Building global commitment to violence prevention

The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) is a network of WHO Member States, international agencies and civil society organizations working to prevent violence. VPA participants share an evidence-based public health approach that targets the risk factors leading to violence and promotes multi-sectoral cooperation. Participants are committed to implement the recommendations of the World report on violence and health.

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Upcoming events

Ist ISPCAN Caribbean Regional Conference

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    Montego Bay, Jamaica
    2-5 December 2018

SVRI Forum 2019

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    Cape Town, South Africa
    21-24 October 2019

Recent events

Safety 2018: The 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety

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    Bangkok, Thailand
    5-7 November 2018

2018 Annual Meeting of the Violence Prevention Alliance

Berlin, Germany
24-25 October 2018

XXII International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect

Prague, Czech Republic
2-5 September 2018

8th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting

Ottawa, Canada
19-20 October 2017


Secretariat of the Violence Prevention Alliance
Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability
World Health Organization
20 Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 791 2064
Fax: +41 22 791 4489