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Anticorruption

Anticorruption

The Open Society Foundations are working to secure legal remedies for bribery, the theft of public assets, and money laundering arising from the exploitation of natural resources.

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Recent Work

Briefing Paper
Repatriating Stolen Assets: Potential Funding for Sustainable Development

This background briefing was prepared for “We Want Our Money Back,” a civil society side-event at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for
Development, Addis Ababa, in July, 2015.

Event
Electric Yerevan: Lessons for Freedom of Assembly and Civic Culture in Armenia

A panel of experts will discuss the culture of protest in Armenia and the legality of the government’s response to the recent demonstrations, as well as questions of governance, rule of law, and human rights.

Event
Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy  

Fred Abrahams, author of the new book Modern Albania, will give an inside account of the fall of communism in Albania and efforts to rebuild after decades of labor camps, thought police, and one-party rule.

Voices
Once Riddled with Corruption, Slovakia Sets a New Standard for Transparency

Slovakia’s commitment to publishing corporate and government documents online has caught all of Europe’s attention—including the country’s old partner, the Czech Republic.

Voices
Earthquake Relief in Nepal Could Be Better if Civil Society’s Hands Weren’t Tied

The government of Nepal is wrong to insist that all post-earthquake relief be channeled through the prime minister’s office.

Voices
Ten Years after Uzbekistan’s Massacre, the Tragedy Continues to Unfold

In 2005, Uzbek security forces killed hundreds of demonstrators in the city of Andijan. The lingering effects of that tragedy should give pause to countries thinking about re-engaging the regime.

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Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative

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