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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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OSI Forum: Press Freedom in Afghanistan
OSI-New York
November 24, 2003

Two leaders of Afghanistan’s budding independent press say significant barriers to free speech remain in place in the country more than two years after the Taliban's removal.   more
OSI Forum: Losing America's Friends, Gaining Enemies?
Washington, DC
November 20, 2003

Clyde Prestowitz, the author of Rogue Nation and founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute, was the featured speaker at this discussion of the U.S. role in the international order.   more
OSI Forum: Buprenorphine in France
OSI-Baltimore
November 19, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Dr. William Lowenstein, Dr. Mario Sanchez, Dr. Marc Auriacombe

Buprenorphine is a highly effective treatment for heroin addiction which was recently approved for use in the United States. Our speakers, three French physicians who conduct research and oversee clinical services, will report on their experiences with this treatment.   more
OSI Forum: The Disproportionate Impact of School Discipline Policies on Race and Gender
OSI-Baltimore
November 18, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Russell Skiba

The Criminal Justice and Education and Youth Development Programs present the first forum in the series on School Discipline Policies and their Criminal Justice Consequence. Russell Skiba will speak about the disproportionate impact of school discipline policies on minorities and boys.   more
Casualties of War: Iraqi Women's Rights and Reality Then and Now
OSI-New York
November 17, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Yanar Mohammed, Jane Fonda, Eve Ensler

A panel discussion on Iraq sponsored by the Network Women's Program and V-Day, a nonprofit organization active in the global movement to stop violence against women and girls.   more
OSI Forum: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
OSI-New York
November 13, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Samantha Power, John Shattuck

Former U.S. State Department official and Pulitzer Prize-winning author discuss human rights, humanitarian intervention, and government policy both today and during the turbulent 1990s.   more
OSI Forum: Afghanistan
OSI-Washington, D.C.
November 13, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): Sarah Chayes

Sarah Chayes, a former National Public Radio correspondent now working in Afghanistan, highlighted a special OSI Forum at OSI-Washington, D.C.   more
Enemy Aliens and American Freedoms
OSI-Baltimore
October 22, 2003
Guest Speaker(s): David Cole

Award-wining author David Cole, discusses and signs copies of his most recent book, Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (2003).   more
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 16, 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
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
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
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
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