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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

Unequal Assistance: How Criminal Legal Aid Varies across the European Union

April 27, 2015 by Zaza Namoradze

As the European Union begins to debate setting minimum standards for the provision of criminal legal aid, the Open Society Justice Initiative has taken a look at what currently happens in 9 different EU countries.

Five Photographers Present Journeys Toward Freedom, Safety, and Self-Determination

April 21, 2015 by Siobhan Riordan 2

From the creative act of authorship to the formidable journey to escape slavery, the stories highlighted in the next installment of the Moving Walls photography series explore people in pursuit of new worlds.

Diverse Communities Embrace Multiculturalism with Surprising Ease

April 21, 2015 by Harris Beider

A new Open Society report dispels the idea that multiculturalism is an unpopular phenomenon thrust upon a reluctant public.

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, Roma Initiatives Office
Open Society Institute–Budapest, Roma Initiatives Office