Enrique Gallegos

Program Officer

Enrique is a Mexican lawyer, with a degree from the Autonomous University of Yucatán with the Outstanding Career Achievement Award 2014-2019. He joined DPLF in September 2020 to work on the Human Rights and Natural Resources program in southeastern Mexico. 


Since 2017, he has been working with civil society organizations in Latin America and is a member of the Strategic Litigation Network for Indigenous and Peasant Communities of the Yucatan Peninsula and of the Commission on Environmental Law of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He was an intern at the Center for Human Rights Studies of the Autonomous University of Yucatan and also worked at the Office of Constitutional Affairs of the Office of the Attorney General of the same institution.


Enrique has also worked as a consultant for organizations such as Community Cohesion and Social Innovation (CCIS) and Elementa DDHHH in the thematic areas of the rights of indigenous peoples and communities and the impacts of development projects, torture, and arbitrary detentions, as well as access to public information. 

He is co-author of the book Tópicos selectos de la jurisprudencia interamericana (“Selected Topics in Inter-American Jurisprudence”), edited by the Veracruzana University, and researcher in several human rights reports published by human rights organizations in Mexico.