Open Estonia Foundation


LGBT Information Centre Opened in Tallinn


An LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, trans) information centre was opened in Tallinn on Friday, September 23. Hanno Pevkur, Minister of Social Affairs, assured in his speech at the opening that raising…

Democracy Week Gets Under Way in Schools


Democracy Week, a civic education initiative organized by the Open Estonia Foundation, will be celebrated in 30 secondary schools across the country with a series of lectures from September 12 to 16.

Lifeline: The Embattled NGO Assistance Fund


NGO consortium called „Lifeline: the Embattled NGO Assistance Fund“, led by Freedom House, has been established. Consortium is focused on direct support to civil society organizations in repressive…

Soros to End Four-Decade Hedge-Fund Career


George Soros has announced that he will convert his hedge fund, Soros Fund Management, into a family office by the end of 2011. The decision to close the hedge fund and no longer manage money for…

ICEGOV 2011 First Call for Papers!


The 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2011) will take place in Tallinn, Estonia during 26-28 September 2011. The conference will bring together…

OSF welcomes Kálmán Mizsei


Kálmán Mizsei has taken up a full-time position based in OSF-Budapest as Co-Chair of OSF’s Roma Policy Board and as Chair of Making the Most of EU Structural Funds for Roma (MtM).

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