Grantee Profile

International Institute for Strategic Studies

Grants to International Institute for Strategic Studies

  • $425,000

    2016 (Duration 2 years)

    Nuclear Challenges

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Founded in 1958, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is a world-leading authority on global security, political risk, and military conflict. This project builds on a previous MacArthur-supported award that aimed to strengthen cooperation between Chinese and Western policymaking communities on nuclear issues. This award supports a series of workshops to discuss the future of nuclear energy. It focuses on engaging officials and educating the public on the security implications of nuclear fuel cycle choices, particularly with regard to technology export to nuclear energy newcomers.

  • $500,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The International Institute for Strategic Studies is a leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict. This project, which will include four workshops (in London, Beijing, Tokyo, and Seoul) and smaller core-group meetings, will deepen dialogue between China and Western policymaking communities on nuclear issues. The IISS will also engage policymaking and strategic communities elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific to better understand regional dynamics. Funds will be used for partial staff salaries, workshops, travel and publication costs.

  • $250,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The Shangri-La Dialogue provides an important link in the Asia-Pacific between practitioners of security policy and policy researchers. It is run by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a leading London-based authority on political-military conflict. The Shangri-La Dialogue remains the main opportunity for Asia-Pacific defense and intelligence officials as well as non-government experts to meet as a group for the purpose of discussing security challenges in the Asia-Pacific and strengthening international cooperation to meet these challenges. This grant would provide support for the June 2012 Shangri-La Dialogue meeting in Singapore. In addition to providing general support for the conference, funds will facilitate participation of younger non-government analysts who might normally find it impossible to participate for financial reasons.

  • $535,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — To support a policy research project titled, Fostering Cooperation with China on Nuclear and Radiological Security (over two years).

  • $1,230,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of the 2009-2011 Asia Security Summits (the Shangri-La Dialogue) and research on how small and medium powers in the Asia-Pacific are responding diplomatically and militarily to changes in regional power dynamics (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — To support cooperation to prevent nuclear proliferation and foster progress toward nuclear disarmament (over two years).

  • $250,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of the Asian security summit for 2008, the Shangri-La Dialogue.

  • $150,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of the 6th Annual Asian Security Summit, the Shangri-La Dialogue, in Singapore.

  • $50,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of production of a book-length report on Pakistan's acquisition of nuclear weapons, the international black market network used to procure the technology, and the effectiveness of international efforts to prevent this kind of proliferation.

  • $300,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of a program to promote transatlantic cooperation and prevent nuclear proliferation (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded International Institute for Strategic Studies $3,940,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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