Valérie Cabanes is an expert in international law, specializing in human rights. She is involved in defending the rights of indigenous peoples and recognizing the rights of nature. She is a member of the network of experts of the United Nations’ “Harmony with Nature” initiative, and is also the spokesperson for the global citizen movement “End Ecocide on Earth,” which campaigns for the inclusion of the crime of ecocide in international law. She is the author of Un nouveau droit pour la Terre. Pour en finir avec l’écocide (Seuil, 2016) and Homo natura. En harmonie avec le vivant (Buchet/Chastel, 2017).