Estonian Environmental Law Center (EELC) was founded in 2007 by an environmental NGO Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF) and 3 public interest environmental lawyers. It is an independent expert organization. EELC’s aim is to shape environmental law rules and their application in Estonia in a manner that takes due account of public interests (health and well-being of citizens, biodiversity).

EELC is a member of Justice and Environment.


Responsibilities in the project:

  • A roundtable with the key specialists to identify current obstacles to effective access to justice in the environmental field;

  • Legal analysis of Estonian case law related to judicial remedies in environmental matters, such as the application of injunctive relief;

  • Compilation of Estonian guidelines for access to justice in environmental matters to specialists;

  • Training courses on access to justice in the field of environmental matters with the focus on legislation, EU and Estonian case law, the problems in Estonian legal practice and their possible solutions.

Team of the project:

Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer, Lawyer / Project Manager in Estonia, kadikaisa(at), phone: +372 56 667 992

Siim Vahtrus, Lawyer,, phone +372 55 683 880

Pille Priks, Assistant,