Graines de Paix Foundation develops transformative educational programs for Education authorities that foster and combine Quality education, prevention of violence and radicalization, and the human and social skills for peace in society and with nature. It is the only international organization to design and implement one systemic program that achieves these three societal objectives, making it far more cost effective and time efficient. It helps governments, in particular the Education, Social Affairs and Women Ministries to achieve their SDG goals 3, 4, 5, 16 + 17 simultaneously.
Graines de Paix Foundation is an international humanitarian development organization with ECOSOC status, that is funded by UNICEF, the SDC (Swiss Development Agency), Embassies, major Swiss public entities and large foundations. In 2019, it was awarded the Smart Peace Prize by the Leaders for Peace Foundation for its early-childhood Education achievements and its focus on peace and violence prevention competencies. This was followed by the End Violence Against Children organization’s recognition, also in 2019. It was an Ashoka Impact Laureate in 2014. It was founded in 2005, first as an association,