Open Society Foundations

Moldova’s New Government: The First 100 Days

Location: National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.
Event Date: April 13, 2011
Event Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contact:
Ben Morano
benjaminm@ned.org
Please RSVP over email by Monday, April 11.

The National Endowment for Democracy, the Open Society Foundations, and the Moldova Foundation host a panel discussion on the current political situation in the Republic of Moldova.

Right to Information in Africa: Who’s Ahead? Who’s Falling Behind?

Location: OSI-Washington, D.C.
Event Date: April 13, 2011
Event Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Speakers: Mukelani Dimba, Agnes Ebo’o, Maxwell Kadiri, Abdul Tejan-Cole
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The Open Society Foundations host a panel discussion on the right to information movement in Africa, focusing on the major challenges, recent developments, and options moving forward.

U.S. Leadership at the UN Human Rights Council

Location: Congressional Meeting Room South, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Event Date: April 14, 2011
Event Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Speakers: Carlos Portales, Dokhi Fassihian, Eileen Donahoe, Hadi Ghaemi, Paula Schriefer, Thaung Htun

Freedom House, the Democracy Coalition Project, and the Open Society Foundations host a briefing on the importance of U.S. engagement at the UN Human Rights Council. Featuring Voices from the Ground: Iran and Burma

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Dirty Little Secrets: Tax Havens in the U.S. and U.K.

Location: OSI-Washington, D.C.
Event Date: April 14, 2011
Event Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Speakers: Nicholas Shaxson, Rebecca Wilkins, Sarah Pray
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Author Nicholas Shaxson discusses how the United States and the UK perpetuate the use of tax havens and their impact on the global economy and developing world.

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HOT—Mark Hertsgaard in Conversation with Climatologist James Hansen

Location: OSI-New York
Event Date: April 14, 2011
Event Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Speakers: Mark Hertsgaard, James Hansen, Nancy Youman
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Legendary climate scientist James Hansen and journalist Mark Hertsgaard discuss the new realities of global warming and the profound challenges they present, now and in the future.