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Cesar Cruz-Rubio

Cesar Nicandro Cruz-Rubio

Policy Researcher, GIGAPP

César N. Cruz-Rubio is an associate professor at the University Carlos III of Madrid and a senior researcher and president of GIGAPP (government, administration, and public policy) Ibero-American Research Network. He has a BA in political science and public administration from UNAM (1996) and a PhD in government and public policy from Complutense University of Madrid’s Ortega y Gasset Research Institute in Madrid Spain (2015).

César is a senior researcher, professor, and international consultant, specializing in public governance, policy legitimation, program evaluation, policy change theories, policy designs, transparency, democratic innovations, public integrity systems and open government. He is a professor at INAP-Spain, the Open University of Catalonia UOC, IUNIT University, and ESAP (Colombia). He was also an international professor at OAS-OEA from 2016-2019.

He was a national researcher for Spain for the Independent Reporting Mechanism of the Open Government Partnership from 2013 to 2016. 

César has been a member of OGP’s International Experts Panel since 2016.

Find his profile on ORCID here.

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Cesar Nicandro Cruz-Rubio at the 5th OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Faces of Open Government: Cesar Nicandro Cruz-Rubio

Meet Cesar Nicandro Cruz-Rubio, a policy researcher at GIGAPP and member of OGP’s International Experts Panel. Cesar explains what the IRM refresh means for the open gov community and how the IRM is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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