→Non-profit organisation founded in 1997 in Geneva, Switzerland.
→Affiliated with the United Nations on a consultative status at ECOSOC.
→Established in more than 25 countries.
The mission of IAHV is to build a sustainable and inclusive peace by promoting the development of human values in both the individual and societies on a global scale.
Our human-centred approach lends itself to working across sectors and populations, including international organisations (UN, EU, World Bank), governments, managers and CEO's, social and community workers, women's groups, religious leaders, refugees, victims of violence, youth, terrorists and rebels, prisoners and children, and differing religious, ethnic and social communities.
Our areas of expertise
Prevention of violent extremism
Programs for young adults, vulnerable to violent extremist influences
Rehabilitation and reinsertion programs for inmates and stress management program for staff members
"I was waking up 7 to 10 times a night since the past 2 months (after the terrorist attacks), it's been exhausting. Now, I wake up only twice and with my breathing techniques, i'm able to fall asleep again."
- Brussels airport staff, May 2016
"I learned to accept the situation, to live with it. Now, I can forgive myself and forgive my son" - mother of a Belgian foreigh fighter, Feb 2016
Healing, Resilience and Empowerment program for migrants - Brussels Sept 2017
Supporting professionals working in conflict areas - teachers, social workers, NGOs in Jordan (current EU project)