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Latin America & Caribbean

Human rights defender's story: Donovan Ortega from Mexico

"We try to defend happiness from a principle of reality," says Donovan Ortega, working at the Fray Francisco de Vitoria Human Rights Center in Mexico.

Donovan Ortega is a human rights defender from Mexico who participated in the 2021 online edition of ISHR’s Human Rights Defender Advocacy Programme (HRDAP). Donovan is responsible for the international advocacy agenda at the Fray Francisco de Vitoria Human Rights Center in Mexico, and had the opportunity to do advocacy activities at the Human Rights Council in the framework of Mexico’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). 

In this short video, he explains how his work will help to achieve his objectives and vision in the future. 

Donovan also explains more about his experience with HRDAP and the ISHR Academy in the below video:


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