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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
Courier Courier
The Winter 2018 issue of Courier focuses on innovators and innovative ideas for global challenges—the role of women and vulnerable countries in mitigating climate change; the potential of blockchain technology in nuclear safeguards; the part the Boy Scouts are playing to keep the peace in the Central African Republic; the possibility that private enterprise could contribute to a more resilient society in Iraq; and an appreciation of the late Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Winter 2018 PDF. Subscribe for Free.

The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24 The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24
As a part of our efforts to limit global warming to 1.5° C, the foundation put forward policy ideas to achieve a global turning point in emissions by 2020, built upon efforts to catalyze global climate action by countries and sub- and non-state actors, and worked with journalists to strengthen coverage of the UN climate negotiations.

59th Strategy for Peace Conference 59th Strategy for Peace Conference
The Stanley Foundation convenes its Strategy for Peace Conference annually to consider key policy challenges, drawing on the experience and knowledge of invited experts from the public and private sectors.

At the conference concurrent roundtables are focused on each of the foundation’s three current areas of programming—climate changenuclear policy, and mass violence and atrocities. This year a fourth roundtable will focus on global governance. Roundtable discussion is intended to generate group consensus recommendations for policy change and multilateral action. More.

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Investigation U. Camper Photos Investigation U. Camper Photos
We had a great group of campers attend the Investigation U. program this summer. Click here for photos. For participants only, username: IU2018.