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Policy Analysis Briefs


Nuclear Policy

2016

Descending From the Summit
The Path Toward Nuclear Security 2010–2016 and Beyond
(724K)
Policy Analysis Brief
August 2016
William Tobey

The Quest for Nuclear Security Standards (197K)
Policy Analysis Brief
February 2016
Debra Decker and Kathryn Rauhut

2015

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

Russia’s Nuclear Security Policy: Priorities and Potential Areas for Cooperation (462K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2015
Anton Khlopkov

2014

Crossing the Finish Line: Ending the Civilian Use of Highly Enriched Uranium (548K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2014
Miles A. Pomper and Philippe Mauger

2013

Planning for Success at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (165K)
Policy Analysis Brief
December 2013
William Tobey

The Global Governance Architecture of Nuclear Security (106K)
Policy Analysis Brief
March 2013
Ramesh Thakur

Building a Nuclear Security Framework From the Ground Up: Encouraging Coordination Among Centers of Excellence in Northeast Asia (84K)
Policy Analysis Brief
March 2013
Sharon Squassoni

2012

An Assessment of the Nuclear Security Centers of Excellence (97K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2012
Dr. Alan Heyes

2011

Planning for Success at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit (98K)
Policy Analysis Brief
June 2011
William Tobey

1540 in Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for Southeast Asia (132K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2011
Togzhan Kassenova

2010

The IAEA and Nuclear Security: Trends and Prospects (119K)
Policy Analysis Brief
December 2010
Jack Boureston and Andrew K. Semmel

Creating a 21st-Century Nuclear Material Security Architecture (128K)
Policy Analysis Brief
November 2010
Kenneth N. Luongo

Global Lockdown: Moving the Needle on Nuclear Security (110K)
Policy Analysis Brief
November 2010
Dr. Elizabeth Turpen

The Future Role of the G-8 Global Partnership: Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (560K)
Policy Analysis Brief
June 2010
Bonnie D. Jenkins

2009

Securing Vulnerable Nuclear Materials: Meeting the Global Challenge (119K)
Policy Analysis Brief
November 2009
Kenneth N. Luongo

Achieving Nonproliferation Goals: Moving From Denial to Technology Governance (94K)
Policy Analysis Brief
June 2009
Elizabeth Turpen

2008

Multilateralism as a Dual-Use Technique: Encouraging Nuclear Energy and Avoiding Proliferation (143K)
Policy Analysis Brief
March 2008
John Thomson and Geoffrey Forden

2007

Overcoming Nuclear Dangers (115K)
Policy Analysis Brief
November 2007
David Cortright



Mass Violence and Atrocities

2016

Putting Environmental Stress (Back) on the Mass Atrocities Agenda (450K)
Policy Analysis Brief
October 2016
Cullen Hendrix

Reducing Risk, Strengthening Resilience: Toward the Structural Prevention of Atrocity Crimes (758K)
Policy Analysis Brief
April 2016
Alex Bellamy

The First Response: Peaceful Means in the Third Pillar of the Responsibility to Protect (2,916K)
Policy Analysis Brief
January 2016
By Alex Bellamy

2015

Economic Drivers of Mass Atrocities:
Implications for Policy and Prevention
(470K)
Policy Analysis Brief
August 2015
Dr. Raymond Gilpin

The Responsibility to Protect at Ten: The Challenges Ahead (251K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2015
Dr. Edward C. Luck

A New Multilateralism for Atrocities Prevention: A Global Fund and Development Agenda Advancing Rule of Law (281K)
Policy Analysis Brief
March 2015
Mark P. Lagon and Ryan Kaminski

Responsibility to Prevent in Africa: Leveraging Institutional Capacity to Mitigate Atrocity Risk (328K)
Policy Analysis Brief
January 2015
Kwesi Aning and Frank Okyere

2013

Law and Order: Tools for Building State Protection Capacity to Prevent Mass Atrocity Crimes (237K)
Policy Analysis Brief
December 2013
Sean McFate

2012

Getting Along: Managing Diversity for Atrocity Prevention in Socially Divided Societies (225K)
Policy Analysis Brief
September 2012
Pauline H. Baker

Building State Capacity to Prevent Atrocity Crimes: Implementing Pillars One and Two of the R2P Framework (106K)
Policy Analysis Brief
September 2012
David J. Simon

2011

Mass Atrocities and Armed Conflict: Links, Distinctions, and Implications for the Responsibility to Prevent (136K)
Policy Analysis Brief
February 2011
Alex J. Bellamy

2010

Wider Lessons for Peacebuilding: Security Sector Reform in Liberia (114K)
Policy Analysis Brief
June 2010
John Blaney, Jacques Paul Klein, and Sean McFate

2009

Sudan and the Implications for Responsibility to Protect (117K)
Policy Analysis Brief
October 2009
Ambassador Richard W. Williamson

Afghanistan: Thinking Through the Basics (78K)
Policy Analysis Brief
September 2009
Ronald E. Neumann

2008

The United Nations and the Responsibility to Protect (103K)
Policy Analysis Brief
August 2008
Edward C. Luck



Climate Change

2017

Strengthening Just Transition Policies in International Climate Governance (471K)
Policy Analysis Brief
April 2017
Anabella Rosemberg

2016

An Evolutionary Approach to Governing Global Problems: Climate Policy After Paris (570K)
Policy Analysis Brief
August 2016
Charles F. Sabel and David G. Victor

Technology Development and Transfer for a Safe Climate Future (1,380K)
Policy Analysis Brief
May 2016
Ambuj Sagar

Making the Paris Process More Effective: A New Approach to Policy Coordination on Global Climate Change (478K)
Policy Analysis Brief
February 2016
Charles F. Sabel and David G. Victor



Media Programming

There are no Policy Analysis Briefs for this Initiative.


HIGHLIGHTS
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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