Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Danny Sriskandarajah is the Secretary General of CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organizations active in 160 countries

Danny Sriskandarajah es el secretario general de CIVICUS, una alianza global de organizaciones de la sociedad civil activas en 160 países.

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah é Secretário-Geral da CIVICUS, a aliança global da sociedade civil.



Treaty pushes for environmental justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

October 2, 2018
By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Despite closing space for civil society, the new Escazú Agreement—which offers protection measures for environmental groups and defenders—is ...


Reclaiming civic space: global challenges, local responses

May 8, 2018
By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah & Mandeep Tiwana
Español | Português

To reclaim civic space, there are three key drivers that organizations must focus on, and three critical issues affecting local responses.

Five key battles for re-imagining democracy in a radically changed world

January 22, 2018
By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

The challenges facing civil society now aren’t about reviving our weakening de-mocracies—they are about re-imagining democracy for a radically ...


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

January 18, 2017
By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Restricted freedoms and intensifying governmental control raise the risk for social and geopolitical conflict.

Towards a multipolar civil society

May 28, 2015
By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah & Mandeep Tiwana
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With the world more multipolar than ever, why is civil society power still disproportionately located in the global North?