The real crisis around migration is in Europe’s poor response to irregular migrants and asylum seekers, including the EU’s ability to keep people safe and secure.
Over the past 50 years, Europe has undergone dramatic social and economic shifts. Ethnic diversity has increased, yet so too has inequality. As a result some groups feel marginalized from society—in education, health care, employment, and other areas of everyday life. We work with local communities and policy makers to support full equality, political participation, and opportunities for all.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
A new report on data collection in the EU demonstrates why equality data is central to promoting equal treatment for all.
White Working Class Communities in Aarhus is part of a pan-European research project documenting the views and experiences of the majority population in the context of social inclusion and equality.
Trigeparken—a public housing estate just outside Aarhus city in Denmark—is on the Danish list of “ghettos.” But this labelling only enhances stigma and does not do justice to its citizens.
There are up to two hundred thousand youths born and raised in Greece who do not have the right to Greek citizenship. Activist group Generation 2.0 is working to change this.
The documentary Judgment in Hungary depicts the trial of four Hungarians accused of killing six Roma, including a five-year-old, and injuring five others.
A new report suggests Greece drop punitive migration control measures for less costly, and more effective, methods.