Europe

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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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

Case Watch: Lithuanian Farmers Argue that a Blockade is not a Riot

November 21, 2014 by Amy Strand

A European court case involving a peaceful, but disruptive, demonstration by angry Lithuanian farmers has implications for the right to protest across Europe.

To Stem Violence, States Must Recognize Trans Identities

November 20, 2014 by Anna Kirey

When governments hinder trans people from obtaining documents that match their gender, trans people may face outing, harassment, and violence.

Case Watch: UK Supreme Court Struggles with Pham Statelessness Conundrum

November 19, 2014 by Simon Cox

Details emerged during a UK Supreme Court hearing of secret British discussions with Vietnam, aimed at securing the deportation of a Vietnamese-born an alleged al-Qaida associate, who had been stripped of UK citizenship.

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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, Think Tank Fund
Director
Global Drug Policy Program, Open Society Foundations–New York