority at the United Nations. When we started talking about unarmed civilian protection at the UN over...

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Working Together: NP's Many Collaborator…

Working Together: NP's Many Collaborators in the Field

By Maria Mutauta, Intern for Nonviolent Peaceforce in the Philippines   Maria is a recent graduate of the University of Nairobi in Kenya where she studied law and worked with an NGO...

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Nonviolent Peaceforce and Martin Luther …

Nonviolent Peaceforce and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Hundreds of people, most of them young and committed to nonviolence, went to the US South to organize and register black voters in the early 1960's.Among them wereAndrew Goodman, James...

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The Hague Peace Symposium

The Hague Peace Symposium

On September 21st, on the international day of peace, the Peace Manifesto: “Let the Children Play: Invest in Peace” was presented in The Hague, Netherlands. The organizer of the manifesto...

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18 Children Safely Returned to Parents i…

18 Children Safely Returned to Parents in South Sudan

“I never thought I would see my children ever again, neither did I think my children were still alive. I am the happiest man in the world and thank you...

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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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