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About the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

The MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. The Award is not only recognition for past leadership and success but also an investment in the organizations’ future. Watch
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Enforcing Human Rights in Latin America

A brief explores three cases in which international courts have made pioneering rulings ordering governments to allocate resources and implement policies that seek to enforce and protect human rights. Read More
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Assessing a Digital Attack on Syrian CSO

A Syrian citizen media group critical of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was recently targeted in a customized digital attack designed to unmask their location, according to a report from The Citizen Lab. Read More
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Evaluation of Human Rights and International Justice grantmaking in Nigeria, 2000-2012

This evaluation found that the Foundation’s use of limited resources over an extended period of time had contributed to legal precedents and attracted other donors to scale up projects – thus contributing to long-term systemic change. Read More
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Civil Society Organizations Face Onslaught of Cyber Attacks

Civil society organizations working to protect human rights around the world are being bombarded with persistent and disruptive computer espionage attacks, according to a report from The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk ... Read More
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Death By Design

Examining the global environmental and public health consequences of our addiction to our digital devices Read More
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Logs of War

A network of citizen journalists in Liberia works to protect the country’s natural resources and public health Read More
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Mudflow

Following the social and political impacts of an ongoing environmental disaster believed to have been caused by natural gas drilling in Indonesia Read More
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Untitled Forensic Anthropology Documentary

A group of forensic anthropology investigators from Latin America challenge the official story of repressive and violent regimes in countries across the globe Read More