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Open Society Institute (1993 - )

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From
1993
Alternative Names
  • Soros Foundation
Url
http://www.soros.org/
Location

Open Society Institute
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 USA
Tel. 1-212-548-0600
Email: IHRD@sorosny.org
Summary

"The Open Society Institute aims to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights and economic, legal and social reform. A private operating and grantmaking foundation based in New York City, OSI was created in 1993 by investor and philanthropist George Soros to support his foundations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union."

Published Resources

Books

  • International Harm Reduction Development Program, Open Society Institute, At What Cost? HIV and Human Rights Consequences of the Global "War on Drugs", Open Society Institute, New York, March 2009, 196 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]

Conference Proceedings

Reports

  • Csete, Joanne; Daniel Wolfe, Closed to Reason: The International Narcotics Control Board and HIV/AIDS, Open Society Institute/Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, February 2007, 37 pp. (Also available at http://www.soros.org/initiatives/health/focus/ihrd/articles_publications closed_20070226.pdfhttp://www.soros.org/initiatives/health/focus/ihrd/articles_publicationshttp://www.soros.org/initiatives/health/focus/ihrd) [ Details... ]
  • Hai Oanh, Khuat Thi, HIV/AIDS Policy in Vietnam: A Civil Society Perspective, A series of reports on HIV/AIDS policy in Nicaragua, Senegal, Ukraine, the United States, and Vietnam, Open Society Institute, New York, 2007, 70 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Haritavorn, Niphattra, Life Beyond the Norm: Voices of Women Injecting Drug Users, 2008, 64 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • IHRD - International Harm Reduction Development Program, Harm Reduction Developments 2005: Countries with Injection-Driven HIV Epidemics, Open Society Institute, New York, 2006, 72 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • IHRD - International Harm Reduction Development Program, Harm Reduction Developments 2008: Countries with Injection-Driven HIV Epidemics, Open Society Institute, New York, 2008. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • International Harm Reduction Development Program of the Open Society Institute, Saving Lives by Reducing Harm: HIV Prevention and Treatment for Injecting Drug Users, n/d, 3 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Jürgens, Ralf, Jonathan Cohen, Edwin Cameron, Scott Burris, Michaela Clayton, Richard Elliot, Richard Pearshouse, Anne Gathumbi and Delme Cupido, 10 Reasons to Oppose the Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission, Open Society Institute, New York, 2008, 36 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Jürgens, Ralf, Jonathan Cohen, Edwin Cameron, Scott Burris, Michaela Clayton, Richard Elliot, Richard Pearshouse, Anne Gathumbi and Delme Cupido, 10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission is Bad Public Policy, DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION – SEPTEMBER 17, 2008, Open Society Institute, 17 September, 2008, 14 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Law and Health Initiative, Women and HIV Testing: Policies, Practices, and the Impact on Health and Human Rights, Public Health Fact Sheet, Open Society Institute, n/d, 4 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • McCallum, Lou, Scott Berry, and Andy Quan, Ensuring Universal Access to Comprehensive HIV Services for MSM in Asia and the Pacific: Determining Operations Research Priorities to Improve HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care, and Support Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, amfAR - The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, August 2009, 32 pp. (Also available at http://www.amfar.org/uploadedFiles/In_the_Community/Publications Universal%20Access%20for%20MSM%20low%20res.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Open Society Institute, Protecting the Human Rights of Injecting Drug Users: The Impact of HIV and AIDS, Open Society Institute - International Harm Reduction Development program, February 2005, 32 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Open Society Institute International Harm Reduction Development Program, Delivering HIV Care and Treatment for People Who Use Drugs: Lessons From Research and Practice, Curtis, Matt (Ed.), Open Society Institute, July 2006, 294 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Pinkham S and K Malinowska-Sempruch, Women, Harm Reduction, and HIV, Open Society Institute, New York, September 2007, 33 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Sexual Health and Rights Program, Open Society Institute, Sex Workers, Transgender People and Men Who Have Sex with Men: Thailand, Open Society Institute - Network Public Health Program, 2006, 74 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Wolfe, Daniel & Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, Illicit Drug Policies and the Global HIV Epidemic: Effects of UN and National Government Approaches, Open Society Institute - International Harm Reduction Development Program, New York, 2004. [ PDF File | Details... ]

Sources used to compile this entry: Open Society Institute.

Prepared by: Maxine Loynd