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PAX is a non-profit, non-governmental peace organisation working on themes in The Netherlands and around the world. Our aim is to bring about peace, reconciliation and justice in the world, by working with people and organisations in conflict areas. PAX is not allied with any political movement.

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Countries PAX works in

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Palestine, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine

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€ 19.5 million


PAX emerged from a partnership between the two largest peace movements in the Netherlands: IKV Foundation (founded in 1966) and Pax Christi (founded in 1948)

Based on 2018