The Arms Control Association is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies.
Since 2007, the Association’s staff and Board of Directors has nominated individuals and institutions that have advanced effective arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament solutions or raised awareness of the threats posed by mass casualty weapons. A full list of previous winners is available here.
Each of this year’s nominees has, in their own way, provided leadership to help reduce weapons-related security threats. We invite you to cast your vote (one per person) for the 2016 Arms Control Person(s) of the Year below.
Voting will be closed at 11:45 p.m. on January 5, 2017 and the results announced January 9, 2017.
The 2016 nominees are: