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Korea Peacebuilding Institute (KOPI)


The Korea Peacebuilding Institute (KOPI) was founded in 2011 as a nonprofit dedicated to supporting peace and reconciliation in Korea. KOPI provides training and resources for people interested in Restorative Justice, Restorative Discipline, Peace Education, Peer Mediation, Mediation Training, Trauma Awareness and Healing, and Victim-Offender Reconciliation. Staff and volunteers at KOPI work with NGOs, schools, teachers, prisoners and victims of violent crimes, and the local neighborhoods to build more peaceful and just relationships and communities. Currently, the NARPI administrative team works out of the KOPI office.




Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Peace Boat seeks to create awareness and action based on effecting positive social and political change in the world. It pursues this through the organization of global educational programmes, responsible travel, cooperative projects and advocacy activities. These activities are carried out on a partnership basis with other civil society organizations and communities in Japan, Northeast Asia, and around the world. Peace Boat carries out its main activities through a chartered passenger ship that travels the world on peace voyages. The ship creates a neutral, mobile space and enables people to engage across borders in dialogue and mutual cooperation at sea, and in the ports that it visits. Activities based in Japan and Northeast Asia are carried out from seven Peace Centers in Japan.


Peace in China

Peace in China is an educational and cultural exchange centre. It focuses on building peace between China and other countries by organizing exchange programs, English training, peacebuilding tranings, etc.


Transcend Japan

Transcend Japan is a network on conflict transformation and nonviolent intervention, and it is connected to Transcend International in the theory and methods it is based on. It provides many training/education opportunities at schools, universities and community centres. It also publishes its own journal twice a year, which includes academic articles, activitiy reports and journalism. It also has some sectors that work in specific peace-related topics, such as "the drama project", "education" and "peace study tour".


Nonviolent Peaceforce Japan


Nonviolent Peaceforce Japan (NPJ) is an NGO that was established to support Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP). Nonviolent Peaceforce is an international NGO which was established in 2002 in India, and it sends its field team members to protect civilians and foster dialogue in conflict zones. Nonviolent Peaceforce Japan holds meetings, raises funds, and organizes workshops and seminars on nonviolence. NPJ believes that nonviolent direct action and conflict resolution are not merely an ideal, but the most realistic and practical solution.


Peace Missions Center

Peace Missions Center was founded in 1998 as one of two special agencies of Japan Mennonite Christian Church Conference of Hokkaido. The center seeks to support the mission and peace ministries of the member congregations through seminars, a gift sharing program and partnership with other organizations such as Christian Peacemaker Teams, Mennonite World Conference and NARPI.


Blue Banner

Blue Banner is a Mongolian non-governmental organization established in 2005 to promote nuclear non-proliferation and Mongolia¡¯s initiative to turn the country into a nuclear-weapon-free zone (NWFZ). It is independent from the government or any of its agencies and does not depend on nor receive instruction or any financial support from the government. It believes that the government of Mongolia needs to promote more vigorously the policy of establishing and institutionalizing the concept of the single-state NWFZ. Blue Banner also believes that independent NGOs and think tanks can make useful practical suggestions to the government on the ways and means of promoting the initiative, including the form and content of the future zone. To that end it undertakes special area studies and presents its findings and recommendations to the general public or the government as the case may be.


Taiwan Grassroots Alliance for Peace


Taiwan Grassroots Alliance for Peace was founded in 2008. The pursuit of peace and the prevention of conflict, confrontation and war have become the common vision of the people of Taiwan. The efforts of the grassroots groups and non-governmental organizations are the most energized power from society to keep the peace and resolve conflict in Taiwan. Besides understanding, respect and tolerance for differences, peace should be active on behalf of public justice. To motivate a social movement for peace, Taiwan Grassroots Alliance for Peace aims to empower grassroots groups for the issues of human rights, gender, ethnic groups, environmental justice, culture, labor rights and cross-strait relations to deepen the meaning of peace and to achieve the value of peace.