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March 17, 2014
The Way Forward for Nuclear Security
The world's supply of weapons-usable nuclear material must be locked down to keep it out of the hands of terrorists. The Stanley Foundation produced a 13-minute video looking at what needs to be done to stop terrorist groups from acquiring enough fissile material to make a nuclear bomb.
January 23, 2014
A View from Africa: Civil Society & Atrocity Prevention
In the fight to prevent mass atrocities, Africa's shift from noninterference to nonindifference was historic in 2000 when the African Union (AU) sought to shuck off the vestiges of its predecessor's inaction.
September 6, 2013
Experts React to G-20 Communiqué: Damocles Sword and Economic Policy
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA, Sept. 6 - Policy experts who study the G-20 offered the following reactions to the G-20 communiqué.
February 11, 2013
Keith Porter Named Stanley Foundation President
The Stanley Foundation Board of Directors has elected Keith Porter to be president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
December 10, 2012
Stanley Foundation President Sambaiew to Retire
Stanley Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Vladimir P. Sambaiew has announced he will retire from the world affairs nonprofit as of January 11, 2013.
|In the News|
Great Decisions 2011 includes article on multilateralism by Stanley Foundation Program Officer David Shorr, from The Interdependent.
Stanley Foundation President Vlad Sambaiew makes the case for more inclusive global leadership in a recent op-ed in the Des Moines Register.
Summit Shows U.S. Can Still Set Agenda, if Not Get Action, from The New York Times (quoting David Shorr) More from the Summit.
G20's Currency Jaw-Jaw Better Than War-War: Analysts, from Agence France-Press (quoting David Shorr) More from the Summit.
From Revolution to Evolution: G20 Enters New Era, from German Press Agency (quoting David Shorr) More from the Summit.
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|55th Strategy for Peace Conference
The conference, brought together experts from the public and private sectors to meet in a distraction-free setting and candidly exchange ideas on pressing foreign policy challenges.
Divided into roundtable talks, the cutting-edge discussions are intended to inspire group consensus and shared recommendations to push forward the debate on the foundation’s key policy areas.
The newest issue of Courier features an interview with award-winning author Anchee Min on China, peace, and human dignity. The issue also examines the need for more ambitious climate diplomacy in order to protect areas like the Marshall Islands and explores the critical need for preventing political violence that can lead to mass atrocities and genocide.
|Nuclear Security Video
The Stanley Foundation produced a 13-minute video looking at what needs to be done to stop terrorist groups from acquiring enough fissile material to make a bomb. The foundation talked with over a dozen diverse and distinguished experts from the Nuclear Security Governance Experts Group and the Fissile Materials Working Group to see how today's patchwork of voluntary arrangements can be forged into a long-lasting system. Watch the video.
Our bimonthly newsletter looks at a Latin America network to stop mass atrocities as well as a seminar for journalists aimed at demystifying nuclear lingo. We also have a slideshow of our annual Investigation U. summer camp for students.
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This Now Showing event-in-a-box toolkit Before the Killing Begins: The Politics of Mass Violence considers how early preventive strategies by governments and the international community should build much-needed capacities within countries, and make it harder for leaders to resort to violence. It aims to encourage discussion of how future efforts might better protect populations under threat, giving new resolve to the promise of never again. Sign Up.
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