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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

Will the United States Lead or Follow on International Drug Reform?

September 19, 2014 by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

A new U.S. drug czar should put his office’s weight behind international drug policy reform now. Whether he will is an open question.

The Urgent Need to Confront Ebola

September 17, 2014 by Chris Stone 16

It may take some time to turn the tide against Ebola, but the resilience and commitment of civil society remains strong.

Lessons from the White Working Class Community in Stockholm

August 28, 2014 by Antonia Zafeiri 1

The municipality of Botkyrka was the focus of an Open Society report on white working class communities in Stockholm. The report’s authors discuss how majority Swedes experience Sweden’s demographic change.

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