Endorsers of the Draft Declaration

The list of organisational endorsements appears below the list of individual endorsements.


Bianca Jagger, President and Chief Executive, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation; Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador; IUCN Bonn Challenge Ambassador; Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Member of the Executive Director’s Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA; Patron of the GNHRE

Mary Warnock

Mary Christina Wood, Professor, University of Oregon School of Law; Author of Nature’s Trust:  Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age, USA

Cormac Cullinan, BA, BA (Hons), LLB (Natal), LLM (Environmental Law) (London) Director of EnAct International: Governance for a  Sustainable Future; Author of Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice

Dr Parvez Hassan (Pakistan), Chair Emeritus, World Commission on Environmental Law, IUCN

Anna Grear, Professor of Law and Theory, Director of the GNHRE, Cardiff Law School UK

Louis Kotzé, Research Professor of Law, North-West University South Africa and Co-director of the GNHRE

Dr Tom Kerns, Director, Environment and Human Rights Advisory; Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Seattle Community College

Dr Kirsten Davies, Department of Environmental Sciences & Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Australia

Dr Sam Adelman, School of Law, University of Warwick, UK

Deva Prasad M, Assistant Professor of Law, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India

Dr Surya Deva, Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor of Law and Theory, University of Westminster UK

Professor Dr Klaus Bosselmann, Chair, Ethics Specialist Group,  IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law; Director, New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Professor Dr Gregorio Mesa Cuadros, Director Research Group Collective and Environmental Rights – GIDCA – National University of Colombia – Faculty of Law – Bogotá DC.

Associate Professor Sara L Seck, Faculty of Law, Western University; Senior Fellow, International Law Research Program, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canada

Elisabeth Prügl, Professor of International Relations;

Director, Programme on Gender and Global Change, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland

Engobo Emeseh, Senior Lecturer in Law, Aberystwyth University, UK

Dr Sumudu Atapattu, Director, Research Centers and Coordinator, UW-Madison Human Rights Program, University of Wisconsin Law School, USA

Joshua C Gellers, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, University of North Florida, USA

Dr Kerri Woods, Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Leeds, UK.

Professor Diana Jeater, Emeritus Professor of African History, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Aled Dilwyn Fisher, Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Oslo, Norway

Dr Laura Westra, Professor Emerita (Philosophy) University of Windsor(Faculty of Law), Universities of Milano (Bicocca) and Trento ( Faculties of Jurisprudence), resident of Canada

Catherine Iorns Magallanes, Senior Lecturer in Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Francesca Dominello, Lecturer, Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Professor Lesley Hughes, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development), Distinguished Professor of Biology, Macquarie University, Australia

Dr John Pearson LLB. LLM. LLM. Lecturer in Environmental Law and Human Rights, University of Manchester, UK

Kate Wilson, Director, Equity and Diversity, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Dr Mahdi Kolahi, Independent Environmental Social Researcher, Tehran, Iran

Svetlana Cicmil, Director of Doctoral Research in Business and Law, Associate Professor with Bristol Leadership Centre , Faculty of Business and Law, UWE, Bristol UK

Professor  MT Ladan (PhD) Member IUCN Academy and Commission on Environmental Law; Hubert Humphrey Fellow, USA; Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Associate Professor Nicola Wheen, Faculty of Law, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Anastasia Telesetsky, Associate Professor, University of Idaho College of Law; Natural Resource and Environmental Law Program Moscow, Idaho USA

Dr Meinhard Doelle, Director, Marine and Environmental Law Institute; Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Research; Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, Canada

Donald K Anton, Professor of International Law, Griffith Law School, Australia

Dr Aidin Niamir, Data and Modelling Center, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Christian Dadomo, Senior Lecturer in European Union law, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Josh Grear, MA Student in Human Rights, Culture and Social Justice, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Dr David R Boyd, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada

Dr Wil Burns, Co-Executive Director, Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment—A Scholarly Initiative of the School of International Service, American University, Berkeley, USA

Dr Jennifer Scott , Sustainability Program Leader, Ku-ring-gai Council, Australia

Susan G Clark, Joseph F Cullman 3rd Adjunct Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Policy Sciences, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and Fellow, Institution for Social and Policy Studies Yale University, USA

Tee L Guidotti, MD, MPH, DABT, FRCPC, FFOM, FRCBPM, Physician-scientist and Consultant; Author Health and Sustainability

Jeff De Pew, Biological Sciences, Lecturer; Natural Area Coordinator, Webster University, St Louis , Missouri, USA

Patricia Balvanera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México

Paul G Harris, Chair Professor of Global and Environmental Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Peter J Jacques PHD, Associate Professor of Political Science and Member of the Executive Board of the Florida Climate Institute, USA

Bronwen Morgan, Professor of Law, UNSW, Australia

Professor Anél du Plessis, Professor of Law, North-West University, South Africa

Susana Borras, Professor in International Environmental Law;  Researcher at the Center of Environmental Law Studies of Tarragona (CEDAT) at Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain

Loretta Feris, Professor of Law, Institute of Marine and Environmental Law, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Leonardo Castro Maia, Brazilian public prosecutor; General Secretary of the Latin American Network of Environmental Prosecutors, Brazil

Laely Nurhidayah, Researcher at Research Center for Society and Culture, Indonesia Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Jakarta Indonesia

Dr Nilufer Oral, Law Faculty, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Lothar Guendling, International Environmental Advisor, Porto, Portugal

Dr Xabier Ezeizabarrena, Professor of Environmental Law, The University of the Basque Country and University of Deusto, Spain

Jessica Owley, Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo Law School, USA

Thijs Etty, Amsterdam University College (AUC), University of Amsterdam; and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), The Netherlands

Professor Ben Boer, Deputy Chair, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law; Distinguished  Professor  Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University- China; Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney, Australia

Carmen G Gonzalez, Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law, USA

Dr Peter Buckland, Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn State’s Sustainability Institute, Pennsylvania, USA

Francisco Javier Camarena-Juarez, Licenciado en Derecho, LLM; Professor of Environmental Law and Human Rights Law, Universidad Iberoamericana León, Mexico

Professor Antonio Sarmiento Gálan, Instituto de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México

David Haigh Emeritus Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Abigail Abrash Walton, Director, Center for Academic Innovation; Director, Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability Concentration, Environmental Studies Master’s Program; Co-Director, Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience, USA

Oswaldo Lucon, Lecturer in Energy, Environment and Development, Institute of Energy and Environment,University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Professor Nicoletti Giuseppe Martino, Dipartimento di Economia, Università di Foggia, Italia

Dr Romina Picolotti, President, Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA), Senior Climate Change Coordinator IGSD, Argentina

Stefan Gruber, Associate Professor, Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University, Japan

Bron Taylor, Professor of Religion, Nature and Environmental Ethics, University of Florida, USA; Fellow: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany

LaDawn Haglund, Associate Professor, Faculty of Justice and Social Inquiry, Lincoln Fellow of Human Rights and Sustainability, Arizona State University USA

Sanghamitra Padhy, Assistant Professor of Law and Society,  Sustainability School of Social Science and Human Services, Ramapo College of New Jersey USA

Madhav Karki, PhD, Executive Director Centre for Green Economy Development, Nepal

Darlene Ann Clark, Centre County United Nations Association and Penn State University, USA

Asli Abbasi, PhD Student in International Law, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

Geoff Hucker, CEO, Beyond the Orphanage, Ethiopia

Dr Martin Barhon, Dentist, Australia

Jackie French, Australian  Children’s Laureate 2014-2015; Senior Australian of the Year  2015, Australia

Professor Lynda Collins, Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability, Faculty of Law/Faculté de droit Common Law Section/Section de common law University of Ottawa/Université d’Ottawa, Canada

Evadne Grant, Associate Head of Department of Law, University of the West of England, UK

Wendy Goldstein, Program Director, Masters in Sustainable Development, Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia

Elizabeth Hoskins, Associate Director, Boyce Chartered Accountants, Australia

Kathryn McIntosh, Special Needs Education Support Professional, Australia

Carol Dorgan, Ireland

Julia Thrul, LLM, Berlin, Germany

Professor Dilwyn Marple-Horvat, Professor of Motor Neuroscience, Cognitive Motor Function Research Group, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Sonia Adrissi, Counsellor (Individual and Family Therapist, Personal and Professional Development) Management Consultant, Teacher/Lecturer, UK

Dr Sarah Hills, Programme Leader: MSc Sustainable Development in Practice, University of the West of England Bristol, UK

Anne Johnson, Australia

Erin Daly, Professor of Law, Delaware Law School, USA

Jonathan O’Donnell, Research Whisperer, Design and Social Context, RMIT University, Australia

Maria Guadalupe Moog Rodrigues, Associate Professor of Political Science, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, UK

Vito De Lucia, Research Fellow, KG Jebsen Centre for Law of the Sea, UiT—Arctic University of Norway

Dr Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, Senior Lecturer (Public International Law and Environmental Law), School of Law, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Stella Obita, State Counsel, Ministry of Justice, Banjul, The Gambia, Africa

Becy Smith, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, UK

Robyn Clubb, Agriculturalist, Australia

Ugo Mattei, University of California, Hastings College of Law, Universita di Torino, International University College of Turin

Donald A Brown, Scholar In Residence and Professor, Sustainability Ethics and Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Marlea P  Muñez, Forester/ Gender and Rights Advocate, Philippines

Dr Rowena Maguire, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Bruce Baer Arnold, Assistant Professor, School of Law, Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra, Australia

Dr Angela Daly, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne Law School, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Professor Isak S  Pretorius, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Macquarie University, Australia

Professor Dr An Cliquet, Department of European, Public and International Law, Ghent University, Belgium

Nicole Thompson, Senior Sustainability Projects Officer, City of Canada Bay, Australia

Dr Rupert Read, Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, and Chair of Green House Think Tank

Daniel Devolin, Aichi University, Japan

Pedro Pablo Silva Sánchez , Lawyer, LLM in International Law (Heidelberg) / LLM in International Environmental and Climate Change Law (Edinburgh), Universität Bremen, Germany

Mary Hufford, PhD, Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network, USA

Julie Maldonado, PhD, Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network, USA

Professor  Dr Luc Lavrysen, Ghent University, Centre for Environmental and Energy Law, Belgium

Amanda Goodwin, artist/choreographer Seattle, Washington, USA

William Solomon, Shipman, USA

Professor Priya Kurian, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Marta Chantal Ribeiro, Assistant Professor, Faculdade de Direito (Faculty of Law, Universidade do Porto (University of Porto) Portugal

Kathleen Dean Moore, Professor Emerita of Environmental Philosophy, Oregon State University, USA; co-editor of Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, and author of the forthcoming Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change.

Emeritus Professor Dexter Dunphy AM, Centre for Corporate Governance, University of Technology, Sydney Australia

Bill Hall, County Commissioner, Lincoln County, Oregon, USA

Jennie White, Ngala Nanga Mai pARenT Group Volunteer, Sydney Australia

Dr Bridget Lewis, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology, International Law and Global Governance Research Program, Brisbane Australia


Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation

Global Ecological Integrity Group

Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA), Argentina

Environment and Human Rights Advisory

Beyond the Orphanage, Ethiopia

Quaker Earthcare Witness

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Melbourne

Women’s Initiatives for Society, Culture, and Environment (WISE)

Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the Human Rights Impacts of Fracking

Beyond Toxics, Eugene, Oregon, USA

Macquarie University Law Society (over 4,000 student members), Australia

South American Network for the Environmental Migrations, São Paulo, Brazil


Mayor Ron Brean and the City Council of Yachats, Oregon, USA voted on 10th December 2015 to endorse the Draft Declaration and adopt it as city policy