On July 5th and 6th Danny Sriskandaraj, CIVICUS’ General Secretary, World Alliance for Citizen Participation, visited our country for the first time. During his stay in Buenos Aires, RACI took him to meetings with representatives of the Civil Society, Government and Private Sector.
Throughout his visit, the General Secretary of CIVICUS could meet up with Tamar Hahn Director of the United Nations for Argentina and Uruguay; Josè Ugaz, Transparency International’s President; Hugo Wortman Jofre and Pablo Secchi, Poder Ciudadano’s President and Executive Director respectively; Anabel Cruz, CIVICUS’ President; Maria Julia Diaz Ardaya, GDFE’s President; Guillermo Correa, RACI’s Executive Director and the Executive Committee.
Within his agenda, and with the aim of listening the greatest diversity of voices as possible, Danny Sriskandarajah met the National Development Minister, Carolina Stanley, to know her viewpoint about the reality of the Argentinian Civil Society.
To conclude his stay, RACI realized an event with its partners where it was possible to discuss and share different positions about the Civil Society’s status worldwide and in Argentina in particular; and where the CIVICUS’ General Secretary, could be interviewed by different media.