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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.

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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.

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 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