Norwegian Peace Council

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Norwegian Peace Council
Formation25 October 1945; 78 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 19 non-governmental organisations concerned with peace. It was founded on 25 October 1945 by seven NGOs.[1]

Member organisations[edit]

  1. Antikrigs-initiativet
  2. Bestemødre for fred
  3. Changemaker
  4. CISV Norway
  5. Hardangerakademiet
  6. IFOR Norge
  7. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Norway
  8. Internasjonal Dugnad
  9. International Organisation of Good Templars Norway
  10. Juvente
  11. Nansen Peace Centre
  12. Student Christian Movement in Norway
  13. Norwegian Peace Association
  14. International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Norway
  15. PBI-Peace Brigades International
  16. PRESS-Redd Barna Ungdom
  17. Religious Society of Friends Norway
  18. YFU Norge (Youth for Understanding Norway)


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

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