EastWest Institute

In Brief

1980, NYC; for a safer world; 50 staff; Dir. Emeritus: Emil Constaninescu

Description

(1980, New York, Moscow, Brussels, Washington; www.ewi.info .)

“Building Trust. Delivering Solutions.” Hosts strategic global events on crucial issues “to make the world a safer place,” with focus on eight issue fields: 1) Conflict Prevention (facilitating dialogue and practical solutions); 2) Cyberspace (Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative); 3) Defense Policies (global security, maritime security, space policy); 4) Food-Water-Energy Security Nexus; 5) Global Economies (to mitigate threats to economic security); 6) Politics and Governance (special focus on empowering women leaders); 7) Terrorism and Crime; 8) Weapons of Mass Destruction (seeks nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament). Founder, Chairman and CEO: John Mroz; COO: James Creighton; c.50 staff and 16 Fellows. [Note: The 63 Board members are a good example of a global “Who’s Who”. DH]

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