To bolster the efforts to improve the life outcomes of black males in the U.S., Root Cause and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement are launching a Leadership and Sustainability Institute.
The Open Society Justice Initiative and five other groups have called for UNESCO to eliminate a controversial prize that would honor Africa's longest-serving autocrat.
The African Union body responsible for protecting children’s rights has urged Kenya to grant citizenship to children of its stateless Nubian minority, in a ruling that marks a victory in the battle against statelessness across the continent and beyond.
This declaration emphasizes the need to develop smarter drug policies that leverage the community to reduce drug use, while allowing law enforcement agencies to direct their focus and resources towards combating real crimes.
Eighteen more prominent writers, activists, and scientists have joined a call for UNESCO to definitively kill a proposed science prize honoring Teodoro Obiang, the autocratic president of Equatorial Guinea.
Open Society Justice Initiative and other groups raise questions about source of funding for prize that would honor Africa's longest-ruling autocrat.
Poland should be urged to intervene against a possible death penalty in the planned military trial of a defendant tortured on its soil.
UNESCO should reject a new bid to honor Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the president of Equatorial Guinea and now Africa's longest serving ruler, with a prize in his name, a group of nine human rights organizations said today.
The Global Fund should approach risk management in a way that empowers communities and civil society to hold implementers accountable. It should also stay focused on achieving its long-term objectives of strengthening national responses to HIV, TB, and malaria and saving lives.
Muslims are not included in public policies and debates around education, employment, and housing in Marseille, making it difficult to address vast inequities, says a new report from the Open Society Foundations.