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Oct
28
2014
UN Special Rapporteur Kishore Singh on Privatization in Education (audio)

Kishore Singh presents key findings and recommendations from his recent report to the UN General Assembly, which examines how privatization adversely impacts the right to education.

Oct
27
2014
Big Change Baltimore 2014: Connect to the Power of Change

Join OSI-Baltimore at its second Big Change forum for connecting ideas—and some key solutions already in place—to people who are committed to powerful change.

Location:

Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Oct
27
2014
Broader Implications of the Human Rights Crackdown in Azerbaijan

Gerald Knaus of the European Stability Initiative and Paige Alexander of USAID discuss the implications of the ongoing crackdown on human rights in Azerbaijan.

Oct
20
2014
How the International Community Can Address the Drugs–Development Link

Experienced practitioners discuss how smart policies can address the link between drugs and development.

Oct
15
2014
Presumption of Guilt: The Global Overuse of Pretrial Detention (audio)

The author of a recently released Open Society Justice Initiative report on the arbitrary and excessive use of pretrial detention presents the report’s key findings and recommendations.

Oct
6
2014
Film Screening—Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity

Join us for a screening of Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, a film that explores the difficulty of talking about race in a meaningful way, and a dialogue with filmmaker and educator Shakti Butler.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Oct
1
2014
Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Charles M. Blow, New York Times op-ed columnist, discusses his extraordinary life story—growing up in segregated, impoverished Louisiana.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Sep
30
2014
Erosion of Media Freedom in the Balkans: Shadows of the Nineties (audio)

Milka Tadic Mijovic sheds some light on the current situation of media and journalists in her home country of Montenegro and in the region more broadly.

Sep
29
2014
The Unintended Consequences of Right to Information (audio)

Open Society Fellow Prashant Sharma discusses unintended consequences of India’s Right to Information Act.

Sep
22
2014
Art and Conflict in the Arab Region (audio)

This conversation looks at the situation of art and artists across the Arab region, with a focus on the role of artists in the political turmoil of recent years.

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