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Nonviolent Peaceforce

Nonviolent Peaceforce

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Jobs 92
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Last update: Aug 31, 2022 Last update: 31 Aug, 2022
General
Jobs 92
Tenders 7
Shortlists/Awards 0
Partners/Competitors 0

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Legal residence: Switzerland
Types: NGO NGO
Funding agencies: Other
Sectors: Conflict, Human Rights Conflict, Human Rights
Nr. of employees: 201-500
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Status: Active

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About

Nonviolent Peaceforce is a global civil society organization. We protect civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies.We build peace side by side with local communities. We advocate for the wider adoption of these approaches to safeguard human lives and dignity. We envision a world in which large-scale unarmed civilian peacekeeping using proven nonviolent strategies is recognized as a viable alternative in preventing, addressing, and mitigating violent conflicts worldwide. Our primary strategy for achieving this vision is the creation of space to foster dialogue. 

We most often respond to invitations by credible local organizations committed to nonviolent solutions. Once invited, we meet key players, including commanders from opposing sides, local police, religious, business, and civil society leaders. We live and work in communities within conflict zones alongside local people. When violence erupts, civilians under threat often contact us. They know and trust us. We have been living among them. Visibly nonpartisan and unarmed, we arrive in NP uniforms, with NP vehicles, letting our presence be known. Our activities have ranged from entering active conflict zones to remove civilians in the crossfire to providing opposing factions a safe space to negotiate. Other activities include serving as a communication link between warring factions, securing safe temporary housing for civilians displaced by war, and providing violence prevention measures during elections.

 

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