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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.

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Open Society Voices

A General’s Guide to Building Open Societies

January 29, 2015 by Chris Stone

General Balananda Sharma of the Nepalese Army, who led the demobilization of combatants after Nepal’s civil war, offers a roadmap for other countries trying to do the same.

Five Years After Citizens United, Signs of a Backlash

January 27, 2015 by Sarah Knight

A coalition of unlikely allies is forming to oppose the free flow of dark money in political campaigns.

Accountability in Greece Should Not Stop at Elections

January 26, 2015 by Stefanos Loukopoulos 4

Greece has voted in a new anti-austerity leadership. A new website aims to hold those leaders accountable and let the Greek electorate interact with them directly.

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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

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