Nonviolent Action & Peacebuilding

The NVA Working Group aims to research, discuss, debate, and engage other members about the complementary and overlapping aspects of nonviolent action and peacebuilding under the broad definition of conflict transformation. The group meets about every six weeks to develop important shared concepts, new ideas and proposals for collaborative work, research, and materials in the spirit of bridging the unconstructive divide between the “resolutionary” and “revolutionary” fields in conflict transformation. The group’s medium- and long-term goals include providing new, relevant information and research to policy, academic and practitioner audiences involved in transforming conflicts in the US and across the globe.

The Nonviolent Action & Peacebuilding Working Group is in partnership with:


If you would like more information about AfP’s Nonviolent Action & Peacebuilding Working Groups, or other AfP Working Groups, contact Mena Ayazi, Policy and Advocacy Manager, at or Liz Hume, Vice President, at