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Another stab at a mission statement. Clarity and accuracy rarely mix well. Alex Chaufen in his Forbes magazine column on nonprofits recommends to keep revising until you find your Minimal Viable Product (MVP). Comments and corrections welcome. I will post in our highly secure Element chat app on Invitation — “Hey, talk to me on Element:” (space: Opposition.International) (room: #OIblog). It can be tricky. Mail me directly for invite at

Toronto based, Opposition International has as a goal to follow the Government and Opposition relationship worldwide. Staff and volunteers analyze and report on what helps or not to improve democratic accountability.


Our volunteers come from many parties. We are non-partisan: we engage any opposition party, whether of the left, right, or centre, which adheres to the rules of democracy. We support the diversity and renewal of policies and practices.