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Apr
17
2013
The Global Sexuality Frontier (audio)

Open Society Fellow Mark Gevisser reports on his research into the global revolution of ideas that is changing how people think about gender identity and sexual orientation.

Apr
11
2013
The Global Drug Prohibition Regime: Half a Century of Failed Policymaking?

As the world moves toward a discussion on drug policy at the United Nations General Assembly in 2016, renowned experts will discuss whether the current international drug prohibition regime represents a failed policy.

Location:

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Apr
11
2013
Debating the “War on Terror”: Two Appraisals of Obama, Human Rights, and Counterterrorism Policy (video)

A spirited debate on the Obama administration’s record so far in the War on Terror and the role of human rights groups in curbing the worst abuses. Moderated by Charlie Savage of the New York Times.

Apr
8
2013
Film Screening: Fuelling Poverty

The documentary examines the corruption and mismanagement of oil wealth in Nigeria, set against the backdrop of the January 2012 protests after the removal of the fuel subsidy.

Apr
8
2013
Litigating Surveillance in American Courts (audio)

Open Society Fellow Jameel Jaffer discusses the US government’s broad and largely secret campaign of surveillance in the name of national security.

Apr
5
2013
Chachipe Map Skopje Exhibition

This exhibition features a selection of photographs from the Chachipe Map photography contest organized by the Open Society Foundations and OSA Archivum.

Location:

Gallery Osten, 8 Udarna Brigada 2, Skopje, Macedonia

Apr
3
2013
Human Rights and the Failings of U.S. Public Diplomacy in Eurasia

The Open Society Foundations’ Washington office hosts a discussion on U.S. policy challenges to influencing human rights accountability in Eurasia.

Mar
28
2013
Litigating the Drone Program in American Courts (audio)

Open Society Fellow Jameel Jaffer discusses legal challenges to the US government's drone program and its refusal to release more information about it.

Mar
22
2013
The Promise and Reality of the Kenyan Elections (audio)

Open Society Fellow Ben Rawlence tells the inside story of the disputed Kenyan elections of March 2013.

Location:
Mar
18
2013
Justice Talking: Stories about Crime, Punishment, and Life (and Death) in the Legal System

This event will feature seven storytellers telling seven-minute true, personal, tales about their experiences with the criminal justice system.

Location:

CENTERSTAGE, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

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