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  • Sebastian Bechtel, Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

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  • Amandine Van Den Berghe

  • Alice Bernard

  • Leonor Caldeira

  • Christian Catarinozzi

  • Paloma Colmenarejo, Spanish Sustainable Seafood Project Coordinator

    Paloma Colmenarejo

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    Lara Fornabaio

  • Anne Friel, Lawyer, European Union Aarhus Centre, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

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    Soledad Gallego

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    Gillian Hankey

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    Anna Heslop

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    Irmina Kotiuk

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    Liesbet Nysen

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    Charlotte Pasquier

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    Raphaël Soffer

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