Latest news on the applications of the Aarhus Convention on access to information, participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters.

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    ClientEarth lawyers win ground-breaking legal victory for EU transparency and accountability

    In a landmark judgment for participatory democracy, Europe’s top court has ruled in favour of ClientEarth lawyers in a long-running case for greater transparency in the European Union.

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    Bulgarian president rejects cost hike on green court cases

    President cites “drastically increased fees” and warns of major threat to Bulgarian democracy.

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    Access to justice update from ClientEarth and Justice and Environment

    Find more about the EU Council’s decision on Aarhus, Hungarian ruling on access to justice and EU Ombudsman’s decision on State aid matters…

  • Hungarian Court rules that lack of information cannot be an obstacle to access to justice

    Hungarian court rules that no one can be deprived of their right to a legal remedy if they had no reasonable way to know about an administrative act.

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