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Governance & Accountability

Governance & Accountability

A government accountable to its citizens is one of the cornerstones of an open society—helping to ensure fairness, economic equality, and civic participation. The Open Society Foundations work with governments and businesses to advance transparency, rule of law, and good governance around the world.

Open Society Voices

Mexico’s Federal Prosecutor Must End Secrecy over San Fernando Massacres

September 25, 2014 by Jesse Franzblau, Emi MacLean

Under Mexico’s new information laws, the federal prosecutors are not allowed to keep files on human rights abuses secret.

Time to Close the Circle: Development Needs Justice

September 23, 2014 by James Goldston

UN member states are launching negotiations on global development goals for 2015-30. It is time to include targets for justice.

Why Your Voting Rights Matter More Than Ever

September 23, 2014 by Erica Teasley Linnick

Today is National Voter Registration Day. With voting rights under assault, it’s more important than ever to put democracy into action.

Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
Open Society Initiative for Europe
Director
U.S. Programs
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center