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4/9/2014 Publish What You Pay (PWYP), the global network campaigning for greater openness in the extractive sector, urged the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday, March 20, to issue a rule on payment disclosures for oil, gas, and mining companies. Members of the PWYP coalition, including the Open Society Policy Center, presented their case for […]
9/29/2011 U.S. arms sales to Bahrain need to be blocked since the government continues to repress peaceful pro-democracy movements.
9/28/2011 Secretary Clinton is urged to oppose providing aid to Uzbekistan due to their abysmal human rights record.
9/20/2011 Jeff Goldstein discusses the growing importance of the Northern Distribution Network in Uzbekistan and its influence on U.S. security interests.
3/1/2011 OSPC called on Senator Leahy to preserve certain foreign aid levels that were recently reduced in the continuing resolution (H.R. 1) passed by the House of Representatives.
12/2/2010 HR Groups thank U.S. Senator Feingold for his service and dedication on Africa issues.
10/12/2007 The United Nations Human Rights Council held an emergency special session on the human rights crisis in Burma and has taken swift action. For more information click here.
6/8/2006 On June 8th, 2006 Morton H. Halperin, Director of U.S. Advocacy for the Open Society Institute, and Executive Director of the Open Society Policy Center, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the role of NGO's in democracy promotion.
6/8/2006 On June 8th, the Open Society Policy Center joined 41 organizations in calling on Secretary Rice to use the United States' full diplomatic force to promote UN reform, rather than rely on unilateral approaches that could have devastating consequences for the future effectiveness of the United Nations and to U.S. interests.
5/10/2006 On May 9th, 2006, the Open Society Policy Center, and its partner organizations, commemorated the one year anniversary of the massacre at Andijon with a half-day conference.
5/7/2006 The Open Society Policy Center, and its partner organizations, will commemorate the one year anniversary of the massacre at Andijon with a half-day conference. It will feature two panels and a brief screening of a BBC documentary film.
2/8/2005 OSPC Executive Director Mort Halperin will be speaking and signing books at an event hosted by the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
1/1/2005 Coauthored by OSPC's Morton H. Halperin and featuring a foreword by George Soros, The Democracy Advantage: How Democracies Promote Prosperity and Peace makes the case for the superiority of democratic development.
10/1/2004 Post-Conflict Challenges and Opportunities (2004) is a newly issued report that considers in-depth the impact of the U.S. and U.K.'s 13-month occupation of Iraq and its legacy for the Iraqi people.
3/1/2004 The Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) initiative is an important proposal that has the potential to (i) ensure that development assistance is directed to those who will use it more effectively, and (ii) create a "race to the top" by giving countries an incentive to improve their economic management and governance.
5/20/2003 Reconstructing Iraq: A Guide to the Issues (2003) is a report designed to help interested parties understand and evaluate reconstruction activities in Iraq.
1/1/2003 This white paper modestly reconfigures the Administration's proposed rules for MCA funding eligibility to elevate the significance of country democratic behavior.