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​MISSION AND HISTORY
 Let's hear what the ICJ has to say!
 

We are a handful of volunteers from around the world who have decided that the time for talk is over. We will use the power of the law to ask the world’s governments a simple question: What are they doing to protect future generations?

In the nineties, the International Court of Justice issued an advisory opinion on nuclear weapons. Today, another threat has captured the headlines - climate change. Simply, we want an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the rights of future generations.  

Our team includes everyone from student activists to artists to senior attorneys. Young people of all nations are welcome to join us, and members of our team hail from around the world, making this a truly global movement.

See a list of allied law schools here, and contact us if your school or organization would like to be included! To change everything, we need everyone.

    Partner Organizations & Co-Signers
    Our Team

Antonio Oposa, Jr.

Attorney & Activist

from the Philippines

Katrina Kuh

Climate Law Professor

from New York City

Alyn Ware

Peace Activist

from New Zealand

Tarini Mehta

Law Student

from India

Michael Gerrard

Climate Lawyer

from New York City

Shannon Peters

Outreach Coordinator

from Australia

Solomon Yeo

Student Activist

from the Solomon Islands

Miranda Steed

Law Student

from New York City

Nicholas Robinson

IUCN Affiliate

from New York City

Smita Narula

Law Professor

from New York City

Asia Wy

Law Student

from the Philippines

Nicole Ponce

Law Student

from the Philippines

Victor Tafur

Environmental Lawyer

from Colombia

David Forman

IUCN Affiliate

from Hawaii

Emilie Gaillard

Law Professor

from France

Robin Happel

Law Student

from Tennessee

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