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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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Constitutional conventions: best practice

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.

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

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

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.

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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