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  • European Parliament calls on the Commission to propose legislation on Access to Justice in Member States and the EU

    On 15 November, the European Parliament adopted Resolution 2017/2819 calling on the Commission to ensure better implementation of EU nature laws by proposing legislation on access to justice in Member States and the EU.

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    EU court enforces transparency obligations in Commission administrative procedures

    New analysis by Maximillian Kemp – EU court enforces transparency obligations in Commission administrative procedures.

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    European Parliament adopts Resolution on EU Action for Sustainability

    In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a resolution on “Transforming our world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development”. This resolution established 17 sustainable development goals and overall 169 targets to be reached by 2030.

  • New Commission strategy: infringement proceedings only for policy priorities

    The Commission has clarified its new strategy to only open infringement proceedings where they align with its policy priorities

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    Anaïs Berthier

  • Anne Friel, Lawyer, European Union Aarhus Centre, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Anne Friel

  • Kristina Gasparovicova, Project Co-ordinator, Environmental Democracy, ClientEarth

    Kristina Gasparovicova

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    Ludwig Krämer

  • Diane Vandesmet, Events and Communications officer, ClientEarth

    Diane Vandesmet

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