Nuclear Abolition Movement Alive and Well Despite the State of the World

The Global Security Institute is a founding member of UNFOLD ZERO who recently reported on their activities below. The Swiss-based organization is a platform for United Nations (UN) focused initiatives and actions for the achievement of a nuclear weapons free world. They aim to unfold the path to zero nuclear weapons through effective steps and […]

IPU and UN Focus on Peace and Security in Annual Hearing

Putting an end to conflicts: Prescriptions for a peaceful future was the theme of the 2024 Annual Parliamentary Hearing, a joint initiative between the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). IPU President Tulia Ackson and UNGA President Denis Francis hosted some 300 participants, including parliamentarians, Speakers, advisers and experts […]

Rethinking Our Approach to Global Challenges Such as Climate Change

At the AREDAY IMPACT event, hosted by the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) in October 2023, Boulder, Colorado, a panel discussion titled “Observations from the United Nations” explored the actions needed to address climate action. Panelists included Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute, Jayashri Sarah Wyatt, Chief, Education Outreach at United Nations Department […]

Clarence B. Jones: Lessons From my 7.5 years (Often 24/7) with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This inspiring event in February 2022 was hosted by Marilyn Turkovich from Charter for Compassion, co-sponsored by Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (URI), Global Security Institute (GSI) and International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation (IAMC). The keynote was delivered by Dr. Clarence B. Jones, who was MLK’s lawyer, speech writer, and advisor and […]

The Application of the Timeless Wisdom of Gandhi and King Today

August 6, 2020 — Organized by the Department of English, Rajiv Gandhi University in Collaboration with Gandhi-King Initiative Centre, Stanford University, USA & Gandhi King Foundation, Hyderabad, India. Keynote Presentation by Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute and Representative to the United Nations of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Dr. Prasad, […]

Messages of Support for the Inaugural Millennium Development Goals Awards

In 2008, messages of peace were delivered at the Point of Peace Summit in Stavanger, Norway. The messages were in support of the Inaugural Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Awards and Humanitad Global Impact Forum. “A measure of a civilized society is how it treats its most vulnerable,” said Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security […]

Second Annual Nuclear Prayer Day Features Reflections, Prayers and Action

On August 6, 2023, the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons and the United Religions Initiative observed The 2nd Annual Nuclear Prayer Day. The event was held at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopalian Church in New York City and featured reflections, prayers, and action steps for a nuclear weapons-free world. Guests including the […]

Addressing the Massive Global Impact of Corruption

While corruption makes daily headlines around the world, little is written about the commitment of the 189 countries that have signed the UN Convention Against Corruption, a legally binding treaty. Trillions of dollars are being bled from legitimate economies of the world through elicit transactions, tax evasion, bribery and theft. These practices corrupt societies and […]