Swedish artist Meja joined the NVP as Peace and Non-Violence Ambassador in 2012 and unveiled her interpretation of The Knotted Gun sculpture – "Mirrors For Peace" – at an exhibition in Stockholm in 2013.
Unveiling the sculpture at the Mood Mall in Stockholm. The pop-up art store "FoKo Art to Go" invited NVPS to display sketches drawn by art students from the high-schools Victor Rydberg Jarlaplan and Södra Latin in a competition to raise money for NVP and to get the educational programs introduced to their classes.
Meja performing at Obaren in Stockholm...with her Knotted Gun sculpture on stage, raising funds for Non-Violence Project Sweden
The Non-Violence Project is a non-profit organization created in 1993 with the goal of preventing and reducing violence. The organization is headquartered in Switzerland and is active in many countries around the world. Its symbol, the Knotted Gun, is an international symbol of peace.
Our mission is to INSPIRE, MOTIVATE and ENGAGE people to solve conflicts without resorting to any form of violence. Through education and awareness, we measure the impact of our programs and we have a specific focus on youth as we believe in the power of young people as changemakers.