International Peace & Security

The Foundation’s goal in the area of international peace and security grantmaking is to reduce nuclear risk. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Leadership and the Future of Nuclear Energy

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci speaks at a symposium of energy scientists and researchers about future of nuclear energy. Read More

PBS Frontline Investigates U.S. Campaign of Targeted Killing

PBS FRONTLINE, a MacArthur grantee, carries out an in-depth investigation into the United States’ unprecedented campaign of targeted killing. Read More

Deterrence in the Age of Nuclear Proliferation

George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and Sam Nunn call for nations to begin moving now toward a new, safer, and more stable form of deterrence with decreasing nuclear risks. Read More
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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


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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Emma Belcher

Director, International Peace and Security

Theo Kalionzes

Program Officer

Angela Schlater

Program Officer
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Renee Munro

Executive Secretary, International Peace & Security

Rossi M. Polenica

Program Assistant

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer