GSI eNewsletter: January 2009

Congratulations to new MPI Chairman Ambassador Henrik Salander We are honored to welcome Ambassador Henrik Salander as the new Chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative. Ambassador Salander is an accomplished diplomat and an effective disarmament advocate, and will be an extraordinary addition to our team of leaders here at GSI. We look forward to his […]

GSI eNewsletter: October 30, 2008

Dear friends, The hopes of the world are focused on the US presidential election. It is probably the most important election in recent history. The collective challenges facing the world are daunting: the very health of the global commons – the oceans, rainforests and climate, living systems upon which civilization depends – are at risk, […]

Principles and Process

Arms Control Today by Henrik Salander April 2010   For anyone who attended the 2005 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, where the parties failed to agree on anything at all, the recent debacle at the Copenhagen climate change conference seemed very familiar. In both cases, nation-based egocentrism made it impossible even to try to […]

GSI eAlert: January 2009

Congratulations to new MPI Chairman Ambassador Henrik Salander We are honored to welcome Ambassador Henrik Salander as the new Chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative. Ambassador Salander is an accomplished diplomat and an effective disarmament advocate, and will be an extraordinary addition to our team of leaders here at GSI. We look forward to his […]

Progressive Initiatives

May 9, 2009 Christie Brinkley, former Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans, MPI Chairman Henrik Salander and Hideo Hiraoka, MP, Japan, spoke at a special event during the 2009 NPT Preparatory Committee conference, chaired by GSI Senior Officer Rhianna Tyson. Watch Christie’s speech: Watch the entire event: “Progressive Initiatives” at the United Nations from Global Security […]