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Robert Gallucci, Keynote Address, Fissile Materials Working Group Summit, April 2010

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci gives the keynote address at the Fissile Materials Working Group Summit, "Next Generation Nuclear Security: Meeting the Global Challenge." Introduction by Alexandra Toma, program director of the Connect U.S. Fund & co-chair ... Read More

Addressing Nuclear Terrorism

An opinion-editorial by the co-chairs of the Fissile Materials Working Group, a MacArthur grantee, argues that the U.S. and other nations should invest the time and resources to adequately address the nuclear terrorism threat. Read More

International Panel on Fissile Materials Launches Blog

MacArthur grantee the International Panel on Fissile Materials has launched a new blog that provides news and analysis of military and civilian stockpiles of highly enriched uranium and plutonium, key materials in nuclear weapons. Read More

George Washington University Receives Support for Program on New Approaches to Regional Security Eurasia

MacArthur and the Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded $2 million to GW's Elliott School of International Affairs to lead three programs enhancing scholarship and public policy awareness of global security issues. Read More

New Documentary Explores Nuclear Dangers

Nuclear Tipping Point examines contemporary nuclear dangers and features interviews. Read More

MacArthur's Robert Gallucci on Why Intelligence-Sharing Can't Always Make Us Safer

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci argues the practice of intelligence sharing can sometimes hamper decision-makers rather than help them. Read More

Report on Global Fissile Material

A new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials offers an annual review of global nuclear weapons stockpiles, production, and elimination, providing necessary context for a path to nuclear disarmament. Read More

Grantee Research Contributes to New Missile Defense Plan

President Obama announced a new missile defense plan, which would scrap the planned system in Poland and the Czech Republic and instead deploy a reconfigured system aimed at intercepting short- and medium-range Iranian missiles. Read More
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Richard Goldstone Accepts MacArthur Award for International Justice

The MacArthur Foundation honored Justice Richard J. Goldstone with the MacArthur Award for International Justice on May 25, 2009, in The Hague, Netherlands. Read More

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 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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