Open Society Institute - Soros Foundation Network (OSI)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 400 West 59th Street. 4th floor.
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance
Short description:
The International Harm Reduction Development Program (IHRD), a part of OSI's Public Health Programs, focuses on diminishing the individual and social harms associated with drug use particularly the risk of HIV infection through innovative measures based on the philosophy of harm reduction.

Open Society Justice Initiative
The Open Society Justice Initiative, an operational program of the Open Society Institute, promotes rights-based law reform, builds knowledge and strengthens legal capacity worldwide. Justice Initiative projects seek to shape law reform policy and achieve concrete results through hands-on technical assistance; litigation and legal advice; knowledge dissemination and network building; and counsel to donor institutions. The Justice Initiative works in the following thematic areas: national criminal justice reform; international justice; freedom of information and expression; anticorruption; equality and citizenship. Its offices are in New York, Budapest, and Abuja.

Other offices:
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Central and Southern Africa Angola