Field volunteers with Peace Brigades International come from many different countries and backgrounds. What they share is a strong commitment to nonviolence and a belief in the power of ordinary people to create a more peaceful and just world.
If you are interested in volunteering overseas with PBI, the stories from former field volunteers from the UK give you a chance to find out about volunteering from the people who've been in the same position as you.
We would like to thank the many organizations and individuals who give their valuable support to PBI UK, including:
Deadline is 17 January 2016 for training to take place in September 2016.
Vacancies at the UK Office
PBI depends almost entirely on the commitment and good will of its growing team of volunteers. If you have some time to spare and skills to share, there are several opportunities for you to volunteer with PBI-UK in London and around the country.
International protective accompaniment is a strategy pioneered by PBI for protecting human rights defenders and communities whose lives and work are threatened by political violence.
Human rights defenders are key to the development of peace and democracy in societies marked by conflict.
But because they challenge powerful interests that benefit from the status quo, human rights defenders are at great risk. By standing up for the rights of their communities, they find their own lives are in danger.