Supporters of Nikol Pashinyan celebrate in Yerevan, Armenia, on May 8, 2018, after the democracy activist was appointed interim prime minister following the resignation of president Serzh Sargsyan. The Open Society Foundations support the right of every person to live under a government that is transparent, accountable, and respectful of its citizens’ fundamental human rights.Read more »
Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home features the work of 13 visionary artists, journalists, and creative technologists who are exploring the topic of migration through documentary practice.Read more »
A man sits beside radio equipment in the Mingkaman area of South Sudan. The Open Society Foundations support every person's right to a free and independent media capable of holding the powerful to account.Read more »
A graffiti artist paints a pushcart as part of the “Pimp My Carroça” community art project in in São Paulo, Brazil, on August 13, 2017. The Open Society Foundations work to support human rights, democratic governance, the arts, and a vibrant civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean.Read more »
Women carry their children at a shelter in Poltava, Ukraine, on September 18, 2013. All too often, women who use drugs are marginalized, ignored, and left alone to defend their children and themselves in unsafe environments. The Open Society Foundations support efforts to bring people out of the shadows and recognize their right to be full and equal members of their communities.Read more »
Open Society Voices
When women are underrepresented in policymaking, the result can be seemingly neutral decisions which have a disproportionate—and negative—influence on women and girls. A new way of thinking about budgets may offer a solution.
To improve its foreign policy and national security decision-making, the United States needs a State Department and a national security workforce that reflects the diversity of its citizens.
Khaled A. Beydoun’s new book considers the history of Islamophobia in the United States and the ways anti-Muslim rhetoric is rooted in the U.S. legal system.
Open Society Institute-Baltimore hosts the last of our 20th Anniversary special events where Open Society Foundations president Patrick Gaspard will discuss the challenges to open societies around the world.