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About Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah is Secretary General of CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance with members in more than 175 countries.

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah es secretario general y director ejecutivo de CIVICUS. Puede encontrarlo en Twitter y Facebook por la dirección @civicussg.

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah é secretário-geral e diretor-executivo da CIVICUS. Dhananjayan pode ser contatado pelo Twitter e Facebook no endereço eletrônico @civicussg. 

Articles by Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Los refugiados climáticos necesitan protección global, con o sin los Estados Unidos

Esta semana, líderes de la sociedad civil de todo el mundo se reunieron en Suva, Fiji, e hicieron una declaración mundial sobre el desplazamiento inducido por el cambio climático. English

Climate refugees need global protection – with or without the US

This week, civil society leaders from around the world met in Suva, Fiji, and made a global declaration on climate change induced displacement. Español

Cómo las ONG y los movimientos sociales pueden aprender a trabajar mejor juntos

Las partes institucionalizadas de la sociedad civil global deberán cambiar: deben rejuvenecerse y volver a radicalizarse desde dentro. English

How NGOs and social movements can learn to work together better

The institutionalised parts of global civil society will need to change: they need to be rejuvenated and re-radicalised from within. Español

Poniendo al Pacífico en el mapa

Este año,la Semana Internacional de la Sociedad Civil de CIVICUS tendrá lugar en Fiyi y permitirá a los delegados de la sociedad civil de todo el mundo explorar el frente de batalla en la lucha global contra el cambio climático. English

Putting the Pacific on the Map

The 23rd Council of Parties (COP23) has beeen held this week in Bonn, Germany at the headquarters of the UN Climate Commission. But next month ,CIVICUS will gather world's civic society in Fiji, allowing delegates from around the world to explore the frontlines in the global fight against climate change. Español

Under threat: five countries in which civic space is rapidly closing

Restricted freedoms and intensifying governmental control raise the risk for social and geopolitical conflict. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on closing space for civil society.

As cimeiras mundiais sobre migrações, de alto risco e grande transcendência

O resultado das cimeiras sobre os refugiados desta semana em Nova Iorque deveria consistir em partilhar responsabilidades, não em eludi-las ou modifica-las. Español English

Cumbres sobre migración global. Grandes expectativas, alto riesgo

El resultado de las cumbres de esta semana en Nueva York debería centrarse en compartir responsabilidades, no en eludirlas o en modificarlas. Português English

Global migration summits are high-stakes and high-risk

The outcome of the summits must be about sharing responsibility, not shirking or shifting it. It can be done. Português Español

Que estamos a fazer para desenvolver uma cidadania ativa?

Jovens ativistas de toda a América Latina, fartos da política institucional e ideológica, tentam organizar-se fora das estruturas do partido. English Español

¿Qué hacemos para conseguir una ciudadanía activa?

Jóvenes activistas en toda América Latina, aburridos de la política institucional e ideológica, están tratando de organizarse fuera de las estructuras de partido. English Português

What are we doing to build an empowered citizenry?

Young activists throughout Latin America are bored of institutional and ideological politics. They are trying to organize in ways that are outside the party structures. Español Português

Rumo a uma sociedade civil multipolar‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Com um mundo mais multipolar do que nunca, por que o poder da sociedade civil ainda está desproporcionalmente situado no Norte Global? Uma contribuição ao debate da openGlobalRights, Internacionalização das ONGs de direitos humanos. English, Español.

Hacia una sociedad civil multipolar

Ahora que el mundo es mucho más multipolar que antes, ¿por qué el poder de la sociedad civil aún reside desproporcionadamente en el Norte global? Una contribución al debate de openGlobalRights sobre la internacionalización de las organizaciones de derechos humanos. English, Português

Towards a multipolar civil society

With the world more multipolar than ever, why is civil society power still disproportionately located in the global North? A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on Internationalizing human rights organizations. Español, Português

Sri Lanka’s twin challenges

The Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Colombo was the occasion for renewed demands that the state account for the brutal ending of its war with the Tamil Tigers in 2009. But Sri Lanka's appalling human-rights record does not only apply to its violent past: today too civil-society organisations are under heavy authoritarian pressure.

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