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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

In Hungary, a Better Transit System Fueled by the Power of Citizen Engagement

April 18, 2016 by Levente Lintényi 2

When the residents of Mátészalka needed a better way to get to the capital, they advocated on their own behalf and won a quicker commute.

On International Roma Day, a Call for Courage and Clarity

April 7, 2016 by Zeljko Jovanovic 5

In the many events that take places around International Roma Day, we sometimes lose sight of the larger cause: self-determination and international unity.

In the EU, Media Portrayals of Ukraine Reveal Europe’s Own Self-Interests

April 1, 2016 by Graham Lee 1

Depictions of the crisis are often shaped by attitudes that have little to do with Ukraine itself.

Open Society People

Jordi Vaquer
Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
Open Society Initiative for Europe, Open Society Foundations–Spain
heather grabbe
Director, Open Society European Policy Institute / Open Society Foundations EU Affairs
Open Society European Policy Institute
Director, Roma Initiatives Office
Open Society Institute–Budapest, Roma Initiatives Office