GSI September 2015 eNewsletter: More Than How: Remembering the Why

September 2015 A Message from the President Dear friends,    One of the most inspiring and unique inclusions in this eNewsletter is a a short report about the first International Day of Yoga, held at the United Nations, where I had the profound pleasure of being an honored speaker as well as practicing a few […]

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. […]

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 […]

Editorials on START

See below for two new pieces on START– the new treaty between the US and Russia which aims to reduce each country’s arsenal to no more than 1,550 deployed warheads– by GSI leadership. Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.’s letter to the editor on “When Treaties are Stuck in the Senate,” appeared in The New York Times […]

Reflecting and Serving on Hiroshima Day

August 6, 2010 Today marks the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and the beginning of a new era for the human race. Our capacity for destruction must be met with our more powerful capacity to be truly human. As we commemorate this moment and take stock of our collective efforts to abolish […]

GSI eNewsletter: June 29, 2010

A Message from the President DPE Activities – UN Panel Event: Sustainable Security for the 21st Century – Calling for Cooperation in Iran – The Middle East and the NPT – NPT Strategy Session – Principles, Values and Global Security – Engaging Students MPI Activities – The Middle Powers Initiative at the NPT Review Conference […]

204 Japanese Legislators Support Obama’s Vision of Nuclear Disarmament

Obama Opponents’ Arguments on Nuclear Policy Rebutted       PNND Member Hideo Hiraoka February 22, 2010 PNND member Hideo Hiraoka and 203 other Japanese legislators sent a letter to US President Obama supporting his stated policy objectives of moving towards a world without nuclear weapons—undercutting a key argument against President Obama’s nuclear disarmament vision. […]

GSI eNewsletter: December 16, 2009

A Message from the President MPI Activities – MPI and Swiss UN Permament Mission Host 74 Representatives from Government and Civil Society – MPI Chairman Gives Keynote Address at International NGO Conference PNND Activities – PNND at the United Nations – PNND Global Coordinator Wins Right Livelihood Award – High-level meetings in Costa Rica – […]

GSI E-Alert: Extraordinary Week at the United Nations

Dear friends, This has been an historic week at the United Nations. The US President chairing a summit of the Security Council and its adoption of a far reaching resolution on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation is extraordinary. Moreover, it is indicative that we are on the road towards a safer planet. The Global Security Institute […]