Peace & Security

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Obama Announces Nonproliferation Agenda

President Obama has announced new commitments to reducing the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons and preventing their spread, goals which have been advanced by MacArthur grantees since the mid-1980s. Read More

North Korea Agrees to Collaborate to Fight Tuberculosis

With support from MacArthur and grantee the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Stanford University has secured North Korea’s approval for collaboration with U.S. experts in combating tuberculosis (TB). North Korea has the highest incidence of TB ... Read More
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Ambassador Colin Keating Interview by MacArthur President

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton interviews Ambassador Colin Keating about international justice.

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“‘Full and Free Development’: The Case for Higher Education in Nigeria,” Yar’Adua Center Lecture by Jonathan Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how higher education can provide a ladder of opportunity for Nigerians and serve as an engine of economic growth. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting

MacArthur's President discusses the Foundation's support for science, focusing especially on research around conservation and climate change. Read More

"The UN Security Council and Omar al-Bashir"

From the Chicago Tribune
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The Science, Technology and Security (STS) Initiative

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation launched the Science, Technology and Security Initiative in 2003 to develop and maintain a cadre of scientists and other technical experts Read More

War Child

War Child chronicles the tumultuous, shocking, inspiring, and ultimately hopeful odyssey of Emmanuel Jal. A former child soldier of Sudan’s brutal civil war, he is now an emerging international hip hop star sharing a message ...

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The MacArthur Foundation in India: Report on Activities

In this report: Message from the President Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Adolescents Sangath: Supporting Children and Adolescents Mahila Sewa Trust: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Women Survey Examines Youth Sexual and ... Read More
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Eliminating Nuclear Dangers Worldwide

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's support of eliminating nuclear threats from around the world, visit http://www.macfound.org/ips.

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