Foundation Open Society – Macedonia

The Foundation Open Society – Macedonia (FOSM) was established in 1992 as representative office of a foreign entity, and was registered as national legal entity – foundation – in 1999, pursuant to the Law on Citizens’ Associations and Foundations. FOSM is part of the Open Society Foundations’ global network, founded by the US philanthropist George…

Open Society Foundation for South Africa

The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is committed to promoting the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. OSF-SA supports a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. OSF-SA is a South African grant-making organisation and is a…

Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA)

The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa promotes public participation in democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights by awarding grants, developing programs, and bringing together diverse civil society leaders and groups. Based in Nairobi, with an office in Uganda, the initiative supports work in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Sudan as…

Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. We seek to strengthen the rule of law; respect for human rights, minorities, and a diversity of opinions; democratically elected governments; and a civil society that helps keep government power in check….

Open Society Georgia Foundation

The Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) is a member of the Open Society Foundation’s Network, which was set up in 1994. The OSGF is committed to the development of a free and democratic society where government is accountable to its citizens and politics serves people. The Foundation promotes a vision of society in which human…

Understanding Sex Work in an Open Society

This resource is from the Open Society Foundations’ Public Health Program website and explains sex work in an open society including general definitions and criminalization issues.

Open Society Foundation For Albania

Open Society Foundations, OSFA is dedicated to supporting the development of “civil society” — independent groups that work to make government more accountable to citizens, to combat injustices, and to support those who find themselves pushed to the margins by society. The Foundation is working on a wide spectrum of projects—from empowerment of parents in…

Documentary Photography in an Open Society

This resource explains the uses and benefits of documentary photography in an open society.

Open Spaces Society

The Open Spaces Society is Britain’s oldest national conservation body, founded in 1865. We campaign throughout England and Wales to protect common land, public open spaces and public paths for people to enjoy and we advise our members on the law and practice. We are by law consulted on all applications to erect works on…

Open Society Justice Initiative

The Open Society Justice Initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Through litigation, advocacy, research, and technical assistance, the Justice Initiative promotes human rights and builds legal capacity for open societies. We foster accountability for international crimes, combat racial discrimination and statelessness, support criminal justice reform, address abuses related to national…