International Rights of Nature Tribunal Rights of Nature Tribunal
The Global Alliance is the founder and secretariat for the International Rights of Nature Tribunal.
The Tribunal aims to create a forum for people from all around the world to speak on behalf of nature, to protest the destruction of the Earth—destruction that is often sanctioned by governments and corporations—and to make recommendations about Earth’s protection and restoration. The Tribunal also has a strong focus on enabling Indigenous Peoples to share their unique concerns and solutions about land, water and culture with the global community.
This “People’s Tribunal” is a vehicle for re-framing and adjudicating prominent environmental and social justice cases within the context of a Rights of Nature based earth jurisprudence.
The Tribunal provides a framework for educating civil society and governments on the fundamental tenets of Rights of Nature, and provides an instrument for legal experts to examine constructs needed to more fully integrate Rights of Nature.