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Jul
23
2012
Film Screening: They Go to Die

The Open Society Foundations will host a film screening that raises concerns about TB, HIV, and human rights violations in South Africa's mining industry.

Location:

E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC

Jul
17
2012
Criminalizing Condoms: Policing Practices, HIV Vulnerability, and Sex Work (audio)

This panel event marks the release of a report that documents the police practice of using condoms as evidence of prostitution and its impact on sex workers’ lives, including their vulnerability to HIV.

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Jul
16
2012
(Mis)understanding Human Trafficking: Labor Law, Migration, and Human Rights (audio)

Open Society Fellow Janie Chuang explores the role of labor law in preventing human trafficking, protecting vulnerable migrant workers, and holding perpetrators accountable for abuses of migrants’ rights.

Location:

OSI-New York

Jun
28
2012
Fixing the Democracy Discourse: How Autocratic Regimes Undermine Democratic Institutions in the West (audio)
This panel discussion examines how nondemocratic regimes in the former Soviet Union have increased their efforts to influence policymakers and public opinion in the United States and the European Union.
Location:
Jun
26
2012
Dispatches from a Post-Western Landscape: Geopolitical Competition, Regime Survival and “Local Rules” in Central Asia (audio)

This panel event, featuring Alexander Cooley, author of Great Games, Local Rules, examines Central Asia's lessons for governing a multipolar or “post-Western” world.

Location:
Jun
20
2012
Q & A with the U.S. State Department Trafficking in Persons Heroes

This event presents an opportunity for the public to engage with individuals from around the world who've been honored by the U.S. State Department for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

Jun
11
2012
Nigeria’s Stability: The Constitutional Reform and Beyond

This briefing will analyze to what extent Nigeria’s planned constitutional reform could bring substantial change to the country's political and socio-economic system.

Location:

Room A, Club de la Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont 11, 1000, Brussels

Jun
7
2012
Central Asia’s Border Woes and the Impacts of International Assistance

George Gavrilis, director of the Hollings Centre for International Dialogue, discusses how international border assistance programs in Central Asia can be made more effective.

May
31
2012
Making Human Rights Advocacy in the U.S. Effective (audio)
Open Society Foundations president Aryeh Neier moderates a discussion with the recipients of a fellowship that provides talented young activists the opportunity to work with experts at the ACLU and Human Rights Watch to strengthen respect for human rights in the United States.
Location:

OSI-New York

May
22
2012
Four men wearing prison garb
Slavery by Another Name
Join us for a screening and discussion of the film Slavery by Another Name, which tells how even as slavery came to an end in the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking brutality.
Location:

MICA Brown Center, 1301 W Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD

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