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Headquarters

The Non-Violence Project Foundation
Avenue Louis Casaï 18
1209 - Geneva
Switzerland

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CEO

Board of directors

JAN HELLMAN

Co-Founder and President

ROLF SKJÖLDEBRAND

Co-Founder and Member of the Board

NICKE BACKLUND

Member of the Board

JENS HOLM

Member of the Board

Blaise Oberson

Member of the Board

SOWON KIM

Member of the Board

AFFILIATED OFFICES - EUROPE

SWEDEN
UK & PORTUGAL
SWITZERLAND
GREECE
A Non-violence Greece country director Theodoros Bamparoutsis in black and white portrait.
THEODOROS BAMPAROUTSIS

Country Director

AFFILIATED OFFICES - Africa

Uganda
SOUTH AFRICA
A portrait of Bafana Nzimande, the new Country director of Non-Violence South Africa
BAFANA NZIMANDE

Country Director

AFFILIATED OFFICES - Americas

USA
JOHN MCKENNA

Country Director

Mexico
Brazil
Markus Schruf

Country Director

ECUADOR
A portrait of Victor Huerta, the new Country director of Non-Violence Ecuador
VICTOR HUERTA J.

Country Director

AFFILIATED OFFICES - ASIA

India
Augustine Veliath

Chairman of the Board

Japan

ASSOCIATED OFFICES

LEBANON
Ogarit Younan

Founder of the Academic University for Non-Violence and Human Rights (AUNOHR)

SIERRA LEONE
Moses Massa

National Coordinator

NON-VIOLENCE SUPPORT PROJECTS

NON-VIOLENCE LICENSING
EBBA IDSATER

CEO

Rue de Medran 29,
1936 Verbier, Switzerland

NON-VIOLENCE ART PROJECT
JAN HANSEN

Head of Non-Violence Art Project

Kemistvägen 2A,
183 79 Täby, Sweden

KNOT OK INITIATIVE
CLAES KALBORG

Head of Knot OK Initiative

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The Non-Violence Project

The Non-Violence Project is a non-profit organization created in 1993 with the goal of preventing and reducing violence. The organization is headquartered in Switzerland and is active in many countries around the world. Its symbol, the Knotted Gun, is an international symbol of peace. 
To know more about the Foundation’s history click here

Our mission

Our mission is to INSPIRE, MOTIVATE and ENGAGE people to solve conflicts without resorting to any form of violence. Through education and awareness, we measure the impact of our programs and we have a specific focus on youth as we believe in the power of young people as changemakers. 
To know more about the Foundation’s mission click here

How you can support

There are many ways to support our work ! We rely on the generosity of our donors but we also welcome projects’ sponsoring, fundraising events, partnerships of all kinds and much more. 
To find how you or your organization can support the Foundation’s activities around the world, please click here

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The Non-Violence Project Foundation
Avenue Louis Casaï 18
1209 - Geneva
Switzerland
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