Minneapolis Based Nonviolent Peaceforce Hits Times Square

Minneapolis Based Nonviolent Peaceforce Hits Times Square

An ad featuring the field teamwork of Nonviolent Peaceforce is running on the CBS Super Screen on 42nd Street, New York City, and will continue through January 12th. Every day, at least a million and a half people will see the holiday message that peace can best be created and kept in nonviolent... - November 30, 2013

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) Announces Doris Mariani as Executive Director

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) announced the appointment of Doris Mariani as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Mariani will lead Nonviolent Peaceforce into its second decade of providing unarmed civilian peacekeeping in conflict affected areas around the globe. - October 07, 2013

Nonviolent Peaceforce Featured at High Level Briefing at the UN

Over 130 representatives of UN member States, Observers, UN officials and civil society representatives met Friday at the UN, for a high level briefing organized by the Permanent Missions of Belgium, Benin, Costa Rica and Philippines, to discuss broadening the concept of peacekeeping to include the contribution of civil society to the unarmed protection of civilians in conflict situations. - March 28, 2012

UN Considering Civilians’ Role in Peacekeeping and Protecting Threatened Civilians - South Sudan Country Leader Returning to Testify

Several missions to the United Nations (UN) as well as other UN entities will focus on Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) as an effective tool for the protection of civilians and prevention of violence on March 16-23. The work of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a Minnesota-founded organization, will be... - March 13, 2012

In a Letter Released Today to President Obama and Congress, Nonviolent Peaceforce Urges Using Civilian Peacekeepers as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Global Violence

In a letter released today to President Obama and Congressional budget negotiators, the international non-profit organization Nonviolent Peaceforce urged them to look at a new way of responding to global violence and conflict that would entail great savings. According to Mel Duncan, co-founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce and the letter's author, "In some conflict situations around the world, it makes sound strategic sense to use unarmed international civilian peacekeepers to protect civilians." - July 27, 2011

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