Peace Brigades International (PBI) UK Section

Peace Brigades International (PBI) UK Section

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Peace Brigades International (PBI) UK Section

Peace Brigades International (PBI) is an international grassroots NGO that has promoted non-violence and protected human rights since 1981. We send international volunteers to areas of conflict, providing protective accompaniment to human rights defenders threatened by political violence. We also facilitate other peace-building initiatives.

Peace Brigades International - UK Section (PBI UK) is one of 16 PBI country groups that provides crucial support to our field projects in Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico and Nepal. We promote human rights and raise awareness of the issues faced by human rights defenders amongst the public and UK decision makers. We recruit and train volunteers for our field projects, as well as raising funds. We are helping to create a global culture of peace and we show that non-violent approaches to conflict resolution work.

Founded 1986

  • Protection of Women Human Rights Defenders

    Women are often the main targets of violence in countries affected by long standing confli... More