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"MacArthur Pledges $68-Million to Promote Peace in Asia"

From The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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Asia Security Initiative Launch, Remarks by Jonathan Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the Foundation's deepening of its commitment to Asia through the seven-year, $68 million Asia Security Initiative. Read More
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Supporting Regional Cooperation for Peace and Security in Asia

MacArthur is committing $68 million over seven years to a new Asia Security Initiative that will increase the effectiveness of international cooperation in fostering peace and security in Asia. Read More

Obama Announces Nonproliferation Agenda

President Obama has announced new commitments to reducing the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons and preventing their spread, goals which have been advanced by MacArthur grantees since the mid-1980s. Read More

North Korea Agrees to Collaborate to Fight Tuberculosis

With support from MacArthur and grantee the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Stanford University has secured North Korea’s approval for collaboration with U.S. experts in combating tuberculosis (TB). North Korea has the highest incidence of TB ... Read More

"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 Read More

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. Read More

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


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