• the power of education
    to stem violence

  • the power of education
    to stem violence

  • the power of education
    to stem violence

We are a non profit organisation with a mission to inspire, motivate and engage people to prevent and reduce all forms of violence.

Key figures

Million people trained
since 1993
Years of
educational expertise
where we are present
Countries exhibiting
a knotted gun

Results & recognitions

We feel honored that one queen, two presidents, several international organizations, hundreds of ambassadors and millions of people trained including students, athletes, teachers, coaches and youth leaders have recognized our educational efforts throughout the years.

How to support


Funds are used for educational projects and programs

Order your own

Order your own Knotted Gun replica and support the Foundation's work

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


The Non-Violence Project Foundation
Avenue Louis Casaï 18
1209 - Geneva
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The Non-Violence Project is a NPO with special consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).