Invitation: International Day of Non-Violence

The Global Security Institute is pleased to offer our very special friends and supporters an invitation to the United Nations’ celebration of the International Day of Non-Violence, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of India.  On October 2, you are invited to join Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President (and PNND member) Mogens Lykketoft, and many other speakers and dignitaries as […]

What Would Gandhi Say? GSI Newsletter, Fall 2014

Events, reports, and analysis      Mahatma Gandhi at the United Nationsphoto credit: Michael Greene    A Message from the President On September 26, 2014, the United Nations commemorated the inaugural International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, established by the General Assembly and endorsement by 129 nations. Tim Wright (on behalf of […]

A UN Celebration: Love Towards All, Malice Towards None

(L-R): Anwar ul Haque Chishty, Jonathan Granoff, Salman Chishty, Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, and Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri (photography credits: Jay Mandal) (UN Headquarters, New York): On the occasion of India’s Presidency of the UN Security Council, the Permanent Mission of India to United Nations hosted a special celebration on November 26, 2012 at the […]

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 […]

GSI eNewsletter: September 12, 2008

Dear friends, As the Global Security Institute prepares for a new season of activities to advance nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, we would like to pause and share a few words in memory of Dr. Alan Phillips. Dr. Phillips was an outstanding citizen, physician and activist whose dedication to the abolition of nuclear weapons continues to […]

An open letter to the Foreign Ministers of the Nuclear Supplier Group

Below is the text of an open letter to the Foreign Ministers of the Nuclear Suppliers Group regarding the role of the NSG in the pending nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and India.       We urge all of our concerned friends and colleagues to utilize their energy and creativity to ensure […]

GSI eNewsletter: July 28, 2008

Contents   What’s Next for India’s Nuclear Trade Future: Press Briefing on Key Issues before the IAEA, NSG and US Congress MPI Chairman Calls on World Leaders to Stop US/India Trade Deal PNND Notes, 2008 edition, now available Video from the High-Level Conference in India now available: Prime Minister Singh, Vice-President Ansari, GSI President Granoff […]

GSI eNewsletter: July 4, 2008

Dear friends, July 4 reminds me that ‘miracles really do happen in the course of human events.’ Below are some positive reports, a bit short of the miraculous but valuable all the same. On June 9-10, in New Delhi, India, there was a small high-level conference in India, which had the full participation of the […]

GSI eNewsletter: May 30, 2008

Contents: 1. GSI Office Move 2. DPE Activities – India Celebrates 20 years of the Rajiv Gandhi Plan– Overcoming Nuclear Dangers Conference, Harvard University– GSI Board Member Christie Brinkley Receives Smart Cookie Award from Condé Nast– Thinking Outside the Bomb: Action on nuclear weapons, the environment and health– California State University lecture: Religious, ethical and […]

Towards a Nuclear Weapon Free World

Special Book Promotion at the United Nations May 5, 2009 Project Report by Sarah Webb On May 5, 2009, the United Nations Bookstore hosted a special event to promote the book, “Towards a Nuclear Weapon Free World,” edited by Manpreet Sethi and published by the Centre for Air Power Studies and Kalpana Shukla. The book […]