The Open Society Foundations have been actively supporting Hungarian civil society for the last 30 years. The Hungary Project, part of the Rights and Liberties team of the Open Society Initiative for Europe, is an indirect successor to the national foundation that was transformed into the Hungary Project and operated out of the Budapest office a decade ago.
Five years ago, the project staff also directed the emergency assistance that George Soros awarded to the region in the wake of the economic crisis. As such, the Hungary Project has historically been a backbone to support watchdogs and civil society organizations. Read More….