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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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What Happens When You Replace a Just War…

What Happens When You Replace a Just War With a Just Peace

Press Clip Source: Foreign PolicyDate: May 18, 2016Written by: Maria J. StephanRead original article: Here.   Can the Catholic Church put an end to centuries of sanctioning war, and start promoting peace instead? April, at...

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Interview with NP Intern Yiran "Sha…

Interview with NP Intern Yiran "Sharon" Sun

Yiran "Sharon" Sun is a financial and administrative support intern for Nonviolent Peaceforce. As a small organization, we rely immensely on the support interns and volunteers and we are tremendously...

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Working to Reduce Violence in Local Comm…

Working to Reduce Violence in Local Communities

While international media attention mainly focuses on the brutal civil war in South Sudan, smaller “wars” are being waged across the country that also warrant attention and speak to the...

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Shifting from Just War to Just Peace

Shifting from Just War to Just Peace

On Friday April 29 2016, the Italian news service, ANSA, reported that Pope Francis is “considering global peace as the next topic of the Synod of Bishops.” Earlier in the...

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A Nonviolent Alternative to War – Podcas…

A Nonviolent Alternative to War – Podcast

Press Clip Source: Metta Center for NonviolenceDate: May 3, 2016Written by: Soneile HymnRead original article: Here.   This week on Peace Paradigm Radio, we continue the conversation on the Just War Doctrine, and discuss...

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Rediscovering nonviolence in the Vatican

Rediscovering nonviolence in the Vatican

Press Clip Source: TransformationDate: May 2, 2016Written by: Michael N. NaglerRead original article: Here.   Is the Catholic Church ready to abandon ‘just war’ theory and recommit to pacifism? Last month, Bernie Sanders...

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NP at the Quaker Council for European Af…

NP at the Quaker Council for European Affairs

On 18 April, Nonviolent Peaceforce was invited by the Quaker Council for European Affairs to speak at a conference that marked the 6th edition on Global Day of Action on...

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Not shrinking from violence

Not shrinking from violence

Press Clip Source: American Friends Service CommitteeDate: April 25, 2016Written by: AFSCRead original article: Here.   Learn about the work of Nonviolent Peaceforce, nominated by AFSC for the Nobel Peace Prize. As a...

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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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