Alyn Ware


Aotearoa-New Zealand

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Primary Position & Institution:

International Representative for the Peace Foundation (Aotearoa-New Zealand)

Short Bio:

Alyn Ware is a peace educator and policy advocate from New Zealand currently living in Prague. He has co-founded a number of national and international organizations and campaigns for peace and disarmament including the Peace Movement Aotearoa, NZ Cool Schools Peer Mediation program, Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace, Abolition 2000 global network for the elimination of nuclear weapons, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation, and Disarmament, Our Planet in Every Classroom, Move the Nuclear Weapons Money, UNFOLD ZERO, Basel Peace Office and the World Court Project which achieved a historic case at the International Court of Justice affirming the illegality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons. He is a member of the World Future Council and a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (‘Alternative Nobel Peace Prize’) for his leadership in peace education and nuclear disarmament.