Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Diverse Tenure Systems
Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples
To facilitate the full and effective participation of Indigenous peoples and local communities in the development and implementation of laws and policies that relate to the conservation and customary uses of biodiversity and the protection of associated cultural heritage.
Natural Justice envisions the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity through self-determination of Indigenous peoples and local communities.
Natural Justice objectives are various and diverse. They include to support the development and use of innovative legal empowerment tools and methodologies for communities, with particular emphasis on bio-cultural community protocols(www.community-protocols.org), to empower community interactions with external actors (including through facilitated dialogues and negotiations), to provide legal training of NGOs, CSOs, and CBOs, strategic litigation, constructive technical advice for and engagement with select government agencies and companies, strategic engagement in international, regional, and national law- and policy-making processes pertaining to the rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities.
Nature Justice's constituencies include indigenous people and local communities and their organizations at the local level.