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Europe

The activities of the Open Society Foundations in Europe focus on bolstering well-entrenched democracies while building up less stable ones, promoting minority inclusion in policymaking, supporting good governance and accountability, advancing education and public health reform, and helping societies adjust to European integration.

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Open Society Voices

How UK Politicians Laid the Groundwork for Brexit’s Hate Crime Surge

August 19, 2016 Nazek Ramadan 3

The wave of race-based crime unleashed by the Brexit vote is the result of societal intolerance cultivated by British leaders for years.

In Zambia’s Contentious Election, the EU Finds a New Challenge

August 12, 2016 Bram Dijkstra 4

The election in Zambia—a country with 25 years of peaceful democratic consolidation—is a chance for the EU to show it still has serious clout as a foreign policy actor.

Can Drones Make a Society More Transparent?

August 4, 2016 Tamás Richárd Bodoky 4

In Hungary, activists are using drone footage to build support for migrants, counter government narratives, and bolster civil society.

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Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Regional Director, Europe / Co-Director
Open Society Initiative for Europe, Open Society Initiative for Europe
heather grabbe
Director, Open Society European Policy Institute
Open Society European Policy Institute
Director, Global Drug Policy Program
Global Drug Policy Program, Open Society Foundations–New York