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The Open Society Foundations in Africa seek to combat negative perceptions about Africa by working with local actors to support democratic governance, criminal justice reform, natural resource regulation, independent media, and public health reform, with a particular focus on HIV and AIDS.

Open Society Voices

How Drug Trafficking Undermines West Africa

July 30, 2014 by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

The rise of drug trafficking is undermining institutions, health, and development efforts in West Africa. It's time for political leaders to change the ineffective policies that exacerbate the problem.

End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 by Ralf Jürgens 2

Less than one percent of global AIDS funding goes toward human rights work, even though we know it is critical to ending AIDS.

Ensure Space for Civil Society at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

July 22, 2014 by Peter Chapman, Jeggan Grey-Johnson

If U.S. and African governments are serious about using the summit to foster meaningful trade and development, civil society must be afforded a seat at the table.

Open Society People

Regional Director for Africa
Open Society Foundations–New York
Senior Legal Officer
Open Society Justice Initiative

Upcoming Events

Aug
4

In this live webcast taking place alongside the U.S.–Africa Leaders Summit, representatives from civil society, the private sector, and governments share experiences on efforts to improve natural resource governance.