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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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Five Steps the EU Must Take to Protect Civil Society

January 19, 2018 Kersty McCourt, Natacha Kazatchkine

With attacks on the public space unfurling across the European Union, it is essential that the EU take swift and decisive action to protect the foundational values and institutions that undergird democracy.

The Three Currents Roiling the Waters of British Politics

January 19, 2018 Sophie Gaston

The results from a series of focus groups with UK voters paint a picture of an electorate that is uneasy about politics, uncertain about the future, and nostalgic about a supposedly better recent past.

Q&A: Lessons from the Struggle for Albanian Roma’s Rights

January 18, 2018

A recent and critical victory for Albania’s Roma may provide marginalized communities around the world with a guide to defending their rights through broad, diverse, and flexible coalitions.