Our Mission

Our Mission

Council for a Livable World is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons and increasing national security. Our mission is to advocate for sensible national security policies and to help elect congressional candidates who support them.

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About Council for a Livable World

Our Legacy

Our Legacy

Nuclear physicist Leo Szilard founded Council for a Livable World in 1962 to deliver “the sweet voice of reason” about nuclear weapons to Congress, the White House, and the American public.

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Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Meet the Officers, Board of Directors and National Advisory Board of Council for a Livable World.

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Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

CLW provides sophisticated technical and scientific information that helps Congress make intelligent decisions about weapons of mass destruction - nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and other national security issues.

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