The Hague Environmental Law Facility Lecture on 'The European Aarhus Space'

01 - 01 May 2014
  • Starts at: 15:00h
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: Institute for Environmental Security
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Institute for Environmental Security
  • Address: Anna Paulownastraat 103
    The Hague
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The Hague Environmental Law Facility (HELF) Lecture:

"The European Aarhus Space: The Role of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, the ECHR and the CJEU"

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ellen Hey, Professor of International Law, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University and Visiting Professorial Fellow (2013-2015), School of Law, University of New South Wales

Drawing on her extensive research in this matter, and her membership in the Aarhus Compliance Committee, Prof. Hey will discuss the manner in which this unique Convention through its own Compliance Committee and the case law of both the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union has shaped the manner in which Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters are regulated in Europe. 

Date: Thursday 1 May 2014
Time: 15.00 hours
Venue: Institute for Environmental Security, Anna Paulownastraat 103, The Hague (please note that the next HELF Lecture will take place at the Asser Institute again) 
Registration: Attending the lecture is for free, but we kindly ask you to register by sending an e-mail to: with your personal details (Title, Gender, Affiliation, Position, Country and Email Address).