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Beyond Violence's Syria petition goes live

It's time for inclusive Syria peace talks!

In Syria, we demand restraint from unilateral and multilateral military interventions and the immediate initiation of an inclusive peace conference.

As individual countries and t...



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Beyond Violence Wins EYA For High-Impact Digital Content

The European Youth Award announces the best 12 digital projects developed by next generation IT-pioneers addressing the most pressing social issues of today

The European Youth Award (EYA) has announced the 12 winners of its 2013 competit...



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Beyond Violence shortlisted for prestigious Youth Award

Beyond Violence is among 60 youth projects that have been shortlisted for the World Summit Youth Award and the European Youth Award. Provided that Beyond Violence passes the next round, a trip to the digital events of the year awaits us. Beyond Vi...



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“Voices for Peace” Zimbabwe Campaign launches

Beyond Violence has just launched its Zimbabwe Campaign “Voices For Peace”. The campaign aims to prevent the political violence that has plagued the country during past elections. Beyond Violence hopes that by uniting Zimbabweans in a call for pe...



Tim Williams presented an early warning project

Beyond Violence founder and Operations Coordinator Timothy Williams presented a paper at the International Association of Genocide Scholars' conference in Siena, Italy from 19-22 June 2013, on factors explaining why genocide occurs. The paper was well received and provoked much debate as it uses a new method to try and find ways of assessing a country’s risk of genocide occurring. The innov...


BV will use an innovative way to fight violence in Zimbabwe

For the Zimbabwe campaign Beyond Violence will use the idea of missed calls for signing the petition. There will be four phone numbers which people can call. Their calls will be automatically rejected so that the call does not cost anything. This means even people who have no money to pay for phone credit can participate....


End of the Armenia/Azerbaijan campaign

The Armenia-Azerbaijan campaign has come to an end today May 12 2013 for the 19th anniversary of the ceasefire between Armenians and Azerbaijanis. The petition demanding non-violent conflict resolution has been signed by 134 people from more than 20 different countries around the world. Thanks to volunteers in France, UK, Brazil, Canada and Germany, the paper version of the petition has been s...


BV received a grant from the Joffe Trust

The Joffe Charitable Trust, which concentrates on supporting development projects in the developing world, primarily in anglophone sub-Saharan Africa, provided Beyond Violence with twelve months funding for our Zimbabwe campaign. The overall amount of the grant is 23,700 GBP. The project funding starts in May 2013. The gra...


BV semi-finalist at the Dell Challenge

After the initial phase Beyond Violence was selected as semi-finalist at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge. The Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC) is a platform at which students compete for cash prizes to put their social innovation projects into action and connect with a worldwide community of supportive, likeminded educators and professionals. Beyond Violence joined the Dell Social Inn...


BV at the Conference on peacebuilding

At a conference on peacebuilding opportunities in Nagorno-Karabach, was attended by Beyond Violence founder and Operations Coordinator, Tim Williams. The conference from 23 until 27 November was organised by the Peace Research Institute in Frankfurt focused primarily on the role of justice in managing and solving the conflict. The conference brought together academics, politicians and practitioner...


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