October 21, 2014, World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC: “Making the Case: Rule of Law in the Emerging Development Agenda,” presentation delivered at the American Bar Association’s Law, Justice and Development Week
May 8, 2014, “Goals of Global Security: Threats that Bind,” presentation delivered at “New Ideas and Initiatives,” hosted by Canadian Pugwash at the United Nations, New York City, during the Nuclear Nonprolfieration Treaty Preparatory Committee conference
April 30, 2014, United Nations, NY: “A Moral Compass,” opening remarks delivered at the panel event “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass,” co-organized by the Permanent Mission of the Philippines and the Global Security Institute, UN Trusteeship Council Chamber.
February, 2012, Mexico City: Ascend the Political Ladder Presentation on behalf of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament at the International Seminar: “The Experience of the NWFZ in Latin America and the Caribbean and the perspective towards 2015 and beyond”
October 24, 2011, New York, NY: “Pacta Sunt Servanda,” presented at the UN Day event “Nuclear Disarmament: A Compass Point for Progress and Accountability,” sponsored by the EastWest Institute, the Global Security Institute and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. (video also available)
October 11, 2011, Astana, Kazakhstan: “Words Into Action,” presented at the Forum for a Nuclear Weapons Free World, sponsored by the Kazakhstan Government.
September 1, 2011, New York, NY: “Bring Words into Action,” presented at the workshop to commemorate International Day against Nuclear Testing, co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan and the EastWest Institute.
May 10, 2010, United Nations, NY: Chairmanship of “Sustainable Security for the 21st Century,” panel event co-sponsored by the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs and GSI. Speakers included: UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall, Assistant Secretary-General Thomas Stelzer and Economic Adviser Jeffrey Sachs of the Earth Institute.
April 19, 2010, Tehran, Iran: “Everyone,” presentation delivered at the International Conference on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, sponsored by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
April 15, 2010, New York, NY: Chairmanship of policy roundtable on the international biological weapons regime. Co-sponsored by GSI and the EastWest Institute.
March 17, 2010, New York, NY: Chairmanship of briefing and strategy session on the NPT.
January 20, 2010, Atlanta, GA: Opening remarks at the Atlanta Consultation III: Fulfilling the NPT.
December 5, 2009, Hiroshima, Japan: “For Reminding Us, Thank You, Hiroshima,” presented at the symposium, “Hiroshima Strives for Nuclear Abolition: Pursuing measures to energize the 2010 NPT Review Conference,” organized by the Hiroshima Peace Institute and Chugoku Shimbun.
November 19, 2009, Washington, DC: “Faith, Fear and the Future of Nuclear Weapons: An Interreligious Response to the Global Crisis,” Rayburn House Office Building, co-sponsored by the Muslim-American Soicety and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.
November 11, 2009, Berlin, Germany: “A Moment to Seize,” presented at the 10th World Summit of Nobel Laureates.
November 1, 2009, Napa Valley, CA: “At the Tipping Point: Nuclear Disarmament Challenges and Opportunities Facing Our Global Community”.
October 12, 2009, New York, NY: “Advancing the UN Secretary-General’s Five Point Plan for Nuclear Disarmament,” presentation at the Annual Assembly of the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.
July 9, 2009, Marrakesh, Morocco: “Peace- the only way to Peace,” address to the Sidi Shiker World Meeting of Tassawuf Affiliate, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco.
June 11, 2009, Camden, NJ: “Honoring Footsteps,” remarks upon accepting the Rutgers University School of Law Arthur E. Armitage Distinguished Alumni Award.
May 7, 2009, New York, NY: “Voices from Experience,” chairmanship of special panel event at the United Nations featuring UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas, High Representative Sergio Duarte, former Under-Secretary-General Jayantha Dhanapala and former Under-Secretary-General Nobuyasu Abe.
January 30, 2009, Berlin, Germany: “The Justice They Deserve,” transcript of remarks made at the sixth Article VI Forum meeting.
December 11-13, 2008, Paris, France: Speaker at 9th Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.
November 21, 2008, Presentation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union UN ECOSOC Chamber.
October 24, 2008, New York, NY: “Galvanizing the focus: A Nuclear Weapons Convention, ” address delivered at the GSI Strategy Session on Achieving a Nuclear Weapons Convention, as part of the East West Institute conference “Seizing the Moment: A One-Day Consultation on Breakthrough Measures on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Disarmament.”
October 18-20, 2008, Hyderabad, India:”Inclusive Concept of Global Security; Arms Race in Space; Nuclear Disarmament”, address delivered at the World Academy of Arts and Science Global Assembly.
October 3, 2008, New York, NY: “Nuclear Weapons and Law,” address to New York University’s Center for Global Affairs.
June 9-10, 2008, New Delhi, India: “Beyond Deterrence,”Presentation at International Conference, “Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons,” hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Indian Council for World Affairs.
May 10, 2008, Philadelphia, PA: “Connecting the Dots on Nuclear Weapons, Poverty, and Environment,” address delivered at the “Thinking Outside the Bomb” Project for Nuclear Awareness Conference.
April 29, 2008, Northridge, CA: “Weapons of Mass Destruction: Religious, Ethical and Legal Dimensions of An Un-Ignorable Imperative,” address delivered at the California State University Northridge.
March 9, 2008, Tehran, Iran: “Go Up to Go Over,” address delivered at the Institute for Political and International Studies, organized by the Foreign Ministry of Iran.
March 30, 2008, Dublin, Ireland : “Moving Forward,” delivered at Fifth Article VI Forum of the Middle Powers Initiative.
2006: Hamburg, Germany: “Peace and Security” in Towards a World in Balance pp. 125-133. Ebner & Spiegel GmbH.
March 25, 2006, West Chester, NY : “Alternative Approach and Perspective on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation,” address delivered at Promoting Disarmament and Non-Proliferation: Exploring New Perspectives and Evolving Consensus hosted by the Mission of Indonesia.
March 15, 2006, New York, NY: “The Present Crisis in Nuclear Weapons Policy.” address delivered at the Spring 2006 Global Governance Series hosted by the Ralph Bunch Institute for International Studies, The City University of New York.
November 15, 2005, New York, NY: “2006 Biological Weapons Convention and UNSCR 1540,” address delivered at the Symposium on Bio-Security and UN Security Council Resolution 1540.
November 7-9, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: “Human Rights, Human Responsibilities, and International Law,” and “Multilateral Imperatives for Environmental and State Security,”delivered at the Earth Charter Summit.
November 2, 2005, Philadelphia, PA: “International Law, Nuclear Weapons, and the United Nations,” Keynote address delivered at the University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations Conference.
October 28-29, 2005, Hamden, CT: “Reverence for Life Revised: Albert Schweitzer’s Relevance Today,” delivered at the Albert Schweitzer Institute’s “Reverence for Life” Conference, Quinnipiac University.
May 17, 2004, Cleveland, OH: “What’s at Stake in the 2004 National Election: Renewing America’s Integrity,” address delivered at the First National Conference of the Clergy Leadership Network for National Leadership Change.
April 24, 2004: “Permission Slips,” by Jonathan Granoff, Michael Doyle and Robert Grey Jr. published in CommonDreams.org
November 15, 2003, Bryn Mawr, PA: “Awakening Global Responsibility: Our Moment of Choice,” address delivered at the World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality.
November 7, 2003, Vancouver, Canada: “From Nuclear Danger to Cooperative Security: Parliamentarians and the Legal Imperative for Nuclear Disarmament,” address delivered at the Parliamentarians Network for Nuclear Disarmament Conference.
October 9, 2003, Oxford, England: “A Lateral Approach to Multilateralism: New Thinking on Preventing the Further Spread of Nuclear Weapons,” address delivered to the Oxford Research Group.
May 30-31, 2003, Athens, Greece: “NATO and the NPT,” address delivered at the Athens Conference on Nuclear Proliferation, (p 9-15) organized by the Center for Policy Analysis and Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens, Greece.
April 23, 2003, Geneva, Switzerland: “Preventing Disease Weaponization: Strengthening Law Enforcement and National Legislation,” Delivered to United Nations Biological Weapons Convention.
April 3, 2003, San Francisco, CA: Speaker at the 2003 Alan Cranston Peace Award Ceremony hosted by the Global Security Institute.
February 5, 2003, New York, NY: Formal Briefing to Secretary General Kofi Annan’s Advisory Group on Disarmament at the United Nations.
February 26, 2003, New York, NY: “Is War Really the Only Option?” Press Conference held by the United Nations Correspondence Association and the Global Security Institute at the United Nations.
January 19, 2003:”Securing Iraq Doesn’t Need Military Force,” published in North Jersey Herald News.
July 18, 2002, Washington, DC: “Stop Smoking: Suggestions for Progress in South Asia,” address delivered at the Symposium on South Asia held at the Cannon House Office Building by the Policy Institute for Religion and State.
May 9, 2002, New York, NY: “Nuclear Weapons, Ethics, Morals and Law,” address delivered at the American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice 2002 Spring Meeting.
April 16, 2002, New York, NY: Speaker at the 2002 Alan Cranston Peace Award Ceremony hosted by the Global Security Institute at the United Nations.
January 2001, Philadelphia, PA: Address at the Conference on Values, Nuclear Weapons and National Priorities hosted by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese.
Spring 2000, “The 2000 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference with Some Suggestions for Success,” published in the International Law News.
April 6-8, 2000, New York, NY: “Building a Culture of Peace: Inner and Outer Peace,” delivered at the Annual spring Seminar of the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) at the Church Center for the United Nations.