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Resources 'Article 9: Access to Justice'

Key issue: Denial of legal standing to appeal air quality plans. Key words: Legal standing, access to justice, air quality plans, particulate matter
Key issue: Appeal against a federal decision of excluding organisations from certain authorisation processes; access to justice and access to information – a public authority cannot exclude…
Key issue: A company with a purely commercial interest can lodge an admissible appeal with the Council for Permit Disputes against a permit granted to a competitor Key words: Access to Justice –…
Key issue: Appeal against a cantonal decision of prolonging a camping site located in a nature reserve; access to justice – a decision by public authorities that may have an impact on nature…
Key issue: the Brussels Court of First Instance collectively condemns the Belgian federal and regional governments for their negligent climate policy, because the Belgian climate policy is so…
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee, explores the concept of “Rights of Nature…
The event is expected to bring together representatives from EU institutions and Member State authorities, legal professionals, judges and NGO representatives from all over Europe to discuss and…
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is making a public call for inputs to solicit good practices related to the promotion and implementation of the environmental rule of law with a focus…
In September 2019, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxics presented a report (A/HRC/42/41) to the UN Human Rights Council, with fifteen principles to better protect workers from the…
The Secretary of State for Transport erred in law in failing to take the Paris Agreement into account when designating the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) under the Planning Acts 2008.