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Press release April 5, 2022
Open Society Calls for Global Boycott of Russian Oil and Gas in Response to Increasing Reports of War Crimes
Open Society joins the calls for governments around the world to impose urgent and complete boycotts of Russian oil and gas in response to images and reports of war crimes from Bucha in the northwest of Kyiv.
Press release March 3, 2022
Open Society Launches Fund for a Free and Democratic Ukraine
Amid Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, Open Society is committing an initial $25 million to a new Ukraine Democracy Fund to support the country, aiming to grow the total fund with contributions from the private sector.
Press release November 1, 2021
Open Society Foundations Call for Release of Wrongfully Imprisoned Kavala
Open Society is calling on the Turkish government to end the imprisonment of Osman Kavala, the philanthropist and businessman now marking his fourth year behind bars without ever being convicted of a crime.
Press release October 22, 2021
Open Society Urges Turkish President to Stop Efforts to Obscure the Facts in Kavala Case
Open Society urged the president of Turkey to stop invoking George Soros’s name in an effort to obscure the facts around the case of Osman Kavala, the businessman and philanthropist who has spent four years in prison there on bogus charges.
Press release July 30, 2021
North Macedonia Launches Fund to Boost Roma Entrepreneurship and Employment, an Initiative Supported by the Open Society Foundations
North Macedonia, in partnership with the Roma Entrepreneurship Development Initiative, launched a new development fund to address unemployment in the community.
Press release May 25, 2021
Serbia Moves to Advance Roma Culture and Education in an Effort Also Supported by the Open Society Foundations, the Council of Europe, and Germany
The first branch of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture and the new headquarters of the Roma Education Fund opened in Serbia, with support from the Open Society Foundations, the Council of Europe, and Germany.