Elisabeth Mann Borgese created the International Ocean Institute and the Pacem in Maribus conferences.
Elise Boulding, Ph.D. was Professor Emeritus at Dartmouth College.
Honorable Rodrigo Carazo was President of the UN University for Peace.
Admiral Gene Carroll, Jr. was a retired Rear Admiral of the Navy who was Deputy Director of the Center for Defense Information.
Adam Curle was Founding Chair of the Bradford University Peace Studies program.
Hon. Tony de Brum was a former Senator and Foreign Minister of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. He received NAPF’s Distinguished Peace Leadership Award in 2012 and led the Marshall Islands’ effort to hold the nine nuclear-armed nations accountable before the International Court of Justice in 2014.
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., was President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
Ambassador Max Kampelman was a leader in U.S. negotiations with the Soviet Union for nuclear arms reductions.
Prof. Glenn Paige was the founder of the Center for Global Nonkilling.
Honorable Claiborne Pell was a United States Senator representing the state of Rhode Island and was Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He received the NAPF Distinguished Peace Leadership Award in leader in 1984.
Arthur N.R. Robinson was President and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago and an important force behind the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
Admiral Gene La Rocque was a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy who founded the Center for Defense Information. Obituary in The New York Times.
Elisabeth Kubler Ross was a Swiss American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying.
Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist and author.
Jonathan Schell was Harold Willens Peace Fellow at the Nation Institute, an author and educator.
Stanley K. Sheinbaum was publisher of New Perspectives Quarterly.
Jan Tinbergen was a Dutch economist and founding trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. He won the first Nobel Prize in Economics.
Niko Tinbergen was a Dutch ethologist and ornithologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behavior patterns in animals.
George Wald was an American scientist who was an outspoken opponent of the nuclear arms race. He won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1967.
Judge C.G. Weeramantry was vice president of the International Court of Justice.
Bernard Lown, M.D.,is founder of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).
Rev. George Regas is a long-time leader of interfaith movements for peace, justice and nuclear disarmament.