FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Katherine Quaid, Communications Coordinator, WECAN International
Report Back from the Rights of Nature Tribunal in Glasgow: Foundations for Systemic Change in Climate Solutions
GLASGOW, Scotland (November 4, 2021) – On November 5, international leaders of the Rights of Nature movement will present an analysis and report back of the recent Rights of Nature Tribunal, held November 3-4 in parallel to the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
The International Rights of Nature Tribunal is an international institution established by citizens to investigate and publicize Rights of Nature violations. It creates a forum for people from all around the world to speak on behalf of Nature, and makes juridical recommendations about Earth’s protection and restoration as modeled jurisprudence for frontline communities.
Amongst various topics, speakers will share further details about the 2021 Tribunal cases: the “Amazon, a threatened living entity” case and the “False solutions to the climate change crisis” case. The two cases were presented by frontline, impacted communities and experts from around the world, and heard by a panel of globally recognized Rights of Nature judges.
Press Conference - Report Back from the Rights of Nature Tribunal in Glasgow: Foundations for Systemic Change in Climate Solutions
WHEN: 17:45 – 18:15, Friday, November 5, 2021
WHERE: Press Conference Room Durdle Door, SEC Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
Lisa Mead - Co-Founder, Earth Law Alliance
Tom Goldtooth - Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)
Atossa Soltani - Director of Global Strategy, Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative
Pablo Solón - Former UN Ambassador for the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Moderation and Comments by Osprey Orielle Lake - Executive Director of the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International, USA
This press conference is held in partnership with the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (GARN).
The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International
www.wecaninternational.org - @WECAN_INTL
The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International is a 501(c)3 and solutions-based organization established to engage women worldwide in policy advocacy, on-the-ground projects, trainings, and movement building for global climate justice.