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Community-Based Paralegals: A Practitioner's Guide
December 2010
This how-to guide from the Open Society Justice Initiative provides information on all aspects of establishing and operating a community-based paralegal program, from assessing a community's needs to training paralegals and resolving justice problems.
 
Call for Proposals: Documentary Photography Audience Engagement Grant
Deadline: May 13, 2011
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project offers a grant to support alternative models for presenting and disseminating documentary photography to the public.
Breaking the Chains? How Police Practices Are Constraining HIV Efforts
Daniel Wolfe
December 10, 2010
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The sooner that governments get police out of health care and drug users out of detention, the sooner universal access to HIV prevention and treatment will move from aspiration to reality.
 
Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property
November 2010
This book from MIT Press charts the rise of the access to knowledge movement and features over 60 essays from thought leaders including Yochai Benkler, Peter Drahos, Lawrence Liang, and James Love.
Magnum Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline: January 18, 2011
The Magnum Foundation, an Open Society grantee, offers scholarships for the 2011 NYU/Magnum Foundation Photography and Human Rights Program.
Call for Proposals: Moving Walls 19 Documentary Photography Exhibition
Deadline: April 1, 2011
The Open Society Foundations invite photographers to submit a body of work for consideration in the Moving Walls 19 group exhibition.
Call for Proposals: Documentary Photography Audience Engagement Grant
Deadline: May 13, 2011
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project offers a grant to support alternative models for presenting and disseminating documentary photography to the public.
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Drug Control, Criminalization, and Global Health
OSI-New York
October 26, 2010
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The Open Society Foundations and Human Rights Watch present a moderated discussion with UN Special Rapporteur Anand Grover on the issue of drug control and global health.
A Critical Assessment of 40 Truth Commissions and the State of Transitional Justice
OSI-New York
September 7, 2010
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This Open Society Justice Initiative panel discusses Priscilla Hayner’s recently updated book on truth commissions, Unspeakable Truths.
Fighting Impunity in Guatemala: The Experience of CICIG
April 20, 2010
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Featured at this Open Society Institute event is Carlos Castresana, the Spanish prosecutor who currently leads the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), an unprecedented entity that seeks to assist Guatemalan institutions in investigating and ultimately dismantling domestic illegal security apparatuses and clandestine security organizations.
more Latin America & Caribbean events
 
Breaking the Chains? How Police Practices Are Constraining HIV Efforts
Daniel Wolfe
December 10, 2010
 BLOG  
The sooner that governments get police out of health care and drug users out of detention, the sooner universal access to HIV prevention and treatment will move from aspiration to reality.
Community-Based Paralegals: A Practitioner's Guide
December 2010
This how-to guide from the Open Society Justice Initiative provides information on all aspects of establishing and operating a community-based paralegal program, from assessing a community's needs to training paralegals and resolving justice problems.
From Judgment to Justice: Implementing International and Regional Human Rights Decisions
November 2010
This report by the Open Society Justice Initiative reviews the implementation of judgments across the world's four human rights systems.
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