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Policy Publications

November 2015
Nuclear Security and Information Sharing
Policy Memo (405K)

November 2015
The Responsibility to Protect at Ten: Perspectives and Opportunities
Other Publication (409K)

November 2015
Sustainable Nuclear Security Governance: Beyond the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit
Conference Report (923K)

November 2015
Designing Elements for a Robust Carbon Pricing Club
Policy Memo (387K)

November 2015
Nonstate Actors as Perpetrators and Enablers of Mass Atrocity Violence
Policy Memo (386K)

November 2015
Understanding the Future Actors in Transnational Governance
Policy Memo (382K)

October 2015
The Strengthening Nuclear Security Implementation Initiative:
Evolution, Status & Next Steps

Other Publication (381K)

October 2015
Carbon Pricing, Technology Investment, and Trade
Workshop Summary (197K)

October 2015
Assessing Global Climate Engineering Governance
Policy Dialogue Brief (262K)

September 2015
NATO’S Centers of Excellence: A Key Enabler in Transforming NATO to Address 21st Century Security Challenges
Other Publication (1,393K)

September 2015
Centers of Excellence in East Asia: Encouraging Collaborative Approaches to Nuclear Security
Daniel Salisbury and Christopher Hobbs
Policy Analysis Brief (542K)

September 2015
Key Regional Actors and Sector Opportunities for International Climate Change Cooperation
Conference Report (260K)

August 2015
Economic Drivers of Mass Atrocities:
Implications for Policy and Prevention

Dr. Raymond Gilpin
Policy Analysis Brief (470K)

July 2015
The Results We Need in 2016: Policy Recommendations for the Nuclear Security Summit
Other Publication (842K)

June 2015
Fifth Annual Meeting of the Global Network of R2P Focal Points
Other Publication (219K)

Op-Eds and Articles

October 2015
Op-Ed: A Groundswell in New York: Tackling Climate Change and Sustainable Development from the Bottom Up
Little Village

Todd Edwards, Stanley Foundation Program Officer on Climate Change

September 2015
Defying Mass Violence and Genocide
Lee Ann De Reus

September 2015
Climate Change as a Test Case for Global Governance

September 2015
China’s Passive-Aggressive Strategy
Victor D. Cha

September 2015
CONSIDER THIS: Building Bridges

September 2015
The Best Person for the Job
Keith Porter, President

September 2015
Hope in Darkness
Anthony Kasongo

September 2015
Rebuilding Bridges
Tigranna Zakaryan

July 2015
Improving Nuclear Security—One Summit at a Time
Global Summitry: Politics, Economics, and Law in International Governance

Anya Loukianova, The Stanley Foundation

April 2015
Destination: Peru
Leslie Bennett

April 2015
Consider This...

April 2015
Action for Future Generations
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

April 2015
The Assault on Pelindaba
Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith

April 2015
With Open Minds and Open Arms
Ari Bakke

April 2015
A New Architecture for
Climate Action at Paris

S. Jacob Scherr


Now Showing

The Now Showing event-in-a-box toolkits offered by the Stanley Foundation are designed to encourage discussion about the most urgent global issues today. They contain everything needed for an easy-to-plan, successful event. Toolkit materials includes:

  • Event planner and moderator guide chock-full of helpful tips.
  • Color posters to promote your event.
  • Discussion guides for group dialogue.
  • Background materials on the discussion topics.

The following toolkits are available ONLINE ONLY to interested groups and individuals:

Before the Killing Begins: The Politics of Mass Violence
This toolkit 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.

Fragile States, Global Consequences
This toolkit features a DVD that helps viewers examine the global challenge of fragile states. It aims to encourage discussion of the growing movement in the international community to find comprehensive ways to promote stronger nations, and, more effective ways to deal with those that are already on the brink of failure.

Radioactive Challenge
This toolkit features a DVD that helps viewers examine the challenge of securing vulnerable nuclear materials globally. It aims to encourage discussion of the complexities of the “world’s greatest security challenge,” keeping nuclear material out of the hands of terrorists.

Employment Opportunities
Policy Program Officer, Nuclear Security: The Stanley Foundation seeks a program officer to plan, implement, and assess the impact of the foundation’s nuclear security policy programming.

Courier Courier
The latest issue of Courier features three articles from Carl Wilkens Fellows: shedding light on atrocity violence in the DRC, drawing parallels between the Armenian and Rwandan genocides, and giving the survivors of gender-based violence in the DRC a voice. Courier 84 also explores the current challenges of international climate governance in an interview with climate change expert Arnuabha Ghosh and it looks at China's passive aggressive stance as China challenges the perception of the United States as a reliable partner for others in Asia. The full Fall 2015 issue. PDF (2.0 MB) Subscribe for FREE.

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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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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.