Newsletter Signup

Sign up to receive updates from the Open Society Foundations.

Europe

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.

Learn More

Contact Us

Questions about our work in this region? Please use this contact box.

Programs

The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

More on the ideas and programs behind our work: Europe. Hide info

Open Society Voices

Case Watch: A Victory in Europe for Muslim Women’s Right to Wear a Headscarf

September 21, 2018 Simon Cox

For the first time, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to wear a headscarf.

How a New Board Game Exposes Authoritarianism’s Folly

July 30, 2018 Sharan Srinivas

Due to the widespread adoption of false and malicious narratives, a politics of xenophobia and brutality is one the rise. Here’s how a small group in Bulgaria are using creativity and fun to change the terms of the debate.

Data Alone Won’t Stop Ethnic Profiling

June 19, 2018 Maryam H’madoun

While many police officers in Belgium recognize that ethnic profiling is real and harmful, acknowledging the problem is only the beginning. It’s time for law enforcement to move beyond words and make concrete policy changes.