Since 1988, Yves Lador has served as the permanent representative of Earthjustice to the United Nations in Geneva, focusing on the links between human rights and the environment. For instance, the role of civil society, the human impact on climate change, pollution and toxic products, the right to water and to a healthy and sustainable environment, etc.
Yves has published articles on human rights and the environment, the work of the different agencies of the United Nations based in Geneva, and human rights training. He also actively participates in different groups and networks in these fields.
A Swiss citizen, Yves holds a degree from the Geneva Graduate Institute of Development Studies.