On September 21, 2019, Nobel laureates and experts gathered for a series of panels, as a part of the annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Meridá Mexico. The subject of our first featured panel is “four Priorities for Nuclear Disarmement,” It was moderated by GSI President Jonathan Granoff, and featured former President of South Africa F.W. De Klerk, President of the Pugwash Conferences Sergio Duarte, co-founder and past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility and co-president of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Ira Hefland, and other distinguished guests. The panel was opened with a special message for President Mikhail Gorbachev.
The second panel was “The Power of Law vs. The Law of Power.” Featured speakers included former President of South Africa, F.W. De Klerk, former President of Portugal and former President of the European Commission Juan Manuel Borroso, Lord David Trimble from Northern Ireland, GSI President Jonathan Granoff, Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, and others.
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Jonathan Granoff is the President of the Global Security Institute, a representative to United Nations of the World Summits of Nobel Peace Laureates, a former Adjunct Professor of International Law at Widener University School of Law, and Senior Advisor to the Committee on National Security American Bar Association International Law Section.