International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

Founding Year: 2002

Staff: 12


Peter Ackermnan (Founding Chair)

An independent non-profit educational foundation focuses on how ordinary people wage nonviolent conflict to win rights, freedom and justice. It “develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, nonmilitary strategies aimed at establishing and defending human rights, democratic self-rule and justice worldwide.” Their mission is educational. They “develop and share knowledge and resources on civil resistance with interested recipients throughout the world. This includes activists, scholars, educators, nongovernmental organizations, media professionals, and members of the policy community.”



International Center on Nonviolent Conflict contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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