International Peace & Security

The Foundation’s goals in the area of international peace and security grantmaking are to prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen stability in the Asia-Pacific region. Read our strategy

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Leadership in International Affairs: Lessons Learned

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci discusses his experiences with UNSCOM and the disarmament of Iraq in 1991 and how the lessons learned from that experience can be applied to current events and crises. Read More
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Seeing Black Swans

MacArthur Foundation President Robert Gallucci addresses an international gathering of nuclear security experts on preventing nuclear terrorism. Read More
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Advancing Nuclear Security: Evaluating Progress and Setting New Goals

The nuclear security effort must now shift from short-term improvements toward a focus on a continued search for excellence, according to a MacArthur-supported report by Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read More
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Gallucci Moderates Discussion on Nuclear Security with White House's Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

MacArthur Foundation President Robert Gallucci interviews Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Arms Control, about advancing nuclear security and countering weapons of mass destruction in a Council on ... Read More
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MacArthur Announces More Than $3 Million in Grants to Support Efforts to Enhance Nuclear Security

This latest series of grants will build expertise in framing and analyzing nuclear security policy problems, informing decision-making, and communicating effectively with policymakers and the public. Read More
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Securing China's Nuclear Future

Chinese perceptions of the threat of nuclear terrorism and its actions to improve nuclear security are examined in a MacArthur-supported report by Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read More
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Japan Could Be Building an Irresistible Terrorist Target, Experts Say

Japan is building one of the world's newest, largest, and most controversial nuclear fuel production plants that some experts warn might create a stockpile of plutonium that could be targeted by terrorists. Read More
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Updated Nuclear Materials Security Index Calls for Strengthened Global System

The Nuclear Threat Initiative released the second edition of a first-of-its-kind public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions around the world. Read More

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Staff

Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Emma Belcher

Emma Belcher

Director, International Peace and Security
Portrait of John F. Fei

John F. Fei

Program Officer
Portrait of Elsa Gutierrez

Elsa Gutierrez

Program Administrator

Renee Munro

Executive Secretary

Rossi M. Polenica

Program Assistant