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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

What Colombia Can Teach France About Political Cartoons

January 28, 2015 by Maria Teresa Ronderos

In Colombia, where offending the wrong people has been getting journalists killed for decades, the power of satire is that much more cherished.

Accountability in Greece Should Not Stop at Elections

January 26, 2015 by Stefanos Loukopoulos

Greece has voted in a new anti-austerity leadership. A new website aims to hold those leaders accountable and let the Greek electorate interact with them directly.

Fighting Denial and Suspicion in France

January 23, 2015 by Rokhaya Diallo

The country that professes “liberty, equality, fraternity” is instead allowing fear and distrust to drive the current conversation following the tragic events at Charlie Hebdo.

Open Society Jobs

Budapest
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Budapest
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Brussels
Deadline: February 1, 2015

Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
Open Society Initiative for Europe
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