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Governance & Accountability

Governance & Accountability

A government accountable to its citizens is one of the cornerstones of an open society—helping to ensure fairness, economic equality, and civic participation. The Open Society Foundations work with governments and businesses to advance transparency, rule of law, and good governance around the world.

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Open Society Voices

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016 by Andi Dobrushi

There is growing pressure on Albania to execute the fixes that virtually everyone agrees are sorely needed.

For Funders, a Responsible Exit Is an Elusive Ideal

February 8, 2016 by Jonathan Cohen

How do foundations decide when a grantee can survive without them?

The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016 by Shamil Ibragimov 3

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

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Open Society Fellow Chitrangada Choudhury and ActionAid USA senior policy analyst Brandon Wu locate demands for environmental justice on the international policy agenda and within the realities of rural India.

Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
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U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York
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Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center