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Martín Abregú

Director of Human Rights and Governance, Ford Foundation

Martín Abregú is Ford Foundation’s Director of Human Rights and Governance. Working with Program Officers in New York and in nine regional offices around the world, his team focuses on advancing economic and social rights, promoting transparent, effective and accountable government, reforming global financial governance and strengthening human rights worldwide. Through these initiatives, his grant making is developing the next generation of human rights advocates, fostering civil society organizations, using innovative approaches to monitor government performance, bringing new voices with fresh ideas from the global South, and building bridges between the fields of human rights and governance. Martín has a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Law and a Master of Law degree in international legal studies from American University.