Francesco Martone (Italy) is the spokesperson of In Difesa Di per I diritti umani e chi li difende (Defense of Human Rights and who defend them). Formerly, he was the Board Chair for Greenpeace Italy, after having worked for various years in Greenpeace International, and member of the Italian Senate with the Greens and then with the European Left for 7 years he enlarged his area of activism into peace, development, globalization, and disarmament. He founded a campaign against the World Bank, and has participated in several countersummits in occasion of G7, UN, World Bank, IMF and WTO meetings, and in various World Social Forum activities. He is a juror of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal. Currently he is advisor of the Tebtebba Foundation on issues related to climate change and sits in the Board of Un Ponte Per.