Op Ed: Europe Must End Violence Against the Roma Emma Bonino, Jan Marinus Wiersma and Andre Wilkens June 4, 2008 Europe must find an effective approach to end racist violence against the Roma people once and for all, writes OSI-Brussels Director Andre Wilkens in this Financial Times article. more
Uganda AIDS Implementers Must Address Human Rights Press Release May 28, 2008 The HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting in Uganda must address the widespread human rights abuses and lack of legal services fueling the country’s HIV epidemic, according to a new report released by the Open Society Initiative for East Africa and OSI’s Law and Health Initiative. more
OSI-Baltimore Tenth Anniversary OSI-Baltimore May 13, 2008 AUDIO At the OSI-Baltimore Tenth Anniversary Celebration, Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, gave the keynote address to a crowd of more than 400 leaders in the Baltimore metropolitan area. more
OSI-Supported Disability Rights Video Screened at UN May 12, 2008 VIDEO In recognition of the enforcement of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, WITNESS and the UN screened an OSI-supported video documenting the rights of people with mental disabilities to live as part of the community in Croatia. more
Audacious Ideas: Changing Baltimore VIDEO After ten years, OSI-Baltimore celebrates a decade of implementing audacious ideas to create social justice. Watch the video that talks about how OSI-Baltimore works to create lasting change. more
Moving Walls 14 SLIDESHOW The photographers in this OSI exhibition document issues including the devastating consequences of oil production in Nigeria, survivors of sex-trafficking in Moldova, the effect of rapid modernization on Turkey’s national psyche, the continued impact of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and the aftermath of rape and genocide in Rwanda. more
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