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October 6, 2022
The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) is launching an initiative to fight hate speech on social media and specifically on Instagram by using its algorithms to shadow-ban and silence hate accounts. The initiative is meant to draw attention from the public, regulators, and a call to action from Instagram to act against growing online hate speech […]
September 14, 2022
The Non-Violence Project Foundation is thrilled to announce the nomination of Anouk Tenten as its new CEO. With a strong international profile and after more than 12 years of management experience in the field of education, Anouk Tenten holds great ambition for the Foundation, aiming to make NVP programs a standard for all organizations in […]
September 5, 2022
The Non-Violence Project Foundation is thrilled that a replica of the Knotted Gun, an international symbol of peace and logo of the Foundation, has been exhibited for the first time in Geneva, a city hosting many international organizations striving for peace and the Foundation’s headquarters. The Knotted Gun’s replicas are displayed in more than 30 […]
July 18, 2022
“Our experience shows that with our violence prevention programs, we can reduce by 40% violent behaviors in schools .” We are halfway through 2022. What is the situation in Uganda with regards to Covid’s impacts? Uganda is fully open now and a national campaign to vaccinate is still ongoing so we can say that the […]
June 29, 2022
21 is the key word NVP UK is launching 21 Performances for Peace an initiative involving 21 artists performing three songs or poems for peace followed by an interview around the artist’s own beliefs and thoughts on peace. These performances will taking place for 21 weeks leading to the World Peace Day in September 2022. 21 Peace […]
June 1, 2022
Sowon Kim is an Associate Professor and member of the EHL’s Women in Leadership (WIL), leading the Sexual Harassement Prevention (SHP) initiative at EHL(Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne). She shares here her feedback on this initiative started almost 3 years ago in collaboration with the Non Violence Project Foundation What was the motivation to launch SHP at […]


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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 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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