Everyday Africa features photos that find beauty in ordinary life in Africa—and shift perceptions from sensationalized extremes to a more textured reality.
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Open Society Fellow Prashant Sharma discusses unintended consequences of India’s Right to Information Act.
After decades of orthodoxy and stringent enforcement of drug policies, the global counternarcotics regime is increasingly challenged.
The Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.
Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster share the latest research and personal anecdotes in their new book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Martin Macwan of Navsarjan Trust speaks about educational, socioeconomic, and legal interventions that have enabled Dalit people (previously known as “untouchables”) to triumph against severe discrimination in India.
Panelists discuss Freedom Summer, a Stanley Nelson documentary about the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, which occurred 50 years ago this year and proved to be instrumental in the U.S. movement for civil rights.
Inna Pidluska of Ukraine’s International Renaissance Foundation discusses Ukraine’s evolving political culture, early elections, and potential opportunities for civil society and parliamentarians to pursue a reform agenda.
This event alongside the U.S.–Africa Leaders Summit offered a platform for representatives from civil society, the private sector, and governments to share experiences on efforts to improve natural resource governance.
The Willard Washington, D.C. Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
A panel of grant makers and practitioners explores the promise and perils of strategic litigation, often a hallmark of Open Society Foundations’ funding and operations.
Laura Reed of Freedom House and Darian Pavli of the Open Society Justice Initiative discuss a recent controversial decision by the European Court of Justice about search engine results.