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OSI Forum: After Mandela and Mbeki—The Future of South Africa
OSI-New York
May 27, 2009
 AUDIO
The Open Society Institute, together with The Nation magazine, hosted a conversation on the politics of South Africa following that country’s presidential elections.
OSI Forum: How to Reduce Crime and Improve Race Relations
OSI-New York
May 18, 2009
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Tracey Meares discussed her efforts in Chicago's violence-ridden West Side, which helped slash homicide and recidivism rates by about a third while avoiding police–community antagonism.
George Soros Announces $50 Million Matching Grant to Fight Poverty in New York
May 12, 2009
The Open Society Institute has pledged $50 million to the Robin Hood Foundation to help people in New York City in need of basic services like food and shelter.
OSI Forum: Adaptation and Mitigation—Waking Up to the Reality of Climate Change
OSI-New York
May 11, 2009
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Open Society Fellow Mark Hertsgaard discussed the need to adapt to the consequences of global warming, even as we strive to minimize those consequences.
OSI Forum: Organizing in the Obama Era
OSI-New York
May 7, 2009
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Veteran organizers Zack Exley, Ai-jen Poo, and Zephyr Teachout examined the perils and the promise of mass civic participation.
OSI Forum: Kyrgyzstan—Contradictory Changes?
OSI-New York
May 6, 2009
 AUDIO
This panel looked at Kyrgyzstan's social and political landscape, which appears to be heating up in a series of high-profile developments that many observers relate to the upcoming presidential elections.
OSI Forum: Forced Labor in Burma
OSI-New York
May 4, 2009
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Open Society Fellow Richard Horsey discussed the International Labor Organization’s successful efforts to persuade the government of Burma to amend some of its harsh labor policies.
OSI-Supported Documentary on Torture and Accountability Debuts
May 1, 2009
Torture on Trial, which investigates the torture of detainees in U.S. custody and the growing movement for accountability, airs on Link TV.
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Overdose Prevention and Response
June 2009
This book offers a resource guide for developing and implementing overdose prevention and response programs, particularly in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Ethnic Profiling in the European Union: Pervasive, Ineffective, and Discriminatory
May 2009
Pervasive use of ethnic and religious stereotypes by law enforcement across Europe is harming efforts to combat crime and terrorism, according to this report released by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
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Two OSI-Supported Films on Afghanistan Premiere at Human Rights Watch Festival
May 6, 2009
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The Open Society Institute is a presenting partner of two films at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival from June 11 to 25 in New York City.
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Hard Times and Hardening Attitudes: The Economic Downturn and the Rise of Violence Against Roma
Washington, D.C.
June 9, 2009
Isabela Mihalache of the Open Society Institute testifies at the Helsinki Commission hearing on increased violence against Roma in Europe.
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