Yaku Pérez Guartambel


International Rights of Nature Tribunal

Yaku Pérez Guartambel is an Ecuadorian indigenous leader of the Kichwa Kañari nationality. Yaku has a BA in Political and Social Sciences, a Doctor of Jurisprudence and Lawyer, and a Specialist in Criminal Law, Indigenous Justice and Environmental Law. He is the founder of the Federation of Kañari Organizations of Azuay; he was president of ECUARUNARI from 2013 to 2019; current president of the CAOI and in the 2019 sectional elections he was elected Prefect of Azuay.