President of the Global Security Institute
Mr. Granoff is an international lawyer and former professor of international law. He serves as Senior Advisor and Special Representative to the United Nations for the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. He is Chair of the Task Force on Nuclear Nonproliferation of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association, and Ambassador for Peace and Security of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. He focuses his advocacy efforts on the legal, moral, political, and spiritual dimensions of peace, with a particular emphasis on the rule of law and the elimination of nuclear weapons. He serves on a number of advisory and governing boards, such as the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security at the UN, the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, Middle Powers Initiative, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament, and the Jane Goodall Institute. He is a Fellow in the World Academy of Arts and Science, and recipient of numerous awards, including the Arthur E. Armitage, Sr. Distinguished Alumni Award of Rutgers University School of Law.