CIVIL SOCIETY LEADERS URGE ACTION ON DEBT, INFLATION, AND CLIMATE CHANGE, RENEW CALLS FOR RUSSIA TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR WAR CRIMES
September 08, 2022 14:55 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Sept. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly, the Open Society Foundations is calling for bold steps to address critical worldwide...
Open Society Condemns Travesty of Justice in Kavala Verdict
April 25, 2022 13:37 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are appalled by today’s Turkish court decision to sentence Osman Kavala—the business leader and philanthropist—to life in...
New Gavi Risk Sharing Partnership with MedAccess and the Open Society Foundations to help meet country demand for COVID-19 vaccines
April 07, 2022 02:00 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gavi, MedAccess, and the Open Society Foundations announce a new partnership to create an innovative Risk Sharing Facility to support the COVAX...
Open Society Launches Fund for a Free and Democratic Ukraine
March 04, 2022 02:00 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York/Berlin/Kyiv, March 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations today are pledging an initial $25 million to launch the Ukraine Democracy Fund and urge other funders to join us...
Open Society, Baltimore City to highlight some of North America’s most innovative approaches to trauma-responsive care
March 01, 2022 12:22 ET | Open Society Foundations
Baltimore, March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, March 3, policymakers, educators, and community leaders from around North America will join Baltimore’s virtual Healing City Summit to...
Open Society Names Natalie Samarasinghe as Global Director for Advocacy
November 02, 2021 13:38 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations today named Natalie Samarasinghe as their first global director of advocacy, as part of their drive to speak with a powerful ...
Open Society Announces $1.3 Million to Aid Haitian and Black Asylum Seekers
November 01, 2021 11:56 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations today announced $1.3 million to support frontline organizations working to aid Haitian and Black migrants dislocated,...
Open Society Foundations Call for Release of Wrongfully Imprisoned Kavala
November 01, 2021 10:33 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations join today with thousands of voices inside and outside Turkey, calling on the Turkish government to comply with the rule of...
Open Society Urges Turkish President to Stop Efforts to Obscure the Facts in Kavala Case
October 22, 2021 15:47 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations urged the president of Turkey today to stop invoking George Soros’s name in an effort to obscure the facts around the case of...
In First Summit with International Business & Government Leaders, Essential Workers to Discuss Framework for Just COVID-19 Recovery
September 09, 2021 04:00 ET | Open Society Foundations
London, UK, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wednesday, Sept. 8 marked the opening day of the first-ever global summit of essential workers. Participants from around the world tuned in to a...