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The Stanley Foundation has a long tradition of releasing high-quality, award-winning radio programming. These programs are made available to stations at no charge in an effort to inform and increase dialogue on critical international issues.

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India Rising

The Mumbai attacks were a well-coordinated strike on India's economy, its internationalism, its pluralism, its openness.

Now this nuclear-armed nation, the world's biggest democracy, faces a historic challenge—one that will test its mettle and shape its role on the world stage. 

Join David Brown for a one-hour, newscast-compatible public radio special that takes your listeners on a journey around this potential superpower. Full details here.

Brazil Rising

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Brazil. It conjures up images of carnival, the beaches of Rio, The Girl From Ipanema, and the samba.

But a new Brazil is emerging on the world stage. Brazil today is one of the fastest growing players in the global economy, a bio-fuels pioneer on the fast track to energy self-sufficiency, a booming haven for foreign investment, and a test case for a new approach to governance in Latin America.

Can Brazil successfully chart a new path that overcomes the country’s grinding poverty and its tide of violent crime, while still preserving the country’s unique environment?

Will the new Brazil continue as a strategic partner for the United States or could it become a formidable competitor? How will the rest of the world accommodate Brazil’s seemingly unstoppable growth?

In “Brazil Rising,” released in June 2008, veteran public radio journalist David Brown takes listeners on a personal journey across the country, exploring Brazil’s view of itself, its neighbors, and the world.

“Brazil Rising”—produced by Simon Marks, Kristin McHugh, and Keith Porter—is a Stanley Foundation production in association with KQED Public Radio and KUT Austin.

The full program is available as a mp3 file here. A complete transcript is available here.

For radio stations, the full program along with promotional materials are now available on PRX.

More on Brazil's role in the changing global order is available here.


BEYOND FEAR:
America's Role in an Uncertain World

David Brancaccio hosts and reports for the special one-hour documentary "Beyond Fear: America's Role in an Uncertain World."

Every day the latest headlines reflect a world filled with fear.

Terrorism, war, disaster, and disease are grim realities brought closer to home in our increasingly connected world. And, they ultimately shape America's national security and foreign policies.

But fear itself cannot drive our daily lives.

Released in May 2007, "Beyond Fear" goes beyond the headlines with expert insight and field reporting from Africa, Asia, and Europe and explores new scenarios for US global leadership built on common action, trust, and hope. Audio, transcripts, and more.

"Beyond Fear" is a production of the Stanley Foundation in association with KQED Public Radio. This program won the National Press Club's Edwin M. Hood Diplomatic Correspondence Award for excellence in reporting on diplomatic and foreign policy issues, the third year in a row for this production team.

The full program along with promotional materials are now available on PRX.


 

24/7: The Rise and Influence of Arab Media
Released in April 2006, 
"24/7: The Rise and Influence of Arab Media" examines the dramatic expansion of open media in the Arab world. The program, hosted by David Brancaccio of the PBS television program NOW, won the National Press Club's Edwin M. Hood Diplomatic Correspondence Award for excellence in reporting on diplomatic and foreign policy issues.

How does this rapidly changing spectrum impact the United States, the Middle East, and the world? Will it lead to greater understanding or fuel tension, fear, and hatred?

 

Security Check: Confronting Today's Global Threats
In May 2005, the foundation released "Security Check: Confronting Today's Global Threats" in association with KQED Public Radio in San Francisco, the nation's most-listened to public radio station. "Security Check" was part of a nationwide public radio collaboration called "Think Global." The program, hosted by David Brancaccio of the PBS television program NOW, won the National Press Club's Edwin M. Hood Diplomatic Correspondence Award for excellence in reporting on diplomatic and foreign policy issues and the National Headliners' Grand Award for Radio.

UNder Fire: The United Nations' Battle For Relevance
"UNder Fire: The United Nations' Battle For Relevance" was released by the foundation in June 2004. The program, also done in association with KQED and hosted by David Brancaccio, won the 2004 Society of Professional Journalists' best radio documentary award and was honored by the United Nations Correspondents Association and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.

Children of War: Fighting, Dying, Surviving
The March 2003 documentary "Children of War: Fighting, Dying, Surviving" was hosted by Charlayne Hunter-Gault and produced in association with KQED. The program won a Clarion Award for best radio documentary from the Association for Women in Communication and two National Headliner citations.

The Russia Project
In December 2001, "Russia: Ten Years After the Soviet Collapse" and "Russia: Can This Be Democracy?" were released to mark the tenth anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. These documentaries, hosted by Walter Cronkite, were done in association with KQED and were honored by the New York Festivals.

The Iran Project
The Iran Project, "The Struggle for Iran," was released by the foundation in January 2001 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the release of the American hostages from Iran. The program, also done with KQED, was hosted by Walter Cronkite.

Revisiting Vietnam
In spring 2000, the Stanley Foundation partnered with American RadioWorks™ to produce the two-hour radio project Revisiting Vietnam. The show addressed the cultural significance of the Vietnam War, as well as changes inside Vietnam 25 years after the war's conclusion.

Common Ground
From 1980 to 2004 the Stanley Foundation produced Common Ground, an award-winning weekly radio program on world affairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"India Rising"—produced by Simon Marks, Kristin McHugh, and Keith Porter—is a Stanley Foundation production in association with KQED Public Radio and KUT Austin.

 

 

More on India's role in the changing global order is available here.
 

 

The full program is available as a mp3 file here. A complete transcript is available here.
 

For radio stations, the full program along with promotional materials are now available on PRX.

 

India Rising (Now Available)

HIGHLIGHTS
Courier Courier
The Winter 2016 issue of Courier features policy insights for the President-elect and new US leadership to improve our peace and security in nuclear policy, genocide prevention, and climate change. The issue also includes an in-depth interview with a survivor of the Phnom Penh, Cambodia genocide in the late 1970s. The full Winter 2016 issue. PDF (1.0 MB) Subscribe for FREE.

IRP Fellows Reporting Live from the COP22 Climate Change Conference in Morocco
The International Reporting Project (IRP) and the Stanley Foundation collaborated to bring five international journalists to Marrakech, Morocco to report on the Twenty-Second Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from November 7-18, 2016.  

SAFETY Guidelines for Journalists: Radiation Incidents SAFETY Guidelines for Journalists: Radiation Incidents
In the event of a radiation incident such as the use of a so-called dirty bomb or nuclear reactor incident, accurate and swift reporting is vital to public safety. This guide is intended to both help the journalist to be safe if they are covering such a story and to provide basic safety information that can be conveyed to the public to limit the risk of radiation exposure. 

Reporting a Radiation Emergency Reporting a Radiation Emergency
Journalists would play an indispensable role keeping the public informed in an emergency resulting in the release of radiation, either accidental or deliberate. But what do they need to do their job effectively? The following recommendations to authorities who would manage such an emergency were drafted by participants in the 2016 Rotterdam Nuclear Security Workshop for International Journalists.

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Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences
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.

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.


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The Stanley Foundation publishes policy briefs, analytical articles, and reports on a number of international issues. To reduce our carbon footprint and cut waste, we almost exclusively, use electronic distribution for our publications. Sign up to receive our resources via e-mail.

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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Stanley Foundation events, talks, video reports, and segments from our Now Showing event-in-a-box series can now be viewed on YouTube. To receive regular updates on our video posts, please subscribe today.