Nina Koevoets (Peace Power)

Nina Koevoets is a trainer in “peacebuilding from below”, which includes skills in analysing, understanding and responding to conflict, and organising and campaigning/ advocating nonviolently for your cause. She is the co-author of the Study Guide “Engaging Nonviolence. Activating Nonviolent Change in Our Lives and Our World”, together with Veronica Pelicaric, to be published by Pace e Bene.

And since 2015 she has been organising her own training program having started totally from scratch, applying for and receiving EU funding, finding people to work with and participants. She designed the content of the program and delivered it with another colleague. The program includes nonviolent actions and campaigns, nonviolent communication, conflict resolution. Since then she organised several trainings.
You can read more on Peace Power.

Nina describes herself as curious, creative, analytic, open-minded, perseverant, both idealistic and pragmatic, independent yet social, and always looking for opportunities to learn and develop.

She has experience in facilitating workshops, and project management, in six different countries, including Palestine/Israel. She was born and raised in The Netherlands and live in Greece.

At the ‘Not Our War’-event on Saturday she will present the game (“Changing the Game”) and the book “Engaging Nonviolence. Activating Nonviolent Change in Our Lives and Our World” during dinner time (18.00-19.30).


  • Two master degrees: Global Studies (University of Gothenburg, 2011-13) and Conflict Resolution and Governance (University of Amsterdam, 2006-7).
  • Bachelor in Psychology and cultural Anthropology (University of Leiden, 2003 – 2006).