August 28, 2016
  • Promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights defenders since 1981
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PBI is a nonpartisan organization: we do not interfere in the affairs of the human rights defenders we accompany.

Get involved

If you have some time to spare and skills to share, there are many opportunities for you to help PBI:

Volunteer in the field
Learn about what we offer our volunteers and what we look for in applicants.

Volunteer with your Country Group
Find out more about the work of Country Groups. They are the foundation of support for our volunteers accompanying threatened human rights defenders in the field.

International jobs with PBI
Positions occasionally become available within PBI at the international level. Check the jobs page for our latest vacancies. 

Donate today and make a difference

Please consider a donation to PBI to help us continue protecting the lives of vulnerable people working for peace.


News from PBI

What they say

"Thank you, brothers and sisters for accompanying us for these 16 years. ..You made possible what to me in the darkest hours of our people seemed impossible: to save the lives of those destined for death by repressive forces."
Julia Esquivel, poet.

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PBI resources

We invite you to watch the documentary film "30 years accompanying hope" (in Spanish) made by the PBI Guatemala Project as part of the activities carried out to celebrate 30 years since PBI arrived in the country. A "Photo Exhibition" complements the film.

Mexican Human Rights Defenders explain what PBI accompaniment has meant to them.

Starting all over again, PBI accompanies farming families returning to their lands, Cesar, Colombia

International Office, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT, U.K. Tel: +44 20 7065 0775
To find your nearest PBI office visit the international contact page