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Peace Brigades International Charity Profile
Peace Brigades International is one of the United Nations recognized non-governmental organization (NGO), which was founded in 1981 and since 1983 in crisis areas successfully for human rights and nonviolent conflict transformation starts.
International Volunteer teams vulnerable individuals and organizations. The presence of international eyes persuasive interior prevents human rights violations, because violence actors eschew the light of the public. Escort by PBI in this way helps the local actors, their work for human rights and peace continue.
The PBI teams achieve the deterrent effect of unarmed protective accompaniment by the establishment and maintenance of an extensive contact network. Relations with all legal parties to the conflict, government offices, embassies, international and national organizations are very important for the effectiveness of violence. At the same time allow the multiple contacts an objective view and impartial reporting.
To strengthen civil society PBI also offers workshops on nonviolent conflict processing. Participants are mainly members of local non-governmental organizations and churches that have learned to bear. In this Weiset helps PBI, new ways of living together and all show a culture of peace and reconciliation to anchor.
At the express request of local groups of politically motivated violence, organized PBI a protective presence with the assistance of international volunteer teams. In this way, action spaces remain for a nonviolent conflict transformation received. These are both - protects and crew - through a global alarm network with contacts to politics, diplomacy and civil society hedged. Information, advocacy seminars and complete the commitment to a violence-free action.