Unfold Zero

The Global Security Institute is proud to support the UNFOLD ZERO campaign, a new platform for United Nations (UN) focused initiatives and actions for the achievement of a nuclear weapons free world. UNFOLD ZERO aims to unfold the path to zero nuclear weapons through effective steps and measures facilitated by the UN General Assembly, UN […]

GSI eNews: Recent and Upcoming Activities

February 3, 2014 The Global Security Institute (GSI) works to strengthen international cooperation based on the rule of law, with a particular focus on achieving the security of a world without nuclear weapons.  You can support our work by sharing this eNews with friends, following us on social media, and by your tax-deductible donations to our work. […]

Harvard Divinity School’s “Religions and Peace: Do Universities Have a Role?”

On December 2, 2013, Harvard Divinity School (HDS) convened a group of practitioners and scholars to explore the ways that people of different religions can work together to end violence—and what universities can do to facilitate this process. HDS professor Diana L. Eck moderated this panel discussion, featuring: Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School; […]

Religion & Peace: Do Universities Have a Role?

A panel event on multifaith collaboration, peacemaking, and higher education   WHEN: Monday, December 2, 2013; 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm WHERE: Sperry Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA WHAT: For much of history since WWII, religious conflict has plagued civilization. In the Middle East, Israeli Jews fight Muslim and Christian Arabs, while Shia and Sunni […]

Distinguished Guest Speakers Discuss US Interests and the United Nations

“There is nothing else like it,” said senior advisor to the U.N. Foundation Gillian M. Sorensen of the United Nations at the International Law Society’s Distinguished Speaker Series event held on Wednesday, November 14th in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom on Widener Law’s Delaware campus. “It is to me the place where realism and […]

The Struggle for Syria: Panel event at Columbia University

With over a 100, 000 deaths and 2.5 million deaths, the Syrian civil war has shaken the Middle East and horrified the rest of the world.  It has raised a lot of questions about the ethical and legal justification for a humanitarian intervention, the necessity to protect international norms such as the prohibition of chemical […]

Earth Dialogues: Pathways into the Future/Triggers of Change

On September 3, 2013, Green Cross International hosted the seventh meeting of its “Earth Dialogue” series, which were founded by former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and former UN Under-Secretary-General Maurice Strong in 2002, in Lyon, France. The 2013 gathering at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, aimed to confront the challenges of the 21st […]

The Possibilities of Peace, Within and Without

MiND TV interviews Jonathan Granoff, president of the Global Security Institute, on the possibilities of peace within individuals as well as within governments and between cultures.   MiND TV owns and operates channel 35 in the Philadelphia-South Jersey region, and operates digital channel 66.4 in NYC-North Jersey. MiND’s signal covers over 11 million households and […]

GSI eNewsletter: July 2011

Message from the President MPI Activities     – New Brief: “A Global Law to Ban Nuclear Weapons”     – Ottawa Seminar     – World Capital Tour     – InterAction Council     – Swiss Seminar on Irreversibility     – Geneva Consultation     – Promoting the Rule of Law DPE Activities     – United Religions Initiative     – Newark Peace Education Summit     – India urged to […]