Norwegian Peace Council

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Norwegian Peace Council
Formation25 October 1945; 76 years ago (1945-10-25)
TypePolitical advocacy

The Norwegian Peace Council (Norwegian: Norges Fredsråd) is the largest peace organisation in Norway. It is an umbrella organisation of 20 non-governmental organisations concerned with peace. It was founded on 25 October 1945 by seven NGOs.[1]

Its honorary President is Fredrik S. Heffermehl.

Member organisations[edit]

  1. Bestemødre for fred
  2. Changemaker
  3. CISV Norway
  4. Folkereisning mot krig
  5. IFOR Norge
  6. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Norway
  7. Internasjonal Dugnad
  8. International Organisation of Good Templars Norway
  9. Juvente
  10. Nansen Peace Centre
  11. Nei til Nye NATO
  12. Networkers South-North
  13. Student Christian Movement in Norway
  14. Norwegian Peace Association
  15. International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Norway
  16. One-People
  17. PBI-Peace Brigades International
  18. PRESS-Redd Barna Ungdom
  19. Religious Society of Friends Norway


  1. ^ Johanne Skog Gripsrud, Fredsarbeid og fredsarbeidere : glimt fra historien om fred og frihet (pp. 66–67), Universitetsforlaget, 1985

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