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May 4, 2016
CARL FREDRIK REUTERSWÄRD, the artist and creator of the Non-Violence symbol, The Knotted Gun, has died, 81 years old. Carl Fredrik was a fantastic person and one of Sweden’s most respected artists ever. The Knotted Gun has become one of the most well-known symbols for Peace and Non-Violence in the world and is also the […]
March 18, 2016
Last week we were happily aware of the fact that TED Talk chosed to published a picture on their Instagram portraiting the knitted, knotted gun sculpture in Malmoe, Sweden. Out of all images shown at Magda Sayeg's TED Talk they picked this one.
February 16, 2016
Smarteyes introduces a new collection and partnership with the Non-Violence Project. The new collection is different from all previous collections released by Smarteyes, taking fashion and style to a new level by taking a stand for peace and against violence. For every sold pair of glasses Smarteyes will donate five euros to our educational program […]
January 3, 2016
The Non Violence Project Mexico is proud to announce our alliance with one of the most prestigious soccer clubs in the world, The Club América from México.
February 10, 2015
Non-Violence Project Japan が2015年10月2日、International Day of Non-Violence (国連が制定した非暴力国際デー)に設立された。
January 15, 2015
The Non-Violence Mexico team invited young people with friends and parents to a non-violence and sports clinic next to the University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona. The visiting Super Bowl audience were introduced to the Non-Violence Project's educational program and invited to participate in a mix of activities from the Arizona Play 60 NFL program […]


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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. 
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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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