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Working Group for International Advocacy brings together individuals and organizations around the world who are advocating the acceptance and implementation of the rights of nature worldwide. A key area of focus is to promote the adoption by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, proclaimed on April 22, 2010 by 35,000 participants in the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.
Indigenous Peoples Ancestral Knowledge Working Group provides a platform for intercultural dialogue led by indigenous voices, about the meaning, implications and correct implementation of the Rights of Nature. While the Alliance offers support to various political struggles faced by indigenous peoples around the world to defend their ancestral homes of the cultural and environmental destruction.
The Global Alliance for millennia recognizes that indigenous peoples around the world and have lived according to the principles adopted for the Rights of Nature. Not only have survived the radical changes in environmental conditions, but have thrived and created some of the richest cultures and longer on the planet. The lessons of indigenous knowledge should be shared among all cultures to the implementation of the Rights of Nature is truly global.
Recognizing this, the Working Group on ancestral knowledge provides a platform for intercultural dialogue, led by indigenous voices on the meaning, implications and correct implementation of the Rights of Nature. At the same time, the Global Alliance provides support to various political struggles faced by indigenous peoples.
The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature recognizes the fundamental role that the dominant global economic system currently plays in supporting the destruction of the natural world. To assist our members and networks in their advocacy work for the rights of nature, we have created an Economics Working Group, who will work to provide information about the dominant economic system and how to create alternative economic systems that support the Earth community and Rights of Nature.
The Legislative Working Group led by The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (Environmental Legal Defense Fund to the Community), will implement enforceable legal structures that recognize the Rights of Nature at a national government level and community worldwide.
The Communications group provides a global clearing-house of relevant and up-to-date information, news and scholarship on Rights of Nature with the intention of educating and transforming the mass consciousness towards a paradigm in which the rights of nature is recognized and implemented.