President Obama: A Chance to Lead

The below article, by Jonathan Granoff, was originally published in the Huffington Post on May 2, 2015.  This month at the United Nations, 190 nations will gather to review the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which constrains the spread of nuclear weapons and contains a promise by the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, and China to […]

Nuclear Weapons are Unworthy of Civilization

Presentation delivered on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations, New York, September 26, 2014, by Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, Your Excellencies, Friends, Senator Alan Cranston often said, “Nuclear weapons are unworthy of civilization.” If we contemplate the consequences of […]

Thinking Creatively: In and Out of the NPT Box

On December 11, 2013, the Global Security Institute (GSI), in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), hosted an informal roundtable discussion with presentations by Ambassador Libran Cabactulan of the Phillippines, President of the 2010 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr., former US diplomat now serving as Chairman of […]

Advancing the CTBT

The Global Security Institute remains committed to achieving a permanent prohibition against nuclear weapons testing. Read the Noveber 2013 Activities Report about the new proposal we are advancing, the recent meetings held with governments, the CTBT Organization, and civil society leaders, and the UN conference seeking the entry-into-force of the CTBT, where GSI President Jonathan […]

Advancing a Comprehensive Ban on Nuclear Weapons Testing

A GSI Activities Report The Global Security Institute (GSI) remains committed to achieving a permanent prohibition against nuclear weapons testing. A New Proposal We are engaged in expert consultations based on a new proposal by Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr., Chairman of GSI’s Bipartisan Security Group, for the Security Council to pass a resolution condemning any future nuclear […]

Ambassador Graham at the American Physical Society Forum on Physics and Society

On November, 2, 2013, Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr., delivered remarks at the American Physical Society Forum on Physics and Society, centered on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and its relationship to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. In it, he reiterated his call, first delivered at the GSI-hosted special luncheon at the United Nations on October 28, for […]

PNND Activities and Achievements: 2009-2013

The network of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament engages parliamentarians from around the world on a cross-party basis in key nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament issues, initiatives, and forums, contributing considerably to the prevention of nuclear proliferation and the achievement of a nuclear-weapons-free-world.  Read about some of PNND’s most recent achievements

PNND Annual Report 2012

Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND), a program of the Global Security Institute, published its Annual Report 2012. PNND is a unique international network of legislators from over 80 countries who are committed to advancing nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.  The tasks required to prevent nuclear proliferation and achieve nuclear disarmament are many and varied—and […]

ATOM Project launched at parliamentary assembly in Kazakhstan

I myself have no arms to hug you, but a heart as big as the open space of Kazakhstan ready to embrace the world for peace and nuclear disarmament. Karipbek Kuyukov, Honorary ATOM Project Ambassador The ATOM Project, an exciting new initiative to build global support for nuclear abolition, was launched at a parliamentary assembly […]