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.
Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
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 7, 2019 - Perspectives
Mexico Director Sharon Bissell articulates the Foundation's work to support human rights organizations in Mexico.
January 23, 2019 - Grantee News
MacArthur grantees have been invited to serve on a Commission to address the 2014 mass disappearance from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teacher’s College.
January 17, 2019 - Grantee News
In a historic ruling, the Inter American Court on Human Rights found Mexico responsible for the torture and sexual violence committed against women in the Atenco community during a raid in 2006.
September 27, 2018 - 40 Years, 40 Stories
It has been 10 years since Mexico adopted a critical Constitutional reform that transformed its criminal justice system. The new accusatorial system promises speedier, transparent, public trials, and aligns Mexico with most countries in the Americas ...
September 12, 2018 - In The Media
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.