Nonviolent Peaceforce is engaged with hundreds of likeminded governments, NGOs, pioneering peacekeepers and more. Nobel Prize Laureates, peace activists, religious communities, foundations and governments around the world have endorsed our goals and projects.
These are only some of the words of support from our friends.
Nobel Peace Laureates:
|His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Tibet, Nobel Peace Laureate||"The moral force and personal discipline of non-violence offer the best, most effective long term strategies to resolve conflicts. ...I wish your efforts every success. I am asking the Foundation for Universal Responsibility to work with you on this very worthy initiative."|
|Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Guatemala, Nobel Peace Laureate||"The concept of the Global Nonviolent Peaceforce is an important contribution to the new millennium in that people working for peace, whose lives represent an ethical commitment towards that end, are an important part of the construction of a world where tolerance, respect, equality, improvement and justice become humanity's most essential values."|
|Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Nobel Peace Laureate||"Violence and death are not the last word, no, it is you who have the last word - you are God's agents to bring union where there is discord, hope where there is fear, love where there is hate."|
|Mairead Maguire, Northern Ireland, Peace People, Nobel Peace Laureate||"What you are doing here is helping the very survival of the human family."|
|Jose Ramos Horta, East Timor, Nobel Peace Laureate||Second President of East Timor, Former Prime Minister of East Timor, and a founder of the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor(FRETILIN)|
|International Peace Bureau, Nobel Peace Laureate||UN Consultative Status -ECOSOC and dedicated to the vision of a World Without War. Since winning the Nobel Peace prize in 1910 13 IPB officers have been recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize.|
|Oscar Arias Sánchez, President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Laureate||"I believe that your initiative has the potential to contribute in a meaningful way to the construction of a more peaceful world."|
|Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Laureate||Founder of Servicio Paz y Justicia (The Peace and Justice Service)|
|Lech Wałęsa, Poland, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Former President of Republic of Poland||"I want to be a part of this."|