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 […]

Dr. William J. Perry to be Honored With the Cranston Peace Prize at Stanford Event

MAY 17, 4:00 — 5:30pm PDT Please join us via Zoom when the Global Security Institute (GSI) has the honor to present former Secretary of Defense of the United States, Dr. William J. Perry, with the Alan Cranston Peace Award at Stanford University in an event co-sponsored by GSI and the Center for International Security […]

Watch: Jane Goodall and Jonathan Granoff at Oxford Union

Humanity faces critical challenges for which national responses are too narrow. New levels of cooperation are required for success. On November 30, 2021, world-renown primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall and GSI President Jonathan Granoff held a candid one hour discussion with the prestigious Oxford Union, about the role of individuals and states in obtaining Human Security, […]

Voices Hiroshima Day: Have We Done Enough?

A Voices Youth organized event. It has been 76 years since the catastrophic man-made destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We gather on this Hiroshima Day to discuss our progress in ridding the world of nuclear weapons, as well as whether we have done enough in the 76 years that have passed. Moderated by Kehkashan Basu, […]

Nuclear Games, New Film Addresses Humanity’s Nuclear History

On July 23, the Basel Peace Office, of which GSI is a founding partner, launched Nuclear Games, a new film and an animated web-documentary addressing humanity’s nuclear history and the risks and impacts of nuclear weapons and energy. The web-documentary includes five manga stories from the nuclear age, while the film highlghts the contradictions between the […]

Human Security for All

“The only people who should be allowed to govern countries with nuclear weapons are mothers, those who are still breast-feeding their babies.” ― Tsutomu Yamaguchi May 11, 2021 – Human Security for All Index 1. Deep Dive with Jonathan Granoff2. Announcements: Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award Call for Nominations3. Member Spotlight: Barbara Newsom4. Call to Reflection: […]

CONFERENCE NOV 12: Nuclear Weapons and International Law

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEADERS AND EXPERTS ADDRESS NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW HOSTED BY THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL SECTION CO-SPONSORED BY GLOBAL SECURITY INSTITUTE (GSI)   This virtual conference brings together leading public officials, thought-leaders, policymakers and domestic and international experts for a comprehensive analysis of the role of international law in […]

GSI President Jonathan Granoff and Dr. Jane Goodall for UN Peace Day 2020

For the United Nations International Day of Peace, world renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, joined GSI President Jonathan Granoff for a virtual conversation entitled “Peace or Pieces?” This inspiring conversation covers the importance of pursuing peace globally and locally, and how to continue […]