About this event
This session will provide the opportunity to present the access to justice hurdles in Spain, Estonia, Germany and France, as well as to share national best practices and possible recommendations. Thanks to our European project on access to justice, and especially our seminars, we gathered experiences of various legal professionals and thus gained a comprehensive understanding of the access to justice state of play in these jurisdictions.
This is the second session of the virtual conference that closes our 3 years European project on access to justice funded by the European Commission LIFE Programme.
Conference Chair: Dr. Áine Ryall, Co-Director, Centre for Law & the Environment, University College Cork & Vice-Chair of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee.
With kind regards,
Kathleen Pauleweit works at the UfU in the Dept of Environmental Law & Participation and is PhD candidate at the University of Kassel. Former intern at the Secretariat of the Aarhus Convention, she holds a master's degree in Environmental Law and a bachelor's degree in Comparative and European Law.
Ana Barreira is a lawyer, Director and founding member of the International Institute for Law and the Environment IIDMA, a non-for-profit environmental law and policy center. She participates in negotiations and has published extensively on international, EU and national environmental law and policy
Arnaud Schwartz is the President of France Nature Environnement, the biggest french environmental organisation, a network of almost 3.500 associations gathering about 900.000 citizens. He is also member of the EEB law working group, and a member of the European Economic and Social Committee.
Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer is a public interest lawyer and co-manage the Estonian Environmental Law Center (EELC). Familiar with national and international access to justice legal matters, she has been advising the local community, individual citizens, civic organizations and administrative body officials
We use the power of the law to bring about systemic change: informing, implementing and enforcing the law, drafting and advising decision-makers on policy, building legal expertise, and ensuring citizens’ access to the laws that defend them.
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