We seek to empower Europeans and their civil society organizations to reinforce and reclaim their central role in European democracies.
The Open Society Initiative for Europe aims to contribute to more vibrant and legitimate democracies in the European Union by working with a wide range of civil society actors and strengthening less central voices.

Open Society Initiative for Europe

Open Society Voices

April 9, 2014 | by Clara Grosset, Helene Irving | 1 comments

How do you engage people in democratic processes? L’Université du Citoyen is encouraging political participation in a time of high voter abstention and distrust.

April 7, 2014 | by Marianne Vorthoren

Ahead of the EU elections in May, one Dutch organization is looking to answer questions about the Muslim community’s place in Europe.

April 7, 2014 | by Elena Cavassa, Anna Felicia Nardandrea | 1 comments

An Italian campaign is calling for the closure of "nomad" camps where Roma people are forced to live.