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...
In First Summit with International Business & Government Leaders, Essential Workers to Discuss Framework for Just COVID-19 Recovery
September 01, 2021 18:56 ET | Open Society Foundations
Worldwide, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Essential workers from North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia will meet with global business and government leaders to discuss a framework for...
Open Society Announces a $10 Million Emergency Fund for Afghan Civilians in Peril
August 13, 2021 17:46 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Aug. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations announced today the creation of a $10 million Afghanistan emergency fund to support Afghans in grave danger—including...
Open Society Foundations Commit $100 Million to Support Feminist Political Mobilization and Leadership
June 30, 2021 13:07 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations will invest more than $100 million over the next five years in strengthening a range of feminist-led movements and increasing...
Open Society Names Mary Fitzgerald to Lead Information Democracy Work
June 15, 2021 16:03 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations today announced that Mary Fitzgerald will assume the newly created role, director, Information Democracy. She will lead the...
Open Society Foundations Announce 2021 Leadership in Government Fellows
May 21, 2021 10:34 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, May 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A former Florida state-level representative. The first African American woman elected to Washington’s statehouse in 18 years. An authority on...
Open Society Foundations Call for Immediate Release of OSM Staff Member in Myanmar
March 17, 2021 12:18 ET | Open Society Foundations
London, March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are deeply concerned by reports that Phyu Pa Pa Thaw, finance manager of OSM (Open Society Myanmar), has been detained in...
Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows
February 11, 2021 13:27 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a...
Open Society Foundations Announce 2020 Puerto Rico Youth Fellows
January 13, 2021 16:53 ET | Open Society Foundations
San Juan, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Puerto Rico Youth Fellowships, which support young Puerto Rican leaders...
Open Society Foundations Announce 2020 Soros Justice Fellows
December 18, 2020 12:08 ET | Open Society Foundations
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fighting to reduce lengthy sentences for youth. Building a network of Black HIV movement lawyers. Tackling structural racism through the power of dance....