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Seeking a secure peace with freedom and justice, built on global citizenship and effective global governance.

Nuclear Security
Looking to the 2010 International Nuclear Summit

Nuclear Security
Meeting the Global Challenge

Nuclear Security
Kazakhstan’s rejection of nuclear weapons and securing of fissile materials seen as key to nonproliferation

Nuclear Security
Nations can secure nuclear materials by meeting developing world needs

Nuclear Security
UN Security Council Resolution 1540 provides the legal framework for securing vulnerable materials

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Winter 2009

Fragile States
Stanley Foundation promotes stable, responsible states

Fragile States
New peacebuilding approaches can build ­capacity in post-conflict countries

Fragile States
Pauline Baker: Fragile states not destined to be failed states

Fragile States
When Kenya descended into post-election violence, an international effort helped restore peace

Fragile States

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Fall 2009

G-8? G-20? G-x?
Stanley Foundation encourages an evolution in global leadership

G-8? G-20? G-x?
Transnational problems and the rise of new powers may ignite new institutions, but the spark must come from Obama

G-8? G-20? G-x?
Groupings like the G-8 have the power to adapt to global challenges and improve international cooperation

G-8? G-20? G-x?
This century will be shaped by the various major power clubs, and who is invited to join will matter

Book Release
International Leadership in a Shrinking World

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Summer 2009

Rising Powers: China
“Americans should work to understand China, not fear it or condescend to it.”

Rising Powers: China: Xinjiang
China’s underreported crackdown on Uighur Muslims could turn moderates into martyrs

Rising Powers: Interview
Attacks may spark change as India’s youth continue to drive growth, Tharoor says

Rising Powers
Cooperation will replace competition in this new global order

New radio documentary explores India’s challenging path to global power

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Spring 2009
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2017 International Women Authors Event 2017 International Women Authors Event
Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami, author of “The Moor’s Account,” will be the featured speaker at the 2017 International Women Authors event on November 9 in Rock Island, Illinois.

Courier Courier
As summer winds down, take a look at the new issue of Courier from the Stanley Foundation. The Summer 2017 issue delves into topics including the transition away from coal in Germany, the increased role of cities in global governance, and the crisis in Venezuela. Also in this issue, read about the increased capabilities of 3D printing, and oversight over emerging technologies. Summer 2017 PDF (1,151K) Subscribe for FREE.

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.

A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia
The Ground Truth Project, New America, and the Stanley Foundation are hosting a Screening of “A Climate for Conflict” and discussion with the creators followed by a panel discussion on Climate Security and Societal Resilience on May 30, 2017.

Somalia today is at a crossroads between a deepening crisis and a path to stability. Photographer and filmmaker Nichole Sobecki and writer Laura Heaton spent 18 months documenting personal stories of Somalia, creating a film, photography, and reporting that vividly illustrate the human consequences and security risks of a changing climate. Read more.

Follow the conversation online with #AClimateforConflict.

Stanley Foundation at 60
On December 12, 1956, the Stanley Foundation was certified as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Iowa, bringing to life an organization dedicated to creating a world in which there is a secure peace with freedom and justice. Sixty years later, the organization continues to pursue and advance that vision as a thriving nonpartisan operating foundation. Moreover, it remains an organization with a professional staff and the involvement of family members who have an ongoing role in shaping its strategy and core values. More.

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