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Nov
15
2016
Which Steps Towards European Policies Against Anti-Gypsyism?

The Open Society Foundations, the German Federal Foreign Office, and the European Commission host a seminar encouraging policymakers to step up efforts combating prejudice against Roma communities.

Location:

Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Nov
1
2016
Opening Reception for Urban Now: City Life in Congo

Urban Now: City Life in Congo is an exhibition that explores different urban sites in Congo through the media of photography and video.

Nov
1
2016
Undeniable Atrocities: Confronting Crimes against Humanity in Mexico

The Open Society Justice Initiative launches its new report on drug-related violence in Mexico, based on three years of research conducted in close cooperation with Mexican human rights organizations.

Oct
29
2016
Solutions Summit: Jobs Forum

The Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a half-day forum focused on issues related to jobs in anticipation of our full-day Solutions Summit.

Location:

War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Oct
26
2016
The Politics of Evidence-Based Policymaking (audio)

Paul Cairney discusses his new book, which investigates widespread and dangerous gaps between scientific evidence and reasonable policymaking responses.

Oct
22
2016
Solutions Summit: Criminal and Juvenile Justice Forum

The Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a half-day forum on issues related to criminal and juvenile justice reform in anticipation of our full-day Solutions Summit.

Location:

Real News Network, 231 Holiday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Oct
19
2016
Eroding Trust: The UK’s Prevent Counter-Extremism Strategy in Health and Education

Experts discuss a new Open Society Foundations report assessing the human rights impact of the UK government’s effort to engage teachers, doctors, and other caregivers in the fight against violent extremism.

Location:

Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK (Please use Cromwell Green entrance, allowing 15 minutes for security clearance.)

Oct
5
2016
Cops and Community: Innovations Around Policing

Join community leaders, activists, police, and scholars as they share ideas for finding solutions to the violence, tension, and mistrust that exists between cops and the community.

Location:

BRIC House Ballroom, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sep
26
2016
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Book Launch—Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom Is Under Threat and Why It Matters (video)
Leading human rights lawyer Anthony Lester discusses his new book, which presents a powerful account of what’s needed to protect our hard-won rights and freedoms.
Sep
22
2016
Can Universal Basic Income Eradicate Poverty?

Andy Stern discusses his recently published book, which investigates the current and projected state of the labor economy as emerging technologies push us toward a future with fewer overall jobs.

Location:

Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

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