Human Rights

MacArthur seeks to strengthen human rights protections, advance government accountability, and improve the reach and quality of justice. Our grantmaking aims to defend freedom of expression and enhance criminal justice globally, with a special focus on Mexico, Nigeria, and Russia. Read our strategy

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The Case of Kenya and the International Criminal Court

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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The International Criminal Court and International Relations

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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Humanitarian Organizations and the International Criminal Court

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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Aligning Domestic and International Justice Systems

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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The Case of Colombia and the International Criminal Court

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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Advocates at Human Rights Summit Meet with President Obama

Human rights defenders attending a MacArthur-supported human rights conference in February met with President Obama to discuss how the U.S. can strengthen global human rights. Read More
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Protecting Freedom of Expression and Enhancing Criminal Justice

Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur's human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy focuses on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally, with a special emphasis in Mexico, Nigeria, and ... Watch

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, International Programs
Portrait of Mary R. Page

Mary R. Page

Director, Human Rights
Portrait of Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Igor Zevelev

Igor Zevelev

Director, Russia Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Mikhail Troitskiy

Mikhail Troitskiy

Deputy Director, Russia Office
Portrait of Simon Cosgrove

Simon Cosgrove

Program Officer
Portrait of Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Program Officer
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico
Portrait of Eric Sears

Eric Sears

Program Officer
Portrait of S. Quinn Hanzel

S. Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator
Portrait of Michelle Holmes

Michelle Holmes

Special Assistant to the Vice President of International Programs
Portrait of Ken Lee

Ken Lee

Senior Executive Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Communications Officer, Public Affairs