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Good Practice: Internationally proven method that allows citizens to discuss a plan with experts and provide their opinion and policy recommendations in a report.   Type: ONDRAF/NIRAS, the Belgian…
Main objectives: How the Aarhus Convention has brought international and European environmental law to the Court.   Implementation: More and more references to the Aarhus Convention in the case law…
Key issue: The right of environmental NGOs to ask a Court order to communicate air quality data to the European Commission and to draft a comprehensive air quality plan. Key words: civil proceedings…
First cross-Regional Group Meeting in 2014. The meeting will take place on 24 March from 9:00 – 16:00 in Brussels and will be open to stakeholders. For the regulators, TSOs/promoters and other…
Two day conference gathering judges, lawyers, scholars, and (EU) policy makers who will discuss the ways of achieving a true European area of justice and meeting the expectations of citizens.Key…
Standing for Environmental NGOs - the Supreme Court of Belgium changed its position on standing in criminal cases in view of implementing article 9, paragraph 3, of the Aarhus Convention, allowing an…
Access to justice – Two small businesses, located 3 and 5 kilometres away from a planned large scale shopping center, were granted standing in the Council of State to challenge the environmental…
This report represents a step towards meeting the goal of the Aarhus ConventionAccess to Justice Task Force to develop a set of good practices and analyses on threepriority issues:- The loser pays…
Synthesis report of the study on the Implementation of Articles 9.3 and 9.4 of the Aarhus Convention in Seventeen of the Member States of the European Union.The aim of the study is to analyze the…