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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Meeting National Security Requirements in Containing Nuclear Materials

Understanding that new terrorist threats require new prevention strategies, the MacArthur Foundation recently began funding the Project on Government Oversight, a nonprofit government watchdog group that recently examined how sites containing weapons grade nuclear material could ... Read More

ENewsletter: Bringing Science to Bear on Security Policy

Contents In Focus: Bringing Science to Bear on Security Policy From the Field: Justice Delivered Russian Police Torture Case Newsroom: Illinois: "Model" State for Juvenile Justice Reform MacArthur Supports Research on Internet Censorship Can Proliferation Be ... Read More

$8 Million in Support to Expand Pool of Science and Security Experts

MacArthur announced four grants totaling nearly $8 million to Carnegie Mellon, Cornell and Princeton universities and the Georgia Institute of Technology Read More

Expanding Pool of Science and Security Experts in China

MacArthur has announced seven grants totaling more than $1 million to help expand the pool of experts in China who can provide scientific and technical advice on issues related to international security policy. Read More

ENewsletter: MacArthur Invests in China

Contents Investing in China Expanding the Science, Technology, and Security Initiative At Work in China: Snapshots of Organizations Receiving New Grants Related Grants   Investing in China With nearly 1.3 billion people, China is the world ... Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Public Announcement of the Jefferson Science Fellows

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of linking scientists and diplomats in dialogue. Read More

$1.65 Million to Help Provide Expertise on International Security Matters to Policymakers

MacArthur has announced five grants totaling $1.65 million for efforts to help provide policymakers with the most up-to-date technical and scientific information available on matters relating to key issues in international security. Read More

Rethinking Global Security

Contents Containing the biological threat Cultivating a new generation of experts on science and security issues Director's Message Jefferson Science Fellows join State Department President’s Message Working toward security in space   Containing the biological ... Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance. Read More

Secretary Of State Colin Powell Announces First Class Of Jefferson Science Fellows (June 2, 2004)

Secretary of State Colin Powell announced the first class of the Jefferson Science Fellows. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Interim Managing Director, International Programs
Portrait of Emma Belcher

Emma Belcher

Director, International Peace and Security
Portrait of John Fei

John Fei

Program Officer
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Elsa Gutierrez

Program Administrator

Renee Munro

Executive Secretary

Rossi M. Polenica

Program Assistant