Representative GrantsMexico, Mexico2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping an effective National Prosecutor’s Office.
Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico’s new forensic sciences agency.
Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
April 30, 2008 - From The Field
The International Crisis Group launched today in New York its new $50 million Securing the Future Capital fundraising campaign, with commitments totaling $20 million from the MacArthur Foundation, George Soros, Frank Giustra, and Victor Pinchuk.
April 29, 2008 - From The Field
Based on research by Human Rights Watch, a MacArthur grantee, the European Court of Human Rights upheld an absolute ban on deporting people to countries where they risk being tortured. The decision stems from the case ...
April 25, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton hosts a panel discussion on the International Criminal Court.
April 21, 2008 - Commentary
In an Op-Ed published in the San Diego Union Tribune, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton says the International Criminal Court represents an opportunity to engage with an effective international institution.
March 20, 2008 - Press Release
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today honored former United Nations Secretary General Kofi A. Annan with the MacArthur Award for International Justice at a 1200-person dinner held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
March 20, 2008 - Speech
Kofi Annan discusses the changing definition of national sovereignty - from a privilege to a responsibility - and the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect.
March 20, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
March 7, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the Foundation's history and discusses its support for human rights and international justice, focusing on the International Criminal Court.
February 29, 2008 - Publication
The Committee Against Torture, a MacArthur grantee based in Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia, has won a police abuse case in the European Court of Human Rights. The Court found that the authorities violated the prohibition on torture ...
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.