• Happy 25th anniversary, Open Estonia Foundation!

    Personal video greetings from our founder, philantrope GEORGE SOROS.

    You will find photos of OEF 25 birthday celebrations HERE. 


    The song you'll hear playing is by Ukrainian-Estonian band Svjata Vatra. The title means „fire does not burn toughened people“ and is dedicated to the heroes of Maidan who gave their lives for freedom in the beginning of 2014.

    Wishing you a peaceful 2015!

    Open Estonia Foundation



  • Ukraine: an Uncertain Birth

    Despite MH17 tragedy and the ongoing conflict in the east, there is hope for Ukraine. For three days in Kyiv, 200 experts and practitioners from a variety of sectors, including key ministers in the Ukrainian government, met to map out a reform process and explore how to reposition the country.

    September 18, 2014

    The keynote speaker of this year's OSF will be ANDREI ILLARIONOV, senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and 
    former chief economic adviser of Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

    More updates promised soon!

  • There is no alternative

    We want a better and more democratic Europe. We want a new Convention to improve EU democracy and we want the reform process to be democratic, transparent and participatory. More info on Democratic Europe Now!

  • Ukraine: The Road Ahead

    It's more important than ever that the U.S. and Europe support a free Ukraine—one empowered to decide its own future. Listen to a few of the voices of those struggling to bring dignity and unity to their country.

  • Heavenly Hundred

    A fresh and must-see documentary about the brave Heavenly Hundred - the Ukranians who lost their lives defenging the freedom of their country on EuroMaidan.

  • On March 16, a support concert entitled “For Ukraine” was be held at Tallinn Freedom Square. With this event, Estonian and Ukrainian musicians, students, and non-governmental organisations expressed their support to a free and dignified Ukrainian nation. The whole concert can be watched HERE.

  • New Pact for Europe

    The euro crisis has prompted one of the most intense debates about the viability of the European project in its history. What kind of Europe do we need? Let's talk about it!

OEF Sends Our Season's Greetings


Next year, Open Estonia Foundation’s 25th birthday will mark an important milestone in standing up for open societies and democracy. This passing year has reminded us how fragile freedom is and how...

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