nuclear age peace foundation

The co-founder of an internationally known peace group based in Santa Barbara has announced he will retire after nearly four decades at the helm.

David Krieger helped launch the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in 1982. Krieger and the foundation have been nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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She’s the head of an international coalition with a very simple goal that nevertheless has an incredibly complex path to becoming a reality. The objective?

To abolish nuclear weapons.

Beatrice Fihn was in Santa Barbara Sunday to accept the latest in a string of honors for her and her organization’s work.

This a huge year for a Santa Barbara based peace group.

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is part of a coalition of groups which created an international nuclear disarmament treaty, and won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.