NEWS

Roman Anniversary of the Aarhus Convention

The process leading up to the signing of the Aarhus Convention is already history. This historical moment was recently reenacted when people who are also part of history met... 11-06-2018

Several new possibilities for environmental NGOs open after NGOs’ Act entered into force

Polona Valič, environmental NGO net Plan B for Slovenia Senka Šifkovič-Vrbica, Legal Information Centre for NGOs (Slovenia) 04-06-2018

Assessing environmental impacts on water bodies

Recent comparative legal study carried out by Justice and Environment (J&E) in seven EU Member countries aims to provide evidence of the application of a particular... 31-05-2018

A well-conducted impact assessment leads to an improvement of the project for nature, people as well as the economy

Interview with J&E Environmental Assessments Topic Leader and J&E Chairman Siim Vahtrus 29-05-2018

Legal fight to save the Adriatic

Our member Croatian NGO Zelena akcija / FoE Croatia filed a lawsuit last week at the Rijeka Administrative Court against the Ministry for Environment and Energy’s report on... 23-05-2018

Summer Kern: Access to Justice in environmental matters is widely acknowledged as being by far the weakest, least implemented part of the Convention

The Aarhus Convention, which was signed in 1998 and entered into force in 2001, has represented something quite incredible from its very first inception, namely... 22-05-2018

We are in the Citta Eterna!

J&E is in Rome, attending the 20th Anniversary event of the Aarhus Convention organized by EEB and the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea. Follow our tweets... 15-05-2018

UN General Assembly Decides to Establish Working Group Aimed at Identifying Gaps in International Environmental Law

The General Assembly adopted a resolution by which it decided to establish a working group to identify gaps in international environmental law, and possibly convene a... 14-05-2018

A genuine right to challenge EU decisions in court

The European Union needs to stand up for environmental democracy and provide access to justice – to ensure respect for the rule of law, to maintain its environmental leadership,... 07-05-2018

Justice & Environment PRESS RELEASE

Complaint to the Commission lodged today as the practice of environmental assessments in member states has proven illegal 02-05-2018