Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico's new forensic sciences agency.
Representative GrantsMexico, Mexico2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping an effective National Prosecutor's Office.
August 14, 2019 - Grantee News
The United Nations Human Rights Committee condemned Mexico for the 2010 forced disappearance of Christian Téllez Padilla; Idheas Litigio Estratégico en Derechos Humanos helped present the case.
July 31, 2019 - Grantee News
Experts in Mexico, including MacArthur grantees, gathered to discuss next steps on issues of justice, human rights, and anti-corruption.
May 7, 2019 - In The Media
April 30, 2019 - Press Release
The launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund will help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, including the continent’s new African Union Transitional Justice Policy.
March 15, 2019 - Grantee News
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights found the State of Mexico responsible for the disappearances of Nitza Paola, José Ángel, and Rocío Alvarado.
February 7, 2019 - Press Release
MacArthur today committed an additional $15 million to support Mexico’s civil society and continued efforts to protect human rights and reform the nation’s justice system. “Our grantee partners across Mexico confront challenges every day ...
February 13, 2013 - Video
Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur's human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy focuses on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally, with a special emphasis in Mexico and Nigeria.