The Global Reach of Nonviolent Communication

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are taught Nonviolent Communication (NVC) around the world. There are hundreds of certified NVC trainers, hundreds more independent trainers and practice facilitators, and approximately 30 formal NVC teams and organizations providing access to NVC training in 35 countries around the globe.

More than 40 books, and over 15 audio and video training materials have been published on NVC. Marshall Rosenberg's internationally acclaimed Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life has sold over 1,000,000 copies in more than 30 languages around the world.

Around the world, NVC has been adopted by Fortune 500 companies, government offices, schools, hospitals, university MBA and communication curriculum, community mediation centers, anger management programs, peace advocacy and social change advocates, inmate rehabilitation programs and more.

Text Box: IMAGE: aboutnvc_reach.gifThe Center for Nonviolent Communication

Founded by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg in 1984, the Center for Nonviolent Communication is a global nonprofit peacemaking organization based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Each year the organization coordinates several 9-day NVC international intensive training sessions. They also support several regional and theme-based NVC projects around the globe, aimed at improving access to NVC training in high-need areas, or to support the integration of NVC in certain applications like education, prisons or social change. Learn more at

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“In NVC you will find an amazingly effective language for saying what’s on your mind and in your heart."

- Vicki Robin, co-author, Your Money or Your Life Revised and Updated for the 21st Century