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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.

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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

Advancing Open Society through Curriculum Reform in Kyrgyzstan

November 21, 2014 by Hugh McLean

In the midst of the social and political changes happening in Kyrgyzstan, significant reform is also happening in the education system. A new curriculum framework has been approved that is built on open society values.

Moving the Needle on Drug Policy in Asia

November 18, 2014 by Takayuki Harada

Asia boasts some of the harshest laws in the world; however, there are regional pioneers that are charting new courses on drug policy.

First Steps: A Brief History of the Step by Step Program

November 17, 2014 by Sarah Klaus, Liana Ghent 1

The Step by Step Program has developed over the last 20 years into a strong network working to improve the lives of young children and families.

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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

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