Press Clip Source: Freethinking Forum
Date: April 25, 2016
Hosted by: Bill Weir
Watch original video: Here.
Mel Duncan has given many years of his work to building the most successful organization dedicated to providing trained international civilian teams that prevent death and destruction and protect human rights in areas where they can create space for local groups to enter into dialog and find peaceful resolution that ends their conflict. NP has developed the UN model for Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP). At request of Pope Francis Mr. Duncan served on the Pontifical Council on Peace and Justice that recommended replacing the Just War Doctrine with a new focus on "Just Peace" (April, 2016). NP has a paid field staff of 250 from many nations (half are women) all well trained in 10 methods of helping those involved in resolving conflicts. More funds are needed to recruit, train and provide field staff to enable local groups to resolve conflicts. See www.NonviolentPeaceforce.org for more information.