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The Independent Institute for Environmental Issues, UfU e.V., had the pleasure to invite highly ranked scholars from different jurisdictions and members of national and international authorities to…
The “Open Data Maturity in Europe Report 2018: New horizons for Open Data driven transformation” records the different speeds at which European countries are moving in their Open Data-driven…
Good Practice: Provide training and confidence building to key champions within a community who could then inspire their groups and contacts. Moreover, provide training to the interested public, so…
Good Practice: Successful initiative to build capacity in 'disproportionately affected communities' and defend their right to participate in environmental decision-making in the UK.   Type: Non-…
Duty to give reasons: The Supreme Court explained the extent of the duty on local planning authorities to give reasons for their decisions to grant planning permission, including where applications…
The study examined legal questions on access to justice – of environmental-NGOs, individuals and municipalities – and the extent and the intensity of the judicial review which are of special…
Costs -  The court ruled that, while they cannot guarantee the certainty of costs, that the cost cap will not increase post-permission. They also determined that personal financial information should…
Lord Justice Jackson, a judge at the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, reviewed the costs of civil litigation in the UK. In his report, he recommends to adapt the “Aarhus Rules” and extend them…
To protect human health and the environment and ensure consumer choice, there is strict legislation controlling the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in…
The consultation sets out proposals for how to improve the environmental cost protection rules.The consultation is aimed at those who may be involved in or affected by environmental legal challenges…