David Ives


David Ives with Jimmy Carter

Senior Advisor for the Youth Program

Professor David Ives is currently the Executive Director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac University in USA.  The Albert Schweitzer Institute promotes the ideas and values of the 1952 Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer on a worldwide basis.  He is also an Adjunct Professor of International Business, Political Science, Philosophy, and Latin American Studies at Quinnipiac University.  He is an Emmy Award winning Executive Producer of a documentary on the life of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Albert Schweitzer.  He is also a member of the International Steering Committee for the Arms Trade Treaty, a member of the Board for Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Betty William’s Centers of Compassion for Children, a member of the International Steering Committee for the Middle Powers Initiative to combat nuclear weapons, the Chair of the Board of Advisers for the Medical Mission Hall of Fame, and an Election Monitor for the Carter Center founded by the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate President Jimmy Carter.   He was recently appointed a member of the USA Board of Directors for the Arias Foundation founded by the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, President Oscar Arias.


Favorite quote: “War, and the preparation of war, are the two greatest obstacles to human progress. The poor of the world ate crying out for schools and doctors, not guns and generals.” – Oscar Arias Sanchez

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