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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.

Open Society Voices

Trying Khmer Rouge Leaders Twice: A Guide for the Perplexed

October 17, 2014 by Heather Ryan

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal has begun a second trial on charges including genocide of two aged former Khmer Rouge senior leaders although both have already received life sentences for other crimes against humanity.

Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 by Vladyslav Galushko

Fears that decentralization will serve big business and separatists in the east mean some in Ukraine want to stall the process. This would be wrong.

Building the Civil Society of Tomorrow Means Investing in Teachers Today

October 3, 2014 by Trine Petersen 8

An estimated 250 million children globally lack the skills essential to civic participation. To end this learning crisis, we must ensure that all children have teachers who are trained, motivated, and connected.

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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

Upcoming Events

Oct
27

Gerald Knaus of the European Stability Initiative and Paige Alexander of USAID discuss the implications of the ongoing crackdown on human rights in Azerbaijan.