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Mar
25
2014
Film Screening: Return to Homs

Return to Homs shows the Syrian conflict through the lens of a 19-year-old goalkeeper and singer who puts aside soccer to lead protests and defend his city.

Mar
24
2014
Money to the People: Can Mineral Wealth End Poverty in Africa? (audio)

The World Bank’s Marcelo Giugale explains how direct dividend transfers could help African citizens benefit from their countries’ natural resource wealth.

Mar
24
2014
Equality Data Initiative Meeting

This event, part of the Equality Data Initiative project, aims at reviving national debate on equality data collection.

Mar
18
2014
Afghan Women: 2014 and Beyond (audio)

How do Afghan women see their future? Five dedicated women’s rights leaders share their concerns and their vision.

Mar
4
2014
Human Rights in Central Asia

This informal briefing and discussion with Human Rights Watch researchers examines the human rights situation in Central Asia, focusing on Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Feb
28
2014
Pakistan Post-2014: Militancy and Human Rights (audio)

Ali Dayan Hasan of Human Rights Watch and Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss human rights and security in Pakistan and the region.

Feb
27
2014
Defending Minimum Human Rights Standards in Europe: Why Are We Failing? (audio)

Gerald Knaus of the European Stability Initiative discusses recent research and advocacy campaigns addressing some of the most egregious human rights violations in Europe.

Feb
20
2014
Methamphetamine: Fact vs. Fiction and Lessons from the Crack Hysteria (audio)

The rise in methamphetamine use has spurred a flurry of public information campaigns and policies. But how much of what we’re told is accurate?

Feb
10
2014
Addressing the Global Food Crisis: Maize, Food Security, and Climate Change (audio)

Open Society Fellow Timothy A. Wise takes a detailed look at how public policy impacts access to food in the least developed countries.

Jan
28
2014
Moving Walls 21 Opening Reception

The Open Society Foundations are hosting an opening reception for Moving Walls 21.

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