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Voices Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award Event

 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Monday, Sep 26th, 2022: 11:00 AM PDT  / 2:00 PM EDT  / 8:00 PM CET

Basel Peace Office joins Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons in inviting you to the Award Ceremony for the 2022 Voices Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award.

The ceremony, which takes place as an online event on Monday, September 26 (UN International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons), honors Youth Fusion, the youth wing of the Abolition 2000 global network for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

Youth Fusion is receiving the award in recognition of  "their leadership in advancing inter-generational cooperation on peace and disarmament, human rights aspects of the nuclear arms race, innovative and interactive methods to engage youth in nuclear disarmament issues, and for building connections and cooperation between peace, nuclear disarmament, climate action, and public health."

Click HERE to register for this virtual event.

Inauguration of the 1st Annual Nuclear Prayer Day & Announcement of the 2022 Voices Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award Winner, Youth Fusion Abolition 2000!


On the 77th Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki atomic bombings (August 6 & 8, 1945), the 1st annual Nuclear Prayer Day was inaugurated in this heartfelt video addressing the nuclear threat and need for global prayer. This inaugural video also announces the 3rd annual Voices Gorbachev/Schultz Legacy Youth Award Winners, Youth Fusion Abolition 2000, and features a Nuclear Prayer by the original Voice's members. Visit our Nuclear Prayer page for more information about this and other prayers.


Youth Fusion is a worldwide networking platform for young individuals and organizations in the field of nuclear disarmament, risk reduction, and non-proliferation. Visit them online at and read the press release HERE.

 Watch the Inaugural Video above or on YouTube.

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Youth Fusion

3rd Annual Award Winner



Sahil Shah

2nd Annual Award Winner (2021)


Kehkashan Basu 

1st Annual Award Winner (2020)


George Shultz

Founder holding the 1st Annual Youth Award.

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