Nonviolent Peaceforce Feasibility Study

The Nonviolent Peaceforce Feasibility Study was undertaken in 2001 by an international team of researchers whose efforts were coordinated by Christine Schweitzer, who later served as Programme Director for NP.

The study was conducted with support from the United States Institute of Peace.

This study provides a thorough record of the practices of peace teams in the field, as well as of the selection, training and support of personnel. The document is available below for download by chapters, free of charge.

Note: The document is over 300 pages. Download by chapter in pdf:


                     Chapter 1 - Putting NP In The Picture

                     Chapter 2 - Activities

                     Chapter 3 - Field Relationships

                     Chapter 4 - Personnel

                     Chapter 5 - Training