Welcome to Civil Society at the United Nations
"The world is over-armed and peace is underfunded"
- Ban Ki-moon,Former United Nations Secretary-General
Learn how to advocate for issues you care about
Connect with others who are leading similar efforts
Implement new strategies in the international community
Join NonviolenceNY as we build a better world Together.
Nonviolence International is an international humanitarian organization that seeks, researches and advocates for nonviolent solutions in violent and oppressive situations. Here in our New York branch, we believe those ideals can be broken down into three main areas of work, then implemented across the international community of civil society encouraging progress around the world.
We are currently partnered up with hundreds of organizations across the world through different major coalitions here in NYC and at the United Nations, we work with our partners to achieve different goals that support a sustainable future for all people in the world.
We work to build a platform that all voices can be heard, From Stakeholders to minority groups we will teach, empower, and amplify their stories and solutions for the benefit of us all.
Strength is in numbers and only in the combined efforts of everyone involved in providing a solution is the success of a movement achieved. We support civil society and help build coalitions and movements to give representation to all who are involved, in need, or who want to help. Our advocacy efforts are done from a dual sense to reflect our mission. We focus on training and building the tools needed for each of our programs and then
each of those programs are then designed to strengthen civil society
coalitions so that we may work together on our shared political
goals - we organize this work both into our tracks and into our Campaigns: