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.
November 1, 2006 - Publication
In 1999, after decades of colonial and military rule, Nigeria began a transition to democracy. Government, non-governmental organizations, and individuals are now working together to ensure the growth of a free and fair Nigeria. The MacArthur ...
November 1, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur announced five grants totaling more than $3.8 million for efforts to more fully involve the victims and witnesses in cases before the International Criminal Court (ICC).
October 18, 2006 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton pushes the International Criminal Court to expand its caseload beyond situations in Africa and to possibly open field offices in troubled countries.
October 13, 2006 - Speech
MacArthur Africa Office Director Kole Shettima discusses the humanitarian crisis in Darfur and the principles of Responsibility to Protect.
September 22, 2006 - Commentary
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton writes to the New York Times about the suspension of peace negotiations in Uganda.
August 30, 2006 - From The Field
The Delhi High Court is re-examining a petition by the NAZ Foundation to repeal India's centuries-old ban on gay sex.
May 12, 2006 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reflects on Russia's movement towards greater human rights over the course of the Group's history.
May 1, 2006 - Publication
Message From The President The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private foundation, headquartered in Chicago, that provides approximately $200 million in grants annually to universities, charitable and non-governmental organizations and talented individuals ...
May 1, 2006 - Publication
Foreword Northern Uganda’s brutal war, now in its twentieth year, has gained world attention in the wake of indictments by the International Criminal Court against Joseph Kony and four of his commanders in the Lord ...
March 28, 2006 - From The Field
The European Court of Human Rights delivered its second verdict against Russia last week in a case concerning police torture. Attorneys at the Rostov Center for International Defense, a MacArthur grantee, worked tirelessly on behalf of ...
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.