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Europe

The activities of the Open Society Foundations in Europe focus on bolstering well-entrenched democracies while building up less stable ones, promoting minority inclusion in policymaking, supporting good governance and accountability, advancing education and public health reform, and helping societies adjust to European integration.

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Open Society Voices

Ukraine’s Deadly Medicines Bottleneck

August 4, 2015 by Daniel Wolfe

With the government turning its back on regions it has lost control of, dwindling medicine stockpiles in Ukraine threaten the lives of thousands.

Europe’s Roma Struggle to Reclaim Their Arts Scene

July 31, 2015 by Delaine Le Bas, Tímea Junghaus 3

Nearly a century after the Nazis used visual propaganda to stigmatize Roma, the community is still struggling to take back control of its own image.

For Those Seeking Education Opportunities Overseas, a Link to the Outside World

July 30, 2015 by Zoe Brogden

For students living in places with little access to information, figuring out how to study abroad can be daunting. A network of advising centers is changing that.

Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
Open Society Initiative for Europe, Open Society Foundations–Spain
heather grabbe
Director, Open Society European Policy Institute / Open Society Foundations EU Affairs
Open Society European Policy Institute
Director
Global Drug Policy Program, Open Society Foundations–New York