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a U.S. foreign policy based on international cooperation, demilitarization
and respect for human rights
Center for International Policy was founded in 1975, in the wake
of the Vietnam War, by former diplomats and peace activists. This
mix of those from inside the government and those from outside
by choice has shaped both our methodology and our agenda.
Center has led or played a vital role in an impressive number
of citizens' initiatives. Working closely with allies in Congress,
including two members who were to become the Center's co-chairs,
Tom Harkin and Don Fraser, the Center campaigned to make sure
that a government's human rights record became a factor in allocating
foreign aid. In the 1980s the Center staff became the Washington
advocates for Costa Rican president Oscar Arias's peace plan for
the 1990s the Center attracted a number of senior diplomats to
its staff and expanded its agenda to include reform of the nation's
intelligence agencies. We continued to play an important role
in Central America's post-conflict reconciliation, the effort
to end the counter-productive isolation of Cuba, and efforts to
condition military assistance to the Western Hemisphere on improvements
in governance and increased respect for citizens’ human
rights. This work continues today, along with a robust program
on nuclear proliferation in south and east Asia.
groundbreaking Global Financial Integrity program promotes national
and multilateral policies to curtail illicit financial flows and
enhance global development and security.
Americas Program offers timely policy analysis, North-South dialogue
and in-depth reports on key issues of the hemisphere through weekly
publications by its experienced staff and regional network of
Win Without War project is a coalition of national organizations
that oppose the militarization of U.S. foreign policy and the
doctrine of unilateral military preemption. It advocates fundamental
changes in U.S. policy in Iraq that will bring our troops home
safely and quickly and promote the creation of a sovereign and
newest program, Avoided Deforestation Partners, is an international
network of thinkers and strategists, founded by leaders in carbon
policy, finance, forestry, and conservation in May 2007 to support
international efforts to halt tropical deforestation.
Supported by individual donors, foundations, businesses and churches,
the Center has stayed steadfastly true to its goals since its
founding in 1975.
businesses and churches and currently supporting the Center's
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The Center for International Policy's estimated budget for 2011,
as approved by our Board of Directors, is just over $3.9 million.
The Center's staff and board are very grateful for the generous
support CIP continues to receive from forward-looking foundations,
businesses and churches and the many concerned citizens who share
our goals and values.
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here. Our most recent audited financial statement can be viewed