Climate Activist and Communicator
Nina Gualinga

Nina Gualinga

In 2011, Nina Gualinga represented the Sarayaku youth at the final hearing before the Inter-American Court on Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica where the Sarayaku won their historic victory against the Ecuadorian government for violating their rights and territory in drilling for oil. In 2014, she joined global calls to keep oil in the ground at the People’s Climate March and COP21. In 2015, she joined a large delegation from Sarayaku at COP21 in Paris advocating for the protection of living forests and in 2016 she joined a historic march uniting Indigenous women of seven nationalities in defense of rights and territories.
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