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

Let the digital quest for justice for all leave no one behind

The rallying cry of “justice for all” is synonymous with human rights and civil movements throughout history, and even a 1988 album title for heavy metal band Metallica.... 18-05-2018

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

Spain urged to tackle maritime emissions

The environmental impact of international shipping emissions in Spanish coastal areas should spur the government to join EU partners in creating a Mediterranean emissions... 24-04-2018

Slovak non-governmental law organisation VIA IURIS to challenge Regional Court´s decision denying CJEU’s case law on access to justice

VIA IURIS is going to challenge Regional Court´s decision in cassation before the Supreme Court. The decision challenged collides with CJEU´s case law on access to justice,... 16-04-2018