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Inés Pousadela

IRM Researcher

Inés M. Pousadela is Senior Research Specialist at CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation. Her work focuses on civic space conditions and other civil society issues, including civil society resourcing, social movement mobilization and citizen participation. Inés is also OGP’s IRM researcher for Argentina. A political scientist by training, for several years before joining CIVICUS Inés alternated academic research and independent political consultancy with CSOs and international organizations.

Authored Content

Open Government and Civic Space: A Virtuous Circle in Motion?

The principal mission of OGP is to make governments more open, accountable and responsive to citizens. In other words, its success depends in large measure on civic space or enabling conditions for people to freely organize, participate and communicate to shape…

The Road to Genuine Co-Creation: Insights from Argentina

When Argentina first joined the Open Government Partnership in 2012, the concept of open government was alien to most potential stakeholders, and there was a lack of trust between government and civil society. Argentina’s first action plan focused more on…