3rd ELIG Environmental Law Seminar: Celebrating and reflecting on the Aarhus Convention

Event:3rd ELIG Environmental Law Seminar: Celebrating and reflecting on the Aarhus Convention*

Date: July 14th 2018

Venue: The Honourable Society of King’s Inns, Henrietta St, Inns Quay, Dublin 1

To mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters – the Aarhus Convention, the seminar reflected upon aspects of the Convention, and some future challenges, and in particular its implementation and effects in Ireland.

We were honoured to have the Hon Mr. Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice and also Dr Áine Ryall, UCC School of Law and Vice Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Convention as
chairs, and speakers and chairs from the European Commission, the legal profession and the eNGO community.

The event was targeted at environmental decision makers from across Government Departments and State Agencies – such as the EPA, An Bord Pleanála, Ombudsman, the Attorney General and CSSO; the judiciary and legal profession, academics, interested members of the Oireachtas and our own eNGO community.

AgendaELIG Environmental Law Seminar

Presentations:

*5.5 Hours Group Study CPD