A voice of conscience in the Nuclear Age. The Foundation has always viewed peace as an imperative of the Nuclear Age, believing that any war in the Nuclear Age has the potential to become a war of mass annihilation.
An advocate for peace, international law and a world without nuclear weapons. The Foundation not only educates but is a nonpartisan advocate of achieving peace, strengthening international law, and ending the nuclear weapons threat to humanity.
A force for challenging reliance on nuclear weapons. The Foundation challenges the rationale of countries that justify reliance upon nuclear weapons for deterrence (see our DVD “The Myth of Nuclear Deterrence”).
A source of inspiration to youth that a better world is possible. The Foundation reaches out to youth through contests, internships and peace leadership trainings, seeking to raise their level of awareness and engagement in issues of peace, nuclear disarmament and global security.
A leader in peace leadership training. The Foundation is pioneering peace leadership trainings for youth and adults throughout the country. The program is led by Paul Chappell, a West Point graduate and author of two books on ending war.
A catalyst for engaging the arts in peace. The Foundation encourages peace in the arts through its annual Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards and its annual Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest.
A forum for reexamining national and global priorities. The Foundation organizes dialogues and lectures, including its annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future, on key issues confronting humanity.
A storehouse of memory and source of analysis concerning key nuclear issues. The Foundation has created NuclearFiles.org as a repository of key information about the Nuclear Age. It also maintains extensive archives of articles on its WagingPeace.org website.
An organization that seeks to move nations to act for humanity. The Foundation participates in major international meetings, such as the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conferences, and seeks to influence national positions to achieve safer and saner policies, including support for a Nuclear Weapons Convention for the phased, verifiable, irreversible and transparent elimination of nuclear weapons.
A community of committed citizens. The Foundation is composed of individuals from all walks of life and all parts of the globe who seek to end the nuclear weapons threat to humanity and to build a more just and peaceful world.
David Krieger is President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.