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Mr. James P. Flynn

Mr. James P. Flynn

International President
Global Peace Foundation

Mr. James P. Flynn serves Global Peace Foundation as its International President. As the executive officer of a large, global network of chapters, he provides leadership and management for Global Peace Foundation’s diverse portfolio of peacebuilding and international development work. 

​His robust leadership is reflected in the planning and convening of Global Peace Leadership Conferences on four continents and in the preeminent Global Peace Convention, as well as in the organization’s branding, educational content, and operational management.

Mr. Flynn has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than thirty years and served as an educator, international conflict mediator, interfaith facilitator, and grassroots leader of family strengthening and youth violence prevention programs.

He previously served as the president of the American Family Coalition, a grassroots educational organization with chapters in all 50 states advocating the promotion of family-friendly public policies. Mr. Flynn is a co-founder of Street-Smart Inc. a nationally recognized non-profit organization serving at-risk youth in Denver, Colorado, and served on the Supervisory Committee of the Denver Community Development Credit Union.


Speech President James Flynn Message for 2020 International Day of Peace: Shaping Peace Together
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Speech Global Youth Summit 2020 Keynote Address by GPF President James P. Flynn
The annual Global Youth Summit normally attracts thousands in Manila, the Philippines. This year, however, due to the gl...
Video An Unprecedented Time for New Opportunities on the Korean Peninsula Presented at International Forum on One Korea 2020 on August 15, 2020
Mr. Flynn welcomed all participants to the International Forum on One Korea 2020 held virtually due to the global pandem...
Speech International President of Global Peace Foundation, James P. Flynn at United Nations Forum IYLA 2015 Presented at IYLA - USA 2015 on August 10, 2015
New York, New York | August 18, 2015 "Moral and Innovative Leadership: Vision, Service , Entrepreneurship" James P. Flyn...
Speech International President of Global Peace Foundation, Mr. James P. Flynn at Opening Plenary Presented at Global Peace Leadership Conference East Africa on July 21, 2015
Zanzibar, Tanzania | July 21 - 24, 2015 "Promoting Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in East Africa" Excellenc...
Speech GPF International President Jim Flynn Addresses IYLA Participants
The following is GPF International's president, Jim Flynn's address to the International Youth Leaders Assembly. He spok...