|Since its founding in 1998, MEND has implemented a wide and varied range of projects and established
itself as the leading Palestinian nonviolence organization. From the outset, MEND’s approach has been
participatory and innovative. MEND, having built its reputation on a holistic and creative approach to
promoting nonviolence in schools, has taken this approach further to reach the general population.
Working through film, radio, bumper stickers and posters, training manuals, and other materials, MEND has
changed the local attitude to nonviolence from one of skepticism or dismissal (when MEND was first
established) to one of interest and appreciation – so that now even the Palestinian President and Prime
Minister talk about nonviolence.
MEND has implemented more than 40 projects since its establishment, and our main achievements include:
For a comprehensive overview of past MEND projects click here.
To read more about prior MEND projects click here.