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Policy Publications

August 2019
Impact:Peace Launch Report
Other Publication (2,230K)

July 2019
Energy Transitions and the Future of Thermal Coal
Policy Memo (393K)

April 2019
The Role of International Climate Policy in Addressing Socioeconomic Change
Policy Dialogue Brief (315K)

April 2019
The Business Case for Building Resilience and Pursuing Peace
Policy Dialogue Brief (320K)

March 2019
Regional Responses to the Crisis in Venezuela: Strengthening Civil Society Capacity and Multilateral Initiatives
Policy Memo (215K)

January 2019
The Business Case for Building Resilience and Pursuing Peace
Policy Memo (512K)

November 2018
Jai-Ayla Quest Testimony Before Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
Other Publication (452K)

November 2018
Transitions for Sustainable Consumption After the Paris Agreement
Dale Southerton, Ph.D. and Daniel Welch, Ph.D.
Policy Analysis Brief (612K)

November 2018
Better Than a Floppy: The Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology for Nuclear Safeguards Information Management
Cindy Vestergaard, Ph.D.
Policy Analysis Brief (491K)

October 2018
Additive Manufacturing and Nuclear Nonproliferation: Shared Perspectives on Security Implications and Governance Options
Policy Dialogue Brief (393K)

October 2018
Respuestas Regionales a la Crisis Venezolana: Fortaleciendo las capacidades de la Sociedad civil e iniciativas multilaterales
Policy Memo (336K)

October 2018
Shifting to Sustainable Consumption for 1.5°C: Gaps, Solutions, and New Policy Agendas
Policy Dialogue Brief (442K)

July 2018
Enhancing Ambition on Forests to Achieve the 1.5°C Goal Real Economy. Real Talk.
Policy Dialogue Brief (1,009K)

June 2018
Twenty journalists awarded fellowships to cover key climate change meetings in San Francisco, Katowice
Other Publication (113K)

June 2018
An Internet of Nuclear Things: Emerging Technology and the Future of Supply Chain Security
Wyatt Hoffman and Tristan Volpe
Policy Analysis Brief (317K)

Op-Eds and Articles

April 2019
Celebrating Their Contributions to Peace

April 2019
Solutions Begin with Individuals
Mark M. Seaman, Editor and Director of Communications

April 2019
This is Not a Drill
Alex Wellerstein

April 2019
Beyond State Collapse: A CAR Notebook
Amy Niang
Photos by Will Baxter

April 2019
Footing the Bill
Sohara Mehroze Shachi

April 2019
Pushing for Parity
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

April 2019
Global Journeys Develop New Perspectives
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

November 2018
Consider This

November 2018
Innovative Ideas for Global Challenges

November 2018
Leading by Example
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

November 2018
Nuclear Policy Takes a Deep Dive Into Blockchain
Morgen Peck

November 2018
Keeping Peace in the Central African Republic
Simon Allison in Bangui with photos by Will Baxter

November 2018
The Potential of Private Enterprise
Matthew Schweitzer

November 2018
A Life Beyond Borders
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

August 2018
International Women Authors Event to Feature Valeria Luiselli


Where in the World Do You Want to Go? Where in the World Do You Want to Go?
Two applicants will receive expense-paid study tours for international travel to be taken during summer 2020. Any full-time (as of September 1, 2019) K-12 classroom teacher at Saints Mary and Mathias Catholic School or within the Muscatine Community School District may enter the drawing that will determine ten finalists.

Career Opportunities
Policy Program Associate, Mass Violence and Atrocities

Do you want to be a part of a team devoted to real-world change and pushing for innovation on important global policy challenges? Are you a policy professional looking to be part of a mission-driven organization? Are you inspired to identify ways societies can effectively prevent, respond to, and recover from mass violence and build more resilient, peaceful societies? 

We are seeking a program associate to join our team and contribute energy, creativity, and skill to innovative programming on mass violence and atrocities.

Courier Courier
The Spring 2019 issue of Courier highlights some of the impact-driven activities the Stanley Foundation pursue with its partners. This includes stories that resulted from two journalism workshops: one examining the false missile alert in Hawaii, as well as one focused on issues of conflict and instability. This issue also examines how Green Banks could help bridge the climate finance gap, explores a new initiative that hopes to bring gender equity to the nuclear field, and brings you the stories of three teachers who enhanced their understanding of the world through travel. Spring 2019 PDF. Subscribe for Free.

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.

Concurrent roundtables focused on each of the foundation’s three current areas of programming—climate changenuclear policy, and mass violence and atrocities, with a fourth roundtable focusing on global governance. These roundtable discussions are intended to generate group consensus recommendations for policy change and multilateral action. More.

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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.

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