Brothers against violence

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2018 09:30 GMT

The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) announces two new Peace Ambassadors - New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist and HC Frölunda's Joel Lundqvist. "We hope to bring more knowledge to young people and spread Non-Violence Projects important message about non-violence by becoming Ambassadors for Peace."

"Geneva has a role to play in promoting non-violence"

News   •   Jun 08, 2018 13:18 GMT

Blaise Oberson heads a foundation recently established in Geneva, which educates young people to eradicate violence.

Gucci redesigns knotted gun to promote Non-Violence

News   •   Jun 08, 2018 12:51 GMT

ROME- Patrizia Gucci has crafted her own version of the internationally renowned symbol for the Non-Violence project foundation. As the only Gucci family member currently working in design today, she has redesigned the knotted gun created by artist Carl Fredrik Reutersward in 1980 which is on display outside the headquarters if the United Nations in New York City.

Exklusivt hos ELLE: Acne Studios Jonny Johansson i designsamarbete med Non Violence Project

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 12:42 GMT

​I år är det 30 år sedan den världskända fredssymbolen ”The knotted gun” inrättades utanför FN-byggnaden i New York. I samband med 30-års jubileet lanserar nu Non Violence Project nya designsamarbeten på den symboliska revolvern. Acne For Peace heter den första designen som tagits fram av Acnes Jonny Johansson.

Non-violence project to help thousands of school students in Uganda

News   •   Apr 13, 2018 12:45 GMT

More than 25,000 pupils are to benefit from a new project to combat violence in schools in eastern Uganda The Non-Violence Project Foundation’s (NVPF) education project was launched this month with the aim of stopping youth violence in the country and more students being murdered in schools. Article by Billy Briggs for Their World, April 05 2018

The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) launches an important 3-year project to reduce youth violence in Uganda.

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2018 12:45 GMT

250 schools, 2500 teachers, 25 000 students with a total of 250 000 people in communities will be engaged in The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF)'s educational project in Uganda, thanks to the financial support from the City and the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) launches an important 3-year project to reduce youth violence in Uganda.

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 16:30 GMT

250 schools, 2500 teachers, 25 000 students with a total of 250 000 people in communities will be engaged in The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF)'s educational project in Uganda, thanks to the financial support from the City and the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF), based in Geneva, opens office in India.

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2017 14:06 GMT

The Non-Violence Project Foundation has just officially launched the NVP India office in the presence of local authorities. India is the 31st country in which NVPF is active. Birenda Kumar, the local director, is now now starting to implement the NVP educational programs in schools around the country. The objective is to educate 3 million young people by the year 2025.

A foundation wants to launch a tool at school that allows students to report violence and receive support.

News   •   Oct 13, 2017 15:29 GMT

Nearly 6% of Geneva's secondary school students report being harassed at school or on social networks, according to a study by the Department of Education. The Non-Violence Project Foundation wants to launch a tool at school that allows students to report violence and receive support. Photo: Norbert Michalke By: Aurélie Toninato

About The Non-Violence Project Foundation

We inspire, motivate and engage young people to learn how to solve conflicts peacefully through education.

The Non-Violence Project Foundation is a non-profit organisation with the mission to help build a better world by delivering education to young people all around the world, to enable them to learn how to act and take responsibility in all situations of conflicts and violence. We have educated more than 8 million young people and our objective is to reach 50 million young people by the end of year 2025.

20 years of educational outreach
We have a strong track record having educated and trained more than 8 million youth, teachers and sport coaches around the world. The educational programs work towards prevention through subjects like respect for one another, self-esteem, tolerance, conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, bullying, etc. It is designed for young people, ages 10-19, and combines academics with athletics in our programs Schools for Peace and Sports for Peace.

Our education programs and our outreach initiatives have won 70 awards for best practise. President Obama awarded NVP the ”President’s Call to Service Award” in 2011. Other awards include the Presidential Daily Light Award, received by President Bill Clinton, the Paul Harris Fellow Award given by Rotary International, the American National Safety Council Award for best practise and the Weed & Seed Award given by US Justice Department in 2009.

Our partners during the years have come from all walks of life. From the business community, governments, education authorities, sports organisations and from private donations. We strongly believe in partnerships across all borders and partner with other NGO's where we see strong synergies.

Inspiring youth through Education.

Address

  • The Non-Violence Project Foundation
  • Maison Internationale de l’Environnement 2, Chemin de Balexert 9
  • 1219 Geneva
  • Switzerland