NEWS

Who is right? A few interesting things regarding a park development in Budapest

Budapest has a well-known and highly valued park that has been a refuge for city dwellers since the late 19th century, called Városliget. The literal translation is... 19-02-2019

Subsidies driving destructive hydropower boom in the Western Balkans

Enes Cerimagic, Energy and Climate Topic Leader (J&E/Croatia) and Pippa Gallop, CEE Bankwatch 13-02-2019

Discussions of Estonia’s energy and climate future pick up momentum

Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer, Estonian Environmental Law Center (J&E/Estonia) 05-02-2019

2 meetings in Brussels

Last week we attended 2 meetings in Brussels First, on 22 January, a meeting was held with the participation of Milieu Ltd. legal experts and a few invited NGOs that are active... 31-01-2019

Federal States of Austria release first legislative drafts to implement access to justice

The Federal States of Styria, Upper Austria and Lower Austria have released their first draft amendments to implement the second and third pillar of the Aarhus Convention –... 31-01-2019

MEET OUR MEMBER: Frank Bold Society – innovating business combined with non-profit solving social and environmental issues.

Frank Bold is a purpose-driven law firm using the power of business combined with a non-profit approach to solving social and environmental problems. We are a fifty-person law... 29-01-2019

When will environmental NGOs be granted access to the EU Courts?

United Nations' special body, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee found the EU in breach of the Convention in 2017 for not guaranteeing access to the EU Courts for... 24-01-2019

What will the new Hungarian law on administrative courts bring for access to justice?

After much protest from the opposition parties in the Parliament, the Government’s overwhelming majority voted in favor of a new law (Act of Parliament No. 130 of 2018 on... 22-01-2019

First Austrian province presented draft law on implementation of Access to Justice

Following the implementation of access to justice in environmental matters by the federal government in the fields of water protection, waste management and air quality, back in... 14-01-2019

Improving Access to Justice – Focus on Central Europe

J&E is operating the Visegrad 4 Aarhus Center, where our member organizations from Czechia, Hungary and Slovakia and our partners from Poland are at the service of the... 22-12-2018