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Resources 'Article 9: Access to Justice'

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.
Abolition of the Integrated Scheme to Improve Air Quality for the scheduled pollutants in the area of air control management based on the action of the public concerned, which claimed breach of its…
This article aims at analyzing 17 SDGs and related issues.  Countries and civil society organizations increasingly find that civil justice data comprise a vital tool for tracking progress towards…
This SDG Primer aims to establish a common base of understanding and approach for the UN system in supporting the 2030 Agenda. It is primarily meant to inform, in broad terms, the programmes and…
The Urgenda Foundation (Urgenda) brought this claim against the Netherlands, alleging that it has a legal obligation to take more ambitious measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Urgenda argued…
Guide on Access to Justice in European Union Law published by ClientEarth contains an overview of the European Union legal framework providing for access to justice in environmental matters. It…
Right to legal aid of non-governmental organizations – The Supreme Court of Spain declared null and void its own decisions approving the costs assessment that the “Instituto Internacional de Derecho…
Standing to challenge air quality plans in Poland
Environmental compliance assurance describes all the ways in which public authorities promote, monitor and enforce compliance with such rules. It is part of environmental governance.  Promote means…
Standing of environmental NGOs in species protection case.