Human Rights

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MacArthur Announces $1.5 Million in Grants Related to International Criminal Court

The grants are all designed to advance the institutionalization of the International Criminal Court. Read More

MacArthur Makes $1 Million Grant to Lawyers Committee For Human Rights

The grant was made to support its work on major international human rights issues. Read More

MacArthur Announces Four Grants In Support Of Human Rights In Russia

The grants totaling $460,000 will support both Moscow-based human rights organizations that can serve as hubs to the network and regional human rights ombudsmen or commissions in 13 regions across Russia. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton to the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations About Terrorism and Civil Society

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that civil society - a robust set of non-governmental organizations free to associate and oppose government policies - serves as a powerful antidote against terrorism Read More

Remarks by Carmen Barroso on Women's Rights and Population Policies at the Global Health Council Annual Conference, Washington, DC

MacArthur Director of Population & Reproductive Health Carmen Barroso discusses the synergy between human rights, especially women's rights, and population concerns. Read More

Commentary from Jonathan Fanton on Signing the Treaty for an International Criminal Court

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton comments on the signing of the treaty established a new international criminal court. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about the Formation of Scholars at Risk Network, The University of Chicago

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of academic freedom as a prerequisite to democracy and challenges universities to take the lead in advocating for it. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about Human Rights at the Wayfarer's Club, Chicago, Illinois

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses his background in international human rights work and the importance of non-government organizations in advancing that cause. Read More