Raising awareness/Ambassadors for peace

Håkan Hellström

Håkan Hellström | Sweden



Artist and musician




Håkan Hellström, Swedish artist and musician, was appointed Non-Violence Ambassador in 2017.  He unveiled his customized Knotted Gun called ”Peace n Luv” just before his long awaited performance at the Bråvalla festival.  The name of the sculprue has been inspired by is the first song on his seventh album ”Det kommer aldrig att va över för mig”.

Håkan Hellström stated « I am proud to be an Ambassador for Peace and join the Non-Violence movement”

> Håkan Hellström artistic interpretation of the Knotted Gun sculpture

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. 
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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. 
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