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Jun 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Nonprofit Leaders to Receive Boost From Open Society

The Open Society Foundations today announced it will fund nine nonprofits—from the U.S. to Ghana—to help their new leaders implement...

Jun 06, 2014, 14:02 ET

A Time for Action: Eleven Leading Philanthropies Announce Steps to Expand Opportunities for Young Men of Color

Eleven of the nation's leading philanthropies today announced a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of the private sector to improve life...

May 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

Open Society Foundations Award Fellowships to 14 Visionaries Working to Reform Criminal Justice in the United States

The Open Society Foundations today awarded $1.25 million to the newest class of Soros Justice Fellows working on a range of criminal justice...

Jan 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

Open Society Taps Three Sites to Spur Local Progress

Support from the Foundation Expected to Last from Three to Ten Years Buffalo, San Diego, and Puerto Rico will receive $1.9 million each over...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:20 ET

Defensores del tratamiento se oponen a patente de nuevo fármaco contra la hepatitis C

 Open Society Foundations recibieron con beneplácito hoy una oposición en India respecto de la solicitud de patente de Gilead...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:09 ET

Un tratamiento aboga a la objeción de patente para un nuevo fármaco contra la hepatitis C

-- La acción podría acelerar la fabricación genérica, ayudando a millones a acceder a un tratamiento de coste contenido...

Nov 25, 2013, 00:01 ET

Behandlungsbefürworter fechten Patent für neues Hepatitis C Medikament an

-- Die Aktion könnte die generische Herstellung beschleunigen und Millionen Menschen Zugang zu leistbarer Behandlung geben  Die Open...

Nov 25, 2013, 00:01 ET

Des défenseurs d'un traitement contestent un brevet pour un nouveau médicament contre l'hépatite C

-- Cette démarche pourrait accélérer la fabrication de médicaments génériques et ainsi aider des millions de...

Nov 25, 2013, 00:01 ET

Defensores de tratamento pedem impugnação de patente de nova droga para hepatite C

 A Open Society Foundations (Fundações da Sociedade Aberta) acolheu positivamente um pedido de impugnação do requerimento...

Nov 25, 2013, 00:01 ET

Treatment Advocates Challenge Patent for New Hepatitis C Drug

Action may speed generic manufacture, helping millions access affordable treatment  The Open Society Foundations today welcomed a...

Nov 18, 2013, 08:30 ET

Video and Panel Explores the Drug War's Impact on Pregnant Women and Families

Consequences Include Arrests, Forced Detentions, Child Welfare Interventions, and Limited Drug Treatment Options Open Society Foundations...

Oct 01, 2013, 12:27 ET

Report Examines How Young Black and Latino Males Succeed in New York City Schools

Study includes interviews with 400 high school students and 90 recent graduates The most comprehensive, qualitative report of academic...

Jul 17, 2013, 00:00 ET

The Netherlands' Past Offers Lessons for Future

New Report Finds Separating Markets in Marijuana and Hard Drugs Limited Exposure to Heroin and Crack and Led to Lowest Number of Problem Drug Users...

Jun 14, 2013, 09:34 ET

Open Society Foundations Launch Worldwide Fund to Support Nonprofits Navigating Leadership Transitions

To help nonprofit organizations during their first two years of new leadership, the Open Society Foundations today announced a fund designed to...

Jun 11, 2013, 11:04 ET

Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green Announce 2013 Black Male Achievement Fellows

The Open Society Foundations in partnership with Echoing Green awarded the Black Male Achievement Fellowship to eleven social entrepreneurs...

Jun 10, 2013, 15:00 ET

New Website Aims to Reduce Worldwide Overdose Deaths from Opioids

Drug users, their families, and friends, need to know how to use, access, and advocate for the life-saving drug naloxone, said the Open Society...

May 17, 2013, 18:56 ET

Un nuevo informe sobre la política de drogas de la Organización de Estados Americanos examina una revisión de la política de drogas: el informe de más alto nivel hasta la fecha

Open Society Foundations hoy acogió con beneplácito un informe innovador sobre el control de drogas que considera posibles alternativas a...

May 17, 2013, 15:15 ET

Novo relatório de política sobre drogas da Organização dos Estados Americanos avalia a reforma da política sobre drogas: o relatório de nível mais elevado até hoje

A Open Society Foundations recebeu hoje um relatório reformulador do controle de drogas que considera as possíveis alternativas às...

May 17, 2013, 12:24 ET

New Drug Policy Report of the Organization of American States Reviews Drug Policy Overhaul: Highest Level Report to Date

The Open Society Foundations today welcomed a game-changing report on drug control that considers possible alternatives to current drug policies...

May 14, 2013, 09:00 ET

Open Society Foundations Announce 2013 Soros Justice Fellows

14 Justice Leaders selected from CA, IL, LA, MI, NC, NY, PA, TX, WA, and PR The Open Society Foundations today announced an award of $1.2...