International Peace & Security

Working to broaden and strengthen the field of international peace and security. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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MacArthur Awards $4 Million to Help Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Weapons

MacArthur announced six grants totaling nearly $4 million for efforts to prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen regional nuclear stability in South Asia. Read More

Nuclear Security and Chicago

Coinciding with the announcement of grants supporting nuclear security, the Chicago Tribune spotlights MacArthur President Robert Gallucci’s background as a diplomat and nuclear expert. Read More

Using Technology to Monitor Human Rights Abuses in Hard-to-Reach Places

Technology originally developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, with support from MacArthur, to help monitor human rights abuses in hard-to-reach places is the basis of the new Satellite Sentinel Project, which will ... Read More

North Korea’s New Nuclear Plant

MacArthur grantees The Institute for Science and International Security and Stanford's Sig Hecker helped illuminate the details of the country's new facility. Read More

Foundation President Robert Gallucci Addresses the City Club of Chicago

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci shares his insights into philanthropy while discussing his background and his goals for the Foundation. Read More


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