Human Rights

Strengthening human rights protections, advancing government accountability, and improving the reach and quality of justice Read our strategy and the current status of our work

What's New

RSS

MacArthur Grantees Participate in U.S.-Russia Civil Society Summit

In a show of support for Russian civil society groups, President Obama also addressed the U.S.-Russian Civil Society Summit in Moscow.

The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court

MacArthur grantee POV airs the documentary, The Reckoning, which follows dynamic ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and his team for three years across four continents as he issues arrest warrants for Lord's Resistance Army leaders in ...
International Criminal Tribunals (Panel Discussion) thumbnail

International Criminal Tribunals (Panel Discussion)

A panel discussion, "The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunals in National and International Systems," held on May 25, 2009, in The Hague, Netherlands. The panel was moderated by Lloyd Axworthy (President, University of Winnipeg; Former ...

"Stretching the Reach of the Law"

From The New York Times

Goldstone Op-Ed Marks Achievements of International Justice System

Justice Goldstone’s opinion-editorial discussing the growing power and reach of the developing international system of justice appeared on May 31, 2009, in the International Herald Tribune.

Conferral of the MacArthur Award for International Justice, Remarks by Jonathan Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton recognizes Richard Goldstone's human rights contributions as a judge in South Africa and as Chief Prosecutor at International Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda.
Protecting Freedom of Expression and Enhancing Criminal Justice thumbnail

Protecting Freedom of Expression and Enhancing Criminal Justice

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.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Senior Program Officer, On Nigeria

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Eric Sears

Eric Sears

Senior Program Officer, Technology in the Public Interest
Portrait of Phillis D. Hill

Phillis D. Hill

Senior Grants Manager

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Joanna Cohen

Joanna Cohen

Program Officer