2017 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges
Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council is a non-partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security. This award provides support for work on nuclear security and stability in South Asia. The project aims to monitor technical developments and stockpiled materials, increase transparency of institutions handling nuclear materials, and prevent the transfer of controlled items of technology that could contribute to the development of nuclear weapons. The funded activities include workshops in the United States, Pakistan, and India; fellowships for South Asian scholars to study in the United States; a speaker series; and a conference in the South Asian region to share findings.
2017 • 3 years
The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges. The Council's Energy Center promotes leadership and engagement on climate solutions within and outside of the United States. The award allows the Center to work to change the climate conversation at home and abroad to create a constituency supportive of climate change mitigation, which will help the United States make progress toward its Paris Accord commitment even in the absence of federal policy.
2014 • 2 years, 4 months • International Peace & Security
Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council is a non-partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security. This grant assesses strategic stability in South Asia in light of recent developments in China, India, and Pakistan. Through research and structured interviews with Indian and Pakistani officials and experts, the study assesses the current status of nuclear weapons and other technologies, and develops a glossary of technical terms intended to reduce misunderstanding and increase strategic stability among China, Indian and Pakistan.
2013 • 1 year • International Peace & Security
ACUS’ Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security examines emerging transatlantic and global security issues in an effort to promote international security. This project will study the credibility and effectiveness of U.S. extended deterrence in East Asia and strengthen U.S. extended deterrence by offering policy prescriptions to the U.S. government and key regional governments. Funds will be used for salary, travel to workshops, and publications.
2013 • 2 years • International Peace & Security
Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council serves as an educational forum where international political, business and intellectual leaders engage on economic and political issues shaping the twenty-first century. This project examines Japan’s future defense needs against the backdrop of the evolving security situation in the Asia Pacific region, and in the context of Japan’s security commitments vis-à-vis the U.S. The Atlantic Council considers how other Asian nations would react to the Japanese military developing different capabilities and to Japan taking on different roles in regional security. Funds would be used for partial staff salaries, travel, conferences, publication costs, and administrative support.
2012 • 1 year • Human Rights
The grant will support the 2012 Young Atlanticist Summit in Chicago during the NATO and G8 Summits.
1987 • 1 year • International Peace & Security
To broaden traditional concepts of security through the integration of international economic and security policies (over three years).