The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation honored David Krieger at the 2019 Evening for Peace, which took place on October 20, 2019.

David co-founded the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in 1982 and has led the organization as its President for nearly four decades. He has dedicated his life’s work to ending the nuclear age and has been a mentor, a respected colleague, and an inspiration to countless people across the globe.

Use the arrows on the photo below to scroll through our 2019 Evening for Peace photo album.

2019 Evening for Peace

Highlights of the 36th Annual Evening for Peace

Soka University Koto Club

The Koto Club of Soka University of America performed at the Evening for Peace.

Anna Ikeda

Anna Ikeda, Program Associate for the SGI Office of UN Affairs, presented David Krieger with the Soka Award of Honor.

Audio of Anna Ikeda’s award presentation.

Daniel Ellsberg

Transcript of NAPF Distinguished Fellow Daniel Ellsberg’s remarks.

Perie Longo

Perie Longo read three poems at the Evening for Peace.

A Poem for the Crossroads by David Krieger.

I Refuse by David Krieger

For David Krieger by Perie Longo.

Sandy Jones and Hal Maynard

Sandy Jones and Hal Maynard performed an original song they wrote for David Krieger.

Video and audio coming soon.

Mara Sweeney

Dr. Mara Sweeney spoke passionately about David Krieger: her father, “the peace dude.”

Transcript of Mara Sweeney’s remarks.

Robert Laney

NAPF Board Chair Robert Laney delivered remarks about David Krieger’s career.

Transcript of Robert Laney’s remarks.

David Krieger

NAPF President David Krieger accepted the Distinguished Peace Leadership Award.

Transcript of David Krieger’s remarks.

Audio of David Krieger’s remarks.

Rick Wayman

NAPF’s incoming CEO, Rick Wayman, delivered closing remarks on the past, present, and future of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

Transcript of Rick Wayman’s remarks.

Video Tribute to David