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, […]

Jonathan Granoff | Human-Centered Education

World Academy of Art and Science Title of the Panel: Educating Leaders for a Different Future. Date: Dec 8, 2021 Event: 5th International Conference on Future Education – Global Leadership Challenges in Higher Education for Effective Multilateralism & Sustainable Human Security  Speaker: Jonathan GRANOFF, President, Global Security Institute

Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. Makes the Case for NO FIRST USE

Julie Schelling with Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons introduces Voices Founding Member Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. Ambassador Graham reads from a compelling speech he gave for the Coalition for Peace Action in Princeton NJ on August 5th 2021. His speech was given in commemoration of the Atomic Bomb attack on the city […]

World Unity Week: Inner Peace and Outer Peace

GSI President Jonathan Granoff speaks on the relationship between inner peace and creating world peace, joined by Azza Karam, Secretary-General, Religions for Peace, Audrey Kitagwa, Founder, International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary-General, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance.

Genuine Human Security: with Jonathan Granoff and Maria Espinosa

An important dialogue with GSI President Jonathan Granoff and Maria Espinosa, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Ecuador and former President of the United Nations General Assembly. Ms. Espinosa was the first female UN Ambassador from Ecuador.

Human Security | Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership

Title of Presentation: Human Security  Date: June 19, 2020  Event: e-Conference on ‘Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership’  Organizers: World Academy of Art & Science, in partnership with the United Nations Office at Geneva  Moderators: Jonathan Granoff, President, Global Security Institute; WAAS Fellow Phoebe Koundouri, Prof. of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business; President, European […]

Global Leadership for Sustainable Planet

The session “Global Leadership for Sustainable Planet” was held on 21st April, 2020. The speakers, including Kevin Cassidy, Director, International Labour Organization—U.S.; Donato Kiniger-Pasigli, Vice President, World Academy of Art & Science; Alberto Zucconi, Chairman of the Board, World Academy of Art & Science, Jonathan Granoff, President, Global Security Institute, and Carol Carter, President, GlobalMindED […]

Democratizing Global Governance

World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) organised the online webinar ‘Democratizing Global Governance’ on April 12, 2021. WAAS Fellow Andreas Bummel, Executive Director of Democracy Without Borders, presented three proposals which are now being advanced to the United Nations to help democratize the institutions of global governance: a UN World Citizens’ Initiative, a UN […]

World Academy of Arts and Sciences: 60 Years in Retrospect

World Academy of Art and Science Title of the Presentation: WAAS 60 years in Retrospect Date: Feb 19, 2021 Event: WAAS@60 Conference – A Planetary Moment Moderator: 0:00 Garry JACOBS, President & CEO, World Academy of Art and Science Panelists: 26:48 Ivo ŠLAUS, Honorary President, World Academy of Art and Science 36:16 Alberto ZUCCONI, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, WAAS 44:02Jonathan […]