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).
Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico’s new forensic sciences agency.
June 24, 2008 - From The Field
The European Court of Human Rights recently held the Russian government responsible for the presumed death of two brothers who were taken from their home in 2003.
May 13, 2008 - From The Field
In a case brought by MacArthur grantee the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, the European Court of Human Rights found the Russian government responsible for the disappearance of two men in Chechnya who were taken from ...
May 5, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the International Criminal Court and the Foundation's support for other human rights measures.
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.
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.