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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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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
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Institutional and civil society actors will discuss the role of the European Union to support a credible democratic process and help prevent an escalation of violence and abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Open Society Voices

A Victory in France in the Struggle against Racial Bias in Policing

November 14, 2016 Lanna Hollo

A ruling from France’s top civil court affirmed that the police are subject to antidiscrimination laws, and set the stage for a change in policing practices.

Corruption in the Czech Republic Finally Meets Its Match

November 11, 2016 Lukáš Kraus

Advocates and politicians are working together to change the way the country does business.

Where Europe’s Migrants Wait

October 25, 2016 Sara Prestianni

As authorities begin clearing France’s largest informal refugee camp, a photo series explores the “jungles” created by Europe’s dysfunctional migration policies.

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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
Kasia Malinowska
Director, Global Drug Policy Program
Open Society Foundations–New York, Global Drug Policy Program