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Mission: Securing All Nuclear Materials
Winter 2011

Nuclear Security
Why it must remain a top priority for world leaders

Nuclear Security
A nuclear terrorist attack is plausible, but it’s also preventable

Nuclear Security
Summit process shines spotlight on nuclear terrorism prevention

Nuclear Security
Experts look to the past for new success

Winter 2011 2011
Rising to the G-20 Challenge
Fall 2011

Rising Powers and the G-20
The challenges of global economic growth are not the only problems that cry out for the kind of cooperation the G-20 embodies

Rising Powers and the G-20
Facing a renewed global crisis threatening to limit its growth, Brazil will call on G-20 leaders to rise to the occasion

Rising Powers and the G-20
Indonesia’s effectiveness and credibility on the G-20 depends on its political and economic ­performance at home

Rising Powers and the G-20
South Africa, its continent’s only G-20 representative, has not taken up the cause of development as it should

Rising Powers and the G-20

Fall 2011 2011
Going Global
Summer 2011

Global Citizenship
Activities enhance understanding of the world’s systems and peoples

Global Citizenship
Explorer Awards provide annual opportunity for Muscatine teachers to discover the world

Global Citizenship
Annual conference brings together exchange students and their Iowa counterparts

Global Citizenship
In small places, close to home

Global Citizenship
Common humanity unites people more than the issues that divide

Global Citizenship
Hands-on activities central to fun learning experiences

Global Citizenship

Summer 2011 2011
Break the Silence on the Genocide
Spring 2011

Preventing Genocide
Can the world stop genocide and other mass atrocities?

Preventing Genocide
The complex relationship between mass atrocities and armed conflict

Preventing Genocide
Stopping deliberate and systemic murder recently became explicit US diplomatic priority

Preventing Genocide
With elections ahead, one small West African country will test the UN like never before

Spring 2011 2011
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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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