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OSI offices and individual initiatives regularly organize forums and other events, often in tandem with grantees or other organizations.
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Lost Liberties: America in the Age of Ashcroft
New York, New York
October 16, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Aryeh Neier, David Cole, Tanya E. Coke, Burt Neuborne, Floyd Abrams

A panel of experts discussed and celebrated the publication of two new books that provide the first comprehensive overview of civil liberties in post-September 11, 2001 America.   more
Moving Walls 8: A Group Photography Exhibition
October 15, 2003

OSI's eighth Moving Walls exhibition showcases the work of five individual photographers, who cover a wide range of subjects and regions, in addition to images provided by Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.   more
OSI Forum: Reconciliation and Responsibility in the Balkans
OSI-New York
October 9, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Carla del Ponte, Natasa Kandic

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia and a prominent Serbian human rights activist discuss the court’s ongoing challenges.   more
Student and Youth Summit on U.S. Global Engagement
Pocantico, New York
September 12, 2003

OSI-Washington, D.C.'s Cooperative Global Engagement project sponsorerd the first Student and Youth Summit on US Global Engagement, bringing together student leaders dedicated to advocacy on U.S. foreign policy issues.   more
Science and Technology in the New World of International Intellectual
Carnegie Institution, Washington, D.C.
September 4, 2003

What do international intellectual property standards mean for science and technology? How does the WTO's Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Agreement (TRIPs) impact public access to the benefits of science? Join distinguished national and international experts as they assess the implications of international IP for science and technology, offer new solutions for reform, and answer your questions.   more
OSI Forum: A Turning Point in Human Rights
OSI-New York
September 4, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Mark Danner, Mary Julia Hernandez, Susan Meiselas, David Morales, Anne Nelson

Panelists—including Mark Danner, staff writer for the New Yorker and author of The Massacre at El Mozote: A Parable of the Cold War—discuss the 1981 massacre of civilians by government soldiers in the village of El Mozote, El Salvador.   more
Summer Source: Software Camp for Open Source Developers + NGOs
Island of Vis, Croatia
August 29, 2003

The Tactical Technology Collective Amsterdam and Multimedia Institute Croatia, in partnership with the OSI Information Program, are hosting Summer Source Camp, a nine-day gathering of individuals and organizations working to implement Open Source solutions for civil-society organizations.   more
OSI Forum: After School Matters
OSI-Baltimore
June 25, 2003

On June 25, 2003, Baltimore non-profit and city officials attended an OSI-Baltimore forum about After School Matters, an innovative after-school program created in Chicago that gives thousands of youths apprentice opportunities in workforce, academics, arts, and technology.   more
OSI Forum: No Child Left Behind Act
OSI-Baltimore
June 17, 2003

Baltimore educators and others had the opportunity to learn more about the No Child Left Behind Act and how they could qualify for funding to provide additional academic support, called “Supplemental Services,” in so-called “failing schools” at a forum sponsored by the OSI-Baltimore on June 17, 2003.   more
OSI Forum: The USA Patriot Act's Effect on Civil Liberties
OSI-New York
June 11, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Steven Brill, Kate Martin, Doris Meissner, Antonio Maciel

Experts on immigration and homeland security discuss the U.S. Justice Department's detention policies and related antiterrorist legislation.   more
OSI Forum: Lawyering for Social Change
OSI-Baltimore
June 3, 2003

Penda D. Hair, co-director of the D.C.-based Advancement Project, spoke at an OSI-Baltimore Lawyering for Social Change forum on June 3rd about her organization's efforts to develop and support lawyer-activist partnerships that advance racial and social justice.   more
OSI Forum: Job Opportunities Task Force
OSI-Baltimore
June 2, 2003

A panel of workforce development experts discussed strategies for partnering with employers to move Baltimore's low-skill workers up the career ladder at a forum sponsored by the Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) and OSI-Baltimore on June 12th.   more
OSI Forum: A Moving Walls Discussion
OSI-Baltimore
May 21, 2003

Alfonso Wyatt, the vice president of the Fund for the City of New York; Terry Hickey, the director of Community Law In Action; and Sheena Hamm, a graduate of Northwestern High School, spoke at an OSI-Baltimore forum, moderated by Marc Steiner.   more
OSI Forum: Inequality or Interdependence
OSI-New York
May 14, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Mark Schmitt, Will Hutton, Maya MacGuineas, Thomas I. Palley

Three analysts discuss the economic and social impact, both in the United States and abroad, of contemporary U.S. conservatism and propose widespread policy changes.   more
OSI Forum: Turkey and the War in Iraq
OSI-Washington, D.C.
May 8, 2003

In the run up to the Iraq conflict in 2003, Turkey balked at serving as a staging point for U.S. troops seeking to enter Iraq, angering some in the Bush Administration. Now that the war is over, what is the fallout in U.S.-Turkish relations?   more
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