Sign up to receive updates about our work in Asia.

Asia

Asia

The work of the Open Society Foundations in Asia focuses on defending human rights, particularly for migrants, laborers, and victims of conflict; promoting election reform; instituting natural resource regulation; increasing access to information; and improving public health.

Learn More

Contact Us

Questions about our work in this region? Please use this contact box.

Programs

The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

More on the ideas and programs behind our work: Asia. Hide info

Open Society Voices

The Transformative Power of Photography and Collaboration

October 28, 2014 by Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.

Public Broadcasting Services Can Deliver Democratic Values. Few Do.

October 28, 2014 by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson

Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.

Bringing School to an Orphanage in Kyrgyzstan Means New Prospects for Children

October 24, 2014 by Azat Israliov

Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.

For Grant Seekers

Deadline:
Ongoing
Deadline:
December 15, 2014
Deadline:
February 2, 2015

Open Society People

Binaifer Nowrojee
Asia Regional Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center