“Changing the law is a complex and slow process, but it is also a powerful one. That is my experience of our work with Congolese partners in protecting the Congo basin forest and local communities. After years of working together, we are starting to observe a tangible and meaningful change towards better forest governance, and that is invaluable.”

Nathalie Faure

Law and Policy Advisor, Climate and Forests

Nathalie joined our London office in September 2011 after working in East and West African countries.

She implemented local projects and advised judicial authorities at the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Côte d’Ivoire and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, where she focused on human rights, rule of law, access to justice and gender issues. She gained further work experience while managing human rights and conservation projects for the NGOs African Wildlife Foundation (Tanzania) and Human Rights Network International (Belgium) and the Perelman research Centre for Legal Philosophy (Belgium). She holds an LLM in International and European Law from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), a Master in Public International Law from the University of Paris II Assas and a diploma in International Environmental Law from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

nfaure@clientearth.org
+44 (0)20 3030 5955

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