After his time with Ploughshares, he founded or co-founded Peace Brigades International, Peacefurid Canada, and Canadian Friends of Burma, among other organizations that have played important roles in speaking truth to power.
What does PBI stand for?
PBI stands for Peace Brigades International
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She is a trustee of the UK section of the organisation known as Peace Brigades International, which seeks to protect human rights defenders, primarily in Central and South America.
Organizations like Peace Brigades International and Nonviolent Peaceforce, to name just two, have been doing precisely this kind of unarmed civilian peacekeeping with remarkable small-scale successes in places like Colombia, South Sudan and Sri Lanka, which have situations comparable to that of Syria.
Language graduate June Holmes is giving up her job with Barnardo's in Newcastle and flying out to rural Columbia next month to join Peace Brigades International (PBI).
More recently, Peace Brigades International (PBI), Witness for Peace, and others have advanced the concept of nonviolent intervention with important successes in Central America.
Peace Brigades International has been the pioneer, and many secular and faith-based NGOs now support their own peace teams.
Peace Brigades International is only one of numerous organizations experimenting with nonviolent strategies in war-torn regions.
Members of Peace Brigades International now accompany Cu and Mayen wherever they go.