Peace or Pieces? A Conversation With Dr. Jane Goodall

World renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, joins GSI President Jonathan Granoff for a virtual conversation for UN Peace Day. 

Nuclear Weapons and Human Survival: A Conversation with Dr. William Perry

A substantive, inspiring, and informative dialogue on humanity’s most pressing existential threat, Nuclear Weapons with Former US Secretary of Defense Dr. William Perry and GSI President Jonathan Granoff. Produced by the Opal Group in New York City.

The Bomb: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

A one hour film sponsored by the four most significant and largest interfaith/intercultural organizations in the world. Featuring Mikhail Gorbachev and former Secretary of State George Schultz, and others.

American Bar Association with UN Under Secretary General Izumi Nakamitsu

From the ABA’s “Matters that Matter” series, a conversation with the UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs. Includes the presentation of the ABA International Law Section’s Lifetime Achievement Award to GSI President Jonathan Granoff, with United Nations Messengers of Peace Michael Douglas and Jane Goodall.

 

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Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. Makes the Case for “No First Use”

Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. Makes the Case for “No First Use”

Julie Schelling with Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons interviews Voices Founding Member and Chair of GSI's Nonpartisan Security Group, Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. Ambassador Graham reads from a compelling speech he gave for the Coalition for Peace Action in...

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

It is very important to understand the logic of those with whom we do not agree. It is unwise to disregard the thinking that gives rise to the reality of today's nuclear threats as summarily foolish, or worse, done in bad faith. As Germany approaches a decision on...

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A new series of video conversations between GSI President Jonathan Granoff and the people who have helped to shape the world on nuclear disarmament.

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Open Letter to UNGA on Nuclear Risk Reduction

Open Letter to UNGA on Nuclear Risk Reduction

August 30, 2021 Open Letter to the United Nations General Assembly and Delegates to the September 26 UN High Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament From People for Nuclear Disarmament, Human Survival Project and the Abolition 2000 Working Group on Nuclear Risk Reduction...

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...

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

It is very important to understand the logic of those with whom we do not agree. It is unwise to disregard the thinking that gives rise to the reality of today's nuclear threats as summarily foolish, or worse, done in bad faith. As Germany approaches a decision on...

Amb. Thomas Graham: Taiwan vs. Tyranny

Amb. Thomas Graham: Taiwan vs. Tyranny

The US Must Redouble Its Commitment to Secure this Shining Hill of Democracy in East Asia by Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. and Mariana Budjeryn   With a string of U.S. allies in East Asia wary of China’s rising power, the region is a focus of growing security concerns....

World Unity Week: Inner Peace and Outer Peace

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...

Genuine Human Security: with Jonathan Granoff and Maria Espinosa

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.

Frank Von Hippel: Biden should end the launch-on-warning option

Frank Von Hippel: Biden should end the launch-on-warning option

Dr. Frank N. von Hippel, a member of GSI's Board of Advisors, is co-Director of Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security. In the 1980s, as chairman of the Federation of American Scientists, he partnered with Evgenyi Velikhov in advising Mikhail Gorbachev on...

Important Message on Biden-Putin Summit

Important Message on Biden-Putin Summit

From GSI President Jonathan Granoff and Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) Alyn Ware:Dear Friends,   Legislators from a mix of nuclear armed, nuclear allied and non-nuclear states have joined other political,...

Human Security for All

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 YamaguchiMay 11, 2021 – Human Security for All Index 1. Deep Dive with Jonathan Granoff 2. Announcements:...