I do believe that those who know law should not hide it from but share it with the public. And that we lawyers cannot serve those few that exploit the environment but we have to serve those many who would like to enjoy clean air, clean water, nature and health. This is what access to justice in environmental matters means to me.

Csaba Kiss

Environmental attorney

Dr. jur. Csaba Kiss (1970, Hungary) is environmental attorney at the Environmental Management and Law Association (EMLA), Budapest (Hungary). His field of work is environmental legal research and litigation. He studied law at the ELTE University of Budapest and wrote his final thesis at the TU Delft (the Netherlands) in international water law. Later he obtained an environmental lawyer (1998) and an environmental engineer (2000) postgraduate diploma. He is currently director of EMLA. He is a member of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, formerly a member of the National Environmental Council of Hungary (2009-2013).

Csaba Kiss is also the Coordinator of the Justice & Environment network of public interest environmental law organisations based in the EU, producing legal analyses, case studies, policy papers and strategic complaints in environmental legal issues in the respective member states.

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