INDIAN OCEAN COUNTRIES International Peoples' Tribunal on the Impacts of Blue Economy Policy Research Ground Truths Surveys the people's tribunals Stakeholder Interractions
This site documents Verdicts from a series of Independent People’s Tribunals based on studies exploring the social, economic, ecological and political Implications of the ‘Blue Economy‘ across the Indian Ocean region.
Verdicts of the Six Tribunals

Verdicts of East & West Coast of India


The Tribunal Pages



Facilitating Organisations

Host Organisations

Coordinating Organisations

Research Team

  • Ms. Jesu Rethinam, Research Coordinator
  • Ms. A. Gandimathi, Lead Researcher
  • Mr. Sridhar Rao, Research Team Member
  • Mr. Jones Thomas Spartegus, Research Team Member

We recognise the contributions of

  • Mr. MJ Vijayan, General Secretary, Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), India
  • Ms. Nirmala Karunan, International Jury Coordinator, India
  • Mr. Carsten Pedersen, Researcher, Transnational Institute (TNI), Netherlands
  • Mr. Herman Kumara, National Fisheries Solidarity Organisation (NAFSO), Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Anil Tharayath Varghese, Delhi Forum

Documentation & Jury Assistance Team

  • Ms. Marianne Manuel, Dakshin Foundation
  • Ms. Nayana Udayashankar, Equations
  • Ms. Stella James, Equations
  • Ms. Aswathy Senan, Research Collective-PSA
    Ms.Savita Vijaykumar, Research Collective-PSA
  • Mr. Siddharth Chakravarty,Research Collective-PSA
  • Ms. Devika Shetty, Independent Researcher
  • Ms. Evita Das, Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy
  • Ms. Shilpa Krishnan, Dynamic Action

Visual Documentation

  • Ms. Kaavya Edwards (Independent Film-maker)
  • Mr. Arun Mohan (Media Collective, New Delhi)

Resource Partners

  • SwedBio, Sweden
  • CCFD, France
  • Global Green Fund, India
  • Heinrich Boell Foundation
  • Misereor e.V.
  • Both Ends Foundation

A special thanks to

The Translation, Logistics & Zoom management teams