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US Leadership in a Changing World
Fall 2012

American Leadership
US foreign policy must adapt to a rapidly changing world; the next US president will be responsible for that evolution

American Leadership
Preventing genocide or mass atrocity means the next administration must coordinate internally, and internationally

American Leadership
Preventing a nuclear terrorist attack should remain a bipartisan priority, no matter who is president

American Leadership
The international system has contributed to peace and prosperity for many. Will it be preserved?

American Leadership

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Fall 2012 2012
The Path Forward on Global Summits
Summer 2012

Global Summitry
The proliferation of summits brings new hope, new challenges to diplomacy

Global Summitry
Mere photo opportunity or tip of a global iceberg?

Global Summitry
Summits are mile markers in ongoing diplomacy; a cynical press needs to recognize that

Global Summitry
The onus is on emerging countries to both adapt and lead in an international system they didn’t create

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Summer 2012 2012
R2P: The Next Decade
Spring 2012

Policymakers, experts gather to assess the evolving principle of human protection

The debate today is about how, not whether, to protect civilians

For the R2P principle, 2011 proved to be a banner year for cooperation…and new complications

As R2P moves into its second decade, questions of prevention and use of force grow more complex

An excerpt of remarks by the UN secretary-general at “R2P: The Next Decade,” a conference held in January by the Stanley Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of NY, and the MacArthur Foundation

Spring 2012 2012
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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.

Courier Courier
The Spring 2017 issue of Courier provides insight and perspective on different global policy areas, including mass atrocity prevention in the Gambia and climate change agricultural innovation in Morocco. This issue also features a special look at the global order by Stanley Foundation president, Keith Porter; a feature on the struggle of a Somalian refugee hoping to resettle in the US; and a Q&A from our latest explorer award winner. The full Spring 2017 issue. PDF (1,151K) Subscribe for FREE.

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.

Employment Opportunities
Policy Program Associate, Mass Violence and Atrocities
Position Overview

The Stanley Foundation seeks a program associate to join its Policy Programming Department. The chosen candidate will work with the foundation’s policy programming team and other staff to support the planning, implementation, and assessment of the impact of the foundation’s human protection policy programming in pursuit of our mission, vision, and organizational goals.

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