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Resources 'Belgium'

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: 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…
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…
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…
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…