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Mandeep Tiwana

Chief Programmes Officer at CIVICUS

Mandeep Tiwana is Chief Programmes Officer at CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance. He specialises in legislation relating to the core civil society freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly. Since joining CIVICUS in 2008, Mandeep has engaged in efforts to advance civil society participation in decision making and to protect civil society freedoms globally. He has written extensively on the intersection between civil society, development and international affairs in this capacity.

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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…