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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

Oct
19

A discussion of a new Open Society Foundations report assessing the human rights impact of the UK government's effort to engage teachers, doctors and other caregivers in the fight against violent extremism.

Open Society Voices

Five Migrants Struggle and Thrive in Italy’s Chaotic Reception System

September 30, 2016 Stefano Liberti

A series of short films shows a dysfunctional patchwork of migrant reception centers—and the lives of those forced to navigate it.

In the EU, One in Five People in Prison Haven’t Yet Been Found Guilty of Any Crime

September 23, 2016 Alex Mik

Why are courts using pretrial detention as a first resort rather than a last one?

In a Postfact World, German Journalists Welcome a Trove of Migration Data

September 22, 2016 Rana Göroglu

How an organization became a one-stop shop for reporters by furnishing fact-based information on migrants and refugees.

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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
Open Society Foundations–New York, Global Drug Policy Program