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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"The UN Security Council and Omar al-Bashir"

From the Chicago Tribune
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The Science, Technology and Security (STS) Initiative

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation launched the Science, Technology and Security Initiative in 2003 to develop and maintain a cadre of scientists and other technical experts Read More

The MacArthur Foundation in India: Report on Activities

In this report: Message from the President Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Adolescents Sangath: Supporting Children and Adolescents Mahila Sewa Trust: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Women Survey Examines Youth Sexual and ... Read More
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Eliminating Nuclear Dangers Worldwide

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's support of eliminating nuclear threats from around the world, visit http://www.macfound.org/ips.

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White House Needs Science and Tech Expertise

The White House lacks the science and technology expertise necessary to adequately address key policy issues, from energy and the environment to national security, according to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International ... Read More
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Ernesto Lopez Portillo, Institute for Security & Democracy

Ernesto Lopez Portillo, Institute for Security & Democracy, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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The MacArthur Foundation in Russia: Report on Activities

Message From The President The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private foundation, headquartered in Chicago, which provides approximately $260 million in grants annually to universities, charitable and non-governmental organizations, and talented individuals ... Read More

Satellite Images Reveal Syria Dismantled Suspected Reactor Site

Satellite images of Syria show that a suspected reactor site that was the target of an Israeli raid in September 2007 was recently dismantled. The Institute for Science and International Security compared images from August 10 ... Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at MacArthur’s Science, Technology and Security Policy Meeting

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reflects on the recent successes in deepening scholarship on international security issues. Read More

MacArthur Supports Dialogue with North Korea

The Center for International Security and Cooperation's John Lewis led an unofficial delegation to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) late last year to talk with senior officials about their nuclear program. Read More

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Stephanie Platz

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Emma Belcher

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Theo Kalionzes

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Angela Schlater

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Sean Harder

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