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2014-12-17 / J&E takes the EU to the UN

Justice and Environment decided to take legal action against the EU at the Geneva-based ACCC for not...

2014-11-28 / EU Court refused J&E application

The General Court of the EU has dismissed the application of Justice and Environment against the PCI...

2014-11-20 / Controversial energy projects – second round with public involved?

This Friday the European Commission organizes an important meeting for the EU energy sector. The sec...

2014-11-04 / Spotlight on Estonian Environmental Liability: Harku Coastal Pollution Incident and Environmental Law Reform

The current ELD Newsletter edition is dedicated to Estonian ELD problems and legal developments...

2014-10-29 / 3rd ELD Workshop

European Commission organizes the 3rd ELD Stakeholder Workshop ...

2014-10-15 / Article from J&E Chairman on ENDS

Siim Vahtrus, new Chairman of J&E has published an op-ed on ENDS re "Habitat law revision could bene...

2014-10-02 / Court dismisses J&E claim in GMO case

GMO potatoes will not be EU marketed, but lack of clarity on position of NGOs at the EU court contin...

2014-09-24 / Successful AGM and a new Board at J&E

J&E has held its Annual General Meeting in Lenzen, Germany....

2014-08-26 / What we recommend for selecting PCIs

J&E and CEE Bankwatch released its recommendations for the process of selecting PCIs by the Commissi...

2014-07-02 / J&E side event at Aarhus MOP5

J&E held a side event on EU transparency at the 5th Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus Convention...

2014-07-01 / J&E joins press release against massive EU energy projects

Bankwatch and J&E jointly publish a PR against a faulty plan of the EU....

2014-06-02 / Today is a Big Day!

Today is the day when Justice and Environment releases its new initiative: the Visegrad 4 Aarhus Cen...

2014-05-23 / J&E worried over withdrawal of A2J Directive Proposal

J&E expresses its worries over new developments in access to environmental justice in the EU....

2014-05-07 / J&E reinforces its staff with new advocacy expert

J&E decided to lay more emphasis on spreading what we do!...

2014-04-09 / J&E takes the Commission to court

Justice and Environment filed a lawsuit against the Commission in the PCI list case....

2014-03-18 / LIFE+ grant to J&E again

J&E was awarded a grant from the LIFE+ funding scheme of the Commission again....

2014-02-20 / J&E rolling in 2014 again

The European Commission awarded a grant to J&E for its 2014 Work Plan implementation....

2014-02-03 / Milieukontakt International quits J&E

MKI leaves J&E after 10 years...

2013-12-20 / Plenty of new outputs on the J&E website

A number of new outputs have been uploaded to the website of J&E lately, especially the findings of ...

2013-12-11 / The Triennial Report of J&E is out!

Now you can read the report of J&E on the years 2010-2012!...

2013-12-10 / J&E appeals the Commission's decision on PCIs

J&E today released its appeal against the decision of the Commission on PCIs....

2013-11-21 / J&E Newsletter is out!

Our 2nd newsletter is out, informing about internal and external news as well....

2013-11-21 / What do people know about the Aarhus Convention and EU Environmental Law?

Are you interested to know what people know about the Aarhus Convention? And the benefits of EU memb...

2013-10-28 / EPS goes Frank Bold

Environmental Law Service from Czech Republic is called Frank Bold Society from October 2013....

2013-10-21 / European NGOs' Joint Letter to EC on Access to Justice

Environmental groups today called on the European Commission to expedite its work on a legislative p...

2013-10-10 / Unclear communication by EC causes worries

Unclear wording of the Commission in a recent announcement mentioning the withdrawal of the Access t...

2013-09-09 / Legal seminar and strategy meeting of J&E upcoming

J&E will meet in Opatija (Croatia) for a 5-day AGM during which a legal seminar and a strategy meeti...

2013-07-19 / J&E clears controversy re the EU environmental liability regime

J&E has reacted to an article published by ENDS Europe and having caused controversy....

2013-07-11 / NGO campaign for a better EIA Directive at the EP

J&E, EEB and ClientEarth jointly published a PR on the EIA Directive....

2013-07-10 / NGO campaign for a better EIA Directive at the EP

J&E together with other, Brussels based environmental NGOs, reaches out to MEPs....

2013-07-03 / PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE

The EU has launched a public consultation on the future of access to environmental justice....

2013-07-03 / Join or survey!!!

J&E is running a survey on public awareness of the Aarhus Convention and EU Environmental Law...

2013-07-03 / PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE

The EU has launched a public consultation on the future of access to environmental justice....

2013-06-12 / TAKE A LOOK AT THE PHOTOS OF OUR EVENT HELD IN BRUSSELS

Photos taken at our event commemorating the 15th Birthday of the Aarhus Convention are online...

2013-06-07 / AARHUS CONVENTION 15TH BIRTHDAY IN BRUSSELS

The Aarhus Convention is 15 years old!...

2013-06-07 / NEW MEETING REPORTS ON J&E WEBSITE

Staff members of J&E have attended a number of meetings lately....

2013-05-16 / J&E and EEB side event at the Green Week in Brussels

J&E and EEB are organizing an official Green Week satellite event in Brussels....

2013-04-26 / All our outputs on the web on 1 page again

We have collected all the outputs we have produced while implementing our 2012 Annual Work Plan....

2013-04-15 / What we will do in 2013

The Work Plan 2013 of J&E is public!...

2013-04-05 / Climate, Energy, Aarhus, EIA, ELD and Land Use Planning

These are the buzzwords of J&E's 2013 Annual Work Plan....

2013-03-04 / J&E expresses worries over downsizing of DG Environment

While implementation of the environmental acquis lags behind, the EU is cutting the budget of the Co...

2013-02-22 / Good news from the Commission for J&E

J&E was awarded a grant from the LIFE+ funding scheme of the Commission....

2013-02-01 / New member of J&E ExComm from Spain

J&E's Executive Committee welcomes its new, 7th member from Spain, representing IIDMA: Ana Barreira!...

2013-01-30 / 2 new meeting reports on J&E website

Please read our new reports on 2 Brussels meetings, one on air legislation and the other on environm...

2013-01-23 / EU Court rules in favor of public participation in Slovak case

The Slovakian member organization of J&E, Via Iuris has achieved a landmark and historic victory at ...

2013-01-18 / Position Paper of J&E is supported by Greenpeace

J&E has prepared a position paper on forests in relation to climate change....

2012-12-06 / New EIA related materials in abundance on the website

Please visit the Publications section, the EIA subchapter....

2012-11-21 / New materials related to environmental liability on the website

We have uploaded a number of new materials on environmental liability to the website...

2012-11-20 / J&E and EEB meeting on the new EIA Directive

J&E and EEB together organize a one-day event on the new EIA Directive Draft...

2012-11-08 / See us with your own eyes!

Photos!...

2012-11-06 / Lots of new stuff on J&E website

Today a few interesting papers were uploaded onto J&E website....

2012-11-02 / New meeting report on J&E website!

Our colleague, Catalina Radulescu reports from Geneva....

2012-10-26 / J&E and EEB joint Press Release on the new EIA Directive Draft

The Commission has just published the draft text of the new EIA Directive. J&E and EEB have reacted ...

2012-10-25 / J&E demands a strong EIA Directive

J&E expresses its demands in a Press Release on the eve of publishing the new draft EIA Directive....

2012-10-17 / EIA findings of J&E: demands towards the EU

Justice and Environment has come out with its demands towards the EU regarding inclusiveness of the ...

2012-10-05 / Changes in J&E

These are the major organizational decisions of the Annual General Meeting of Justice and Environmen...

2012-10-05 / Outcomes of J&E AGM

J&E's AGM held in Budapest has ended with tangible results....

2012-10-05 / CHANGE OF DATE!!!

The date of the joint J&E - EEB Workshop on EIA and SEA to be held in Brussels has changed: it is 21...

2012-09-21 / J&E organizes EIA workshop with EEB

J&E and EEB together organize a one-day event on the new EIA Directive Draft....

2012-09-19 / New press release on upcoming J&E AGM

J&E is preparing for its 10th jubilee Annual General Meeting in Budapest....

2012-09-13 / J&E Press Release on Access to EU Court is out now

While J&E welcomes the two recent judgments of the Court on the Aarhus Regulation, there is still ro...

2012-09-12 / J&E AGM is coming!

J&E is holding its 2012 Annual General Meeting in Budapest....

2012-09-07 / No mistake - same meeting, different report!

Stakeholder Meeting on the Role of Agriculture and Forestry in EU Climate Change Policy from a diffe...

2012-09-07 / And yet another meeting report

J&E was represented at the Working Group of Parties of the Aarhus Convention in Geneva this week....

2012-09-06 / Former ombudsman joins EMLA

Sandor Fulop, former environmental ombudsman of Hungary joins J&E member organization EMLA as presid...

2012-09-03 / New meeting report in the Publications section!

Stakeholder Meeting on the Role of Agriculture and Forestry in EU Climate Change Policy...

2012-08-31 / J&E steps up for transparency and inclusiveness of EU decision-making

Justice and Environment joins the action of ClientEarth to appeal a decision of the Commission to fi...

2012-08-21 / Annual Work Plan of J&E is public!

J&E decided to publish on its website its annual Work Plan and its milestones....

2012-07-06 / J&E welcomes CJEU judgments with reservation

While J&E welcomes the recent judgments of the CJEU, we also express our reservations....

2012-07-06 / As we see it - a new series

J&E starts a new service on its website, reporting on meetings where we took part....

2012-07-06 / J&E is active at the ACCC

J&E member organizations are active at the Compliance Committee....

2012-06-08 / Position Paper on the 7th EAP

J&E submitted its position paper to the Commission on the preparation of the 7th EAP....

2012-06-04 / J&E is active in ELD matters again

J&E participated at the 11th ELD Government Experts Meeting on 30th May 2012 in Brussels. ...

2012-05-28 / Growing family of J&E

J&E was joined by Environmental Action Alliance - Ireland as a partner....

2012-05-18 / J&E represented at EEB colloquium on ACCC

A number of J&E representatives participated at the 14-15 May colloquium on the Aarhus Convention Co...

2012-05-10 / Vacancy at J&E!

J&E hires a fundraiser....

2012-04-30 / J&E trained Croatian law students

Zelena Akcija, member of J&E organized a training for law students in Croatia....

2012-04-13 / Kicking off 2012

Yesterday, on 12th April, J&E held the kick-off meeting of WP 2012 in Vienna....

2012-04-05 / LIFE+ application resubmission

Today J&E resubmitted its LIFE+ NGO operating grant application....

2012-03-21 / J&E reaction to Commission Communication

Justice and Environment reacts on the Communication of the Commission on improving the delivery of b...

2012-03-20 / Funding for J&E WP 2012

Justice and Environment was awarded a grant by the Commission under the LIFE+ funding scheme....

2012-03-19 / Access to Justice: Success at the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee

Austrian J&E member OEKOBUERO succeeded in a case at the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (AC...

2012-03-05 / Danube Regulation in Croatia

On the 28th of February 2012, J&E submitted - in collaboration with Croatian and international NGOS ...

2012-02-10 / What is happening in Germany?

Did you hear about the Trianel Case?...

2012-02-01 / All we made in 2011!

All what we, European environmental lawyers produced in 2011 within the implementation of our Annual...

2011-12-29 / ELD Newsletter No. 3

J&E issues its third ELD Newsletter....

2011-12-28 / Non-compliant Austria - Press Release of J&E

In its preliminary findings, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee found Austria non-compliant ...

2011-12-23 / ELD Newsletter No. 2

J&E issues its second ELD Newsletter....

2011-12-22 / Danube - Oder - Elbe Canal

Current status of the DOEC is still unclear....

2011-12-19 / ELD Newsletter No. 1

J&E issues its first ELD Newsletter....

2011-12-08 / Fair taxation of traffic

Conference in Austria on the external costs of road traffic, co-organized by Ökobüro, J&E and the ...

2011-11-15 / J&E AGM in Brussels

J&E has held its Annual General Meeting between 10-11 November in Brussels, in the EEB offices....

2011-11-14 / EIA Conference in Romania

Justice & Environment organizes a conference on EIA in Romania....

2011-10-31 / A little explanation: so what is RIR monitoring?

Those reading the website of J&E may be puzzled sometimes reading: RIR monitoring....

2011-10-24 / New Publication by EEB and others on the ACCC Case Law

European ECO Forum, Ökobüro, Resource & Analysis Center “Society and Environment” and the Euro...

2011-10-24 / Three new materials on Natura 2000

J&E has prepared three new materials related to the European regulation of the coherent ecological n...

2011-10-14 / Opinion on the END

J&E has prepared an opinion on the European Noise Directive....

2011-09-20 / EIA Conference in Romania

Justice & Environment will organize a conference/workshop on the topics of EIA and SEA in Romania th...

2011-08-22 / Climate law database on the internet

Justice and Environment member Ekologicky Pravni Servis has launched a website that collects relevan...

2011-08-05 / New financial manager at J&E

The search for a new financial manager has ended with a result....

2011-08-01 / J&E submitted a grant proposal to EuropeAid

CRJ (Romania), member of J&E, has submitted today a grant proposal to EuropeAid in partnership with ...

2011-07-15 / Work Plan 2011 - Press Release of J&E

J&E has approached a number of specialized environmental news agencies with its first press release ...

2011-07-01 / Pavel Cerny is member of the ACCC

Pavel Cerny, environmental lawyer from EPS, member of J&E was elected as member of the Aarhus Conven...

2011-07-01 / Transboundary Access to Justice

J&E offers legal help in transboundary A2J cases....

2011-06-30 / Very successful side event at MOP4

J&E lawyers held a very successful and interesting side event at the MOP4....

2011-06-29 / J&E at the MOP4

We are at the 4th Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus Convention....

2011-06-07 / J&E welcomes the findings of the ACCC

Justice & Environment, European Network of Environmental Law Organizations welcomes the most recent ...

2011-06-02 / New Chairman leading Justice and Environment

Thomas Alge from Ökobüro is the new Chairman of the association....

2011-05-03 / Long time on board, fresh in a new position

The General Meeting of Justice and Environment has appointed Csaba Kiss as the new coordinator of th...

2011-04-15 / LIFE+ 2011 Kick-off meeting

Members of Justice and Environment are meeting this weekend, 16th and 17th of April 2011, in Brno. T...

2011-01-26 / ANCLI 2nd Roundtable Report

ANCLI, the National Association of Local Information Committees (France) has organized the 2nd Round...

2010-11-24 / Access to justice under Aarhus Convention: project final report

J&E has issued final report of the project “Aarhus Convention - Practical meaning for EU Citizens ...

2010-10-07 / NGOs submit position paper on EIA Directive revision

The European Commission carried out a public consultation on a potential revison of the EIA Directiv...

2010-09-24 / Enlargement of Justice and Environment

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Justice and Environment held in Brussels has decided a major, 50%...

2010-06-04 / Justice and Environment requests legal review of the EU’s GMO potato decision

On 4 March 2010, the European Commission authorised the placing on the market of a genetically modif...

2010-05-26 / Press Release: Study reveals unequal access to justice in EU

Study reveals unequal access to justice in EU....

2010-05-25 / Report on Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

A new Report on Access to Justice in Environmental Matters is based on experiences with practical ap...

2010-05-25 / Access To Justice - Position Paper

This Position Paper summarizes the results of the Report on Access to Justice and other J&E’s rece...

2010-05-25 / Aarhus Toolkit

Short studies (“toolkits”) presented in this material are summarizing the most important experie...

2010-02-24 / Seveso II vs. Aarhus

The European Commmission aims to review the Seveso II directive 96/82 EC on industrial accidents....