Mikhail Gorbachev and George Shultz on the U.S. Abandonment of the INF

In one of his most dangerous actions yet, the U.S. President has announced plans to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). Two world leaders who negotiated the Treaty with President Reagan, have had strong words in two “must read” Op Eds on the issue. Secretary of State George Shultz was […]

Vienna, Austria: Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass – December 8, 2014

Emphasizing the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons continues to gain momentum as a viable approach to advancing nuclear disarmament. As part of this momentum, the Austrian government held the Third International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, December 8- 9, 2014, following the previous successful conferences organized by the governments of Norway and […]

Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass – April 30, 2014

The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty has 190 member States, more than any other treaty addressing weapons. From April 28-May 9, 2014 its members met in the Trusteeship Council chambers of the United Nations in New York City and failed to make progress on reducing no less eliminating threats posed by nuclear weapons. We are pleased to […]

5th Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Takes Place in Rome, Italy

GSI Event Report by Jonathan Granoff (Head of Delegation), Alyn Ware (IPB Vice-President), and Urs Cipolat (programme and technical support) Rome, Italy November 12, 2004 From 10-13 November, twenty-five Nobel Peace Laureates and their organizations met in Rome, Italy to consider vital issues of multi-ethnicity, human rights and terrorism under the theme of a divided […]

Nobel Peace Summit: A Report from the President

 Event Report Rome, December 1, 2003 This has been a year of struggle, war and extraordinary efforts by those who yearn for a world at peace. Despite many set backs, especially the US government’s promotion of new nuclear weapons and doctrines that lower the threshold for use, world opinion is clearly converging on a consensus […]

Nobel Peace Laureates Challenge Doctrine of Unilateral Militarism

Report of the Third World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates GSI Report Rome October 19-20, 2002 From October 19-20, 2002, the City of Rome hosted the 3rd World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute, and Senator Douglas Roche, Chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative (a program of GSI) […]

Battle for the Planet: Report of the Third Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

By Senator Douglas Roche, O.C. October 19-20, 2002 Rome SUMMARY: The 3rd World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates was held at Rome October 19-20, 2002, under the sponsorship of Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Gorbachev Foundation and the Nobel Peace Laureate of 1990. Under President Gorbachev’s leadership, a statement was issued, to be distributed throughout […]

Nobel Laureates for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World

  Nobel Peace Laureates are an important voice for a safer, saner planet. Through the World Summits of Nobel Peace Laureates, they call the world’s attention to the dangers of nuclear weapons and issue morally authoritative declarations on the urgency of a nuclear weapons-free world.   photos courtesy of thecommunity.com Top to bottom: H.H. Dalai […]