Human Rights Challenges a Year After the 44-Day War in Nagorno-Karabakh
A year after the brutal war in Nagorno-Karabakh, serious rights abuses continue, while the international response remains insufficient. How can international actors help to remedy these violations and prevent possible future escalation?
Investigating the Police in Latin America: The Role of Civil Society
Speakers from Mexico, Jamaica, and Brazil discuss how civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean advocates for and engages with state mechanisms to supervise, investigate, and sanction police misconduct.
Global Consequences of the War on Drugs: Perspectives from Former Open Society Fellows
Global drug policy experts and former Open Society fellows discuss the international effects of the failed war on drugs and provide insights on how to shift drug policy from prohibition and punishment to health and human rights.
Essential for Recovery
The global recovery from COVID-19 threatens to leave behind the very people who have kept the world running through the pandemic. This summit lays out a vision for a just economic recovery that advances workers’ rights.
Building a Just Economy: Insights from Worker Center Leaders
This live discussion will bring the nation’s leading workers’ rights and economic justice advocates together to reflect on the gains made in building worker power and the opportunities of shaping a world with workers at the center.
Economic and Fiscal Policy During Germany’s Green Transformation
The green transformation of Germany’s economy has become the key theme for their upcoming general election. In this event, academics and policymakers debate the economic policies that will shape the election.
Who Polices the Police?
Speakers from South and North America, Africa, and Eurasia discuss progress and challenges documented in the recent publication Who Polices the Police? The Role of Independent Agencies in Criminal Investigations of State Agents.
Sermon Series: 50th Anniversary of the War on Drugs
Faith leaders across the United States will mark the 50th anniversary of America’s failed war on drugs with a series of sermons memorializing the victims and affirming that people who use drugs are deserving of life, dignity, and rights.
50 Years of the Failed Drug War and its Consequences in Latin America: A Conversation with Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo
The drug war has been disastrous for Latin America, creating waves of violence and human rights violations. Former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo talks to Open Society’s Kasia Malinowska calling for a rethink of our global drug policy.
Priorities in the German Federal Election: Foreign Policy
What are the foreign policy priorities of major political parties in Germany? This discussion will explore their perspectives on issues including European integration, security alliances, and post-pandemic international cooperation.
Who Believes in Conspiracy Myths?
A new study provides insights into how widespread COVID-19 conspiracy myths are in Germany. The results will be discussed by experts from academia, civil society, and the media.
Book Launch—Immigration Matters: Visions, Strategies, and Movements for a Progressive Future
Amaha Kassa, Cecilia Muñoz, and Mae Ngai discuss a new book about immigration in the United States, and policies that can remediate the recent harms done to immigrant workers and communities, with editors Deepak Bhargava and Ruth Milkman.