Submission for a Roundtable of the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Union
The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs organized a June 30, 2008, roundtable, "Freedom and Security in the Integrated Management of the European Union's Borders: Exchange of Views on the New Schengen Information System, Frontex, Eurosur, Entry-Exit System, Profiling."
The Open Society Justice Initiative contributed the attached document to the session "Protecting Freedom, Security, and Privacy in the Future EU Border Management." The roundtable minutes and the final program are also available for download.
A Victory for Civil Society
European Union Court Rejects Hungarian NGO Funding Law
A ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union has affirmed the vital role of civil society in democratic governance.
The Legacy of 1989
George Soros on Europe after the Berlin Wall
Thirty years after the end of the Cold War, Open Society Foundations Founder and Chair George Soros looks back at his support for Central and Eastern European democracy, which began when few imagined the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Confronting the EU’s Three Biggest Challenges
During this moment of change and instability, the EU has an opportunity to make reforms that will ensure it can tackle the problems of the 21st century. A new report offers a guide for turning this potential into reality.