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Press Releases

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.

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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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05/25/15   Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention: Second Raphael Lemkin Seminar and Fourth Focal Points Meeting
05/27/15   Key Regional Actors and Sector Opportunities for International Climate Change Cooperation
06/03/15   Joint Agreements: Enabling Cooperative Action by Countries in Paris
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05/14/15   Intersection of Radiological Security and Public Health
05/13/15   Recommendations for Nuclear Material Governance
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The latest issue of Courier features an investigation of a 2007 break-in at a South African nuclear storage facility that still unnerves many officials and experts. It also considers the architecture for climate action that needs to be built ahead of this year's global gathering in Paris. Another article looks at our annual global youth conference that brings students together to discuss global issues. Finally, two teachers share how a travel award offers unique professional development.

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Policy Program Officer, Human Protection
The Stanley Foundation seeks a program officer to join its Policy Programming Department. The chosen candidate will work with the foundation’s leadership team and staff to plan, implement, and assess the impact of the foundation’s human protection policy programming in pursuit of our mission, vision, and organizational goals. Read the full position announcement.

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The Stanley Foundation is looking for 2 dedicated, dynamic individuals who have a passion for working in the field of event management and prefer a small-business atmosphere with opportunities for international travel.
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The Stanley Foundation holds two annual conferences, UN Issues and the Strategy for Peace Conference. These bring together experts from the public and private sectors to meet in a distraction-free setting and candidly exchange ideas on pressing foreign policy challenges.

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Nuclear Security Video 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.

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