The Board of directors

The Board of directors

The members of the Board of Directors of Notre Affaire à Tous are :

Clotilde Bato – President

After several years on the field in India in the elaboration and monitoring of rural development projects, she joined SOL in 2006 and became director in 2010. Since this day, she has participated in the creation of several field programs in agro-ecology and biodiversity protection in India, West Africa and France, in close collaboration with farmer leaders such as Rajagopal, Vandana Shiva and Philippe Desbrosses. In 2015, together with Vandana Shiva she launched the Citizen Pact for Earth which is meant to raise general public awareness of environmental protection issues.

Marie Pochon – Secretary General

She grew up in the Drôme, and lived a long time in Middle East, before becoming a climate justice and human rights activist. Involved in youth organization at European level, she is actively involved with the citizen movement Alternatiba, and joined Notre Affaire à Tous in 2017. During two years, she’s coordinating the association’s communication strategy, first as a volunteer then as an employee, in the support of the People’s Climate Case in 2018 and then as a General Coordinator for the launch of the Case of the Century (l’Affaire du Siècle). End of 2019, she joins Marie Toussaint’s team at the European Parliament in order to continue the fight for climate justice. Within the association’s board of directors, Marie Pochon will in particular be in charge of the follow-up of the work on climate inequalities, and the support of local appeals.

Martin Bobel, Treasurer

He has worked and been active for many years in the non-profit sector. He is involved in multidisciplinary collectives whose activities are based on the occupation of vacant premises. Rich in cultural, artistic, social, educational and political projects, these places have been for him grounds for experimentation, learning and sharing. For nearly 10 years he has participated in the construction of networks of mutual aid, cultural production, housing and advocacy. These environments have been rich grounds for experimentation and learning like few others.

Marie Toussaint

Nourished by the fight against extreme exclusion, she was soon struck by the consequences of the ending of the planet on the necessary living together and the fair distribution of wealth. Establishing the ways to take into account this finality, the unity of the earth with living beings, in our economics, social and environmental relationships, … Pushed her to explore all the way to defend social and environmental justice. And law is a major tool.

Christel Cournil

She is a public law professor in Science Po Toulouse. She conducted PhD researches on foreigners’ rights. Then, she worked on environmental migration issues, international migration law, environmental law and now on climate trials. She has been co-director and member of numerous projects and published books, articles and chapters in her areas of expertise.

Marine Denis

PhD student in public international law at Sorbonne University Paris Cité, she teaches at Science Po in international law of climate negotiations and in geopolitics of climate change. Her thesis focuses on legal protection of climate-displaced people under international law and she is inspired by cross-cutting research on climate justice. She is also one of the spokespersons for Notre Affaire à Tous and coordinates the research project at Science Po Law Clinic on the identification of harms related to the effects of climate change.

Marine Yzquierdo

Marine is a lawyer in the field of renewable energy and previously practiced as a lawyer in London. After a period with Sherpa, she was able to deal with issues related to economic crimes while maintaining a strong interest in environmental issues. Marine then joined Notre Affaire à Tous in 2018 where she coordinates the work groups Economic constitution and Nature’s rights, engaged to the fight for climate justice and the recognition of rights of non-human subjects. She is convinced that the law can be a tool for changing reality and remedying various economic, social and environmental injustices.