Founded in 1982, the Foundation is comprised of individuals
and organizations worldwide who realize the imperative for peace in the Nuclear Age. The Nuclear Age Peace
Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan international education and advocacy organization. It has consultative
status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and is recognized by the UN as a Peace Messenger Organization.
Our vision is a just and peaceful world, free of nuclear weapons.
To educate and advocate for peace and a world free of nuclear weapons and to empower peace leaders.
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation serves as a source of hope and inspiration, and promotes active engagement in the creation of a just and peaceful world in which:
Conflicts are settled equitably and without violence;
Security is based on meeting human needs, preserving the environment and ensuring the rights of future generations;
Human dignity is respected and human rights are universally upheld and advanced; and
International, national and local institutions and legal structures support these aims.
Commitment to the Foundation and passion for its vision, mission and goals
Honest and caring dialogue
Listening with patience and attentiveness
Gratitude and appreciation in all endeavors
Striving for excellence
Honoring every stakeholder
Dedication to seeing the job through
Consistency of word and deed
Teamwork and cooperation
Current and Past Accomplishments
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation:
Is a designated consultant to the United Nations Economic and Social Council
and was named by the UN as a Peace Messenger Organization;
Co-founded and provided early leadership to the Abolition 2000 Global Network, made up of over 2,000 organizations and municipalities seeking a multilateral treaty banning nuclear weaponry;
Inspired a petition drive in Japan that resulted in over 13 million signatures being gathered on the Abolition 2000 International Petition – later submitted these signatures to the chair of the 2000 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the UN;
Co-founded the Middle Powers Initiative, a coalition of seven international organizations working with “middle power” governments toward a global nuclear disarmament agenda (MPI holds annual consultations and sends delegations to participating nations);
Participates in the five-year Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conferences and/or Preparatory Committee meetings (which take place between Review Conferences);
Prepares policy briefs on the NPT’s progress for State delegates, members of Congress and UN Missions, one of which has been translated and published in Russia;
Through its annual International Law Symposium, played a leadership role in establishing a coalition of civil society organizations working to establish a United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity;
Created and maintains several websites, including NuclearFiles.org, a compendium of educational and research information on the Nuclear Age visited by more than 1 million visitors annually and recently made part of a National Science Foundation educational consortium entitled Nuclear Pathways;
Sponsored and organized four regional conferences around the world on regional nuclear dangers, missile proliferation, ballistic missile defenses and policy alternatives in cooperation with the International Network of Scientists and Engineers Against Proliferation;
Has honored outstanding peace leaders for 28 years, including His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Captain Jacques Cousteau, King Hussein of Jordan, Walter Cronkite, and Daniel Ellsberg;
Has assembled a world class Advisory Council, including many Nobel Peace Laureates; and
Has created a national and international network of affiliates, associates and representatives at the United Nations, in Latin America, Africa, Asia and in North America.