Series of webinars “Right to clean air and access to justice” January – February 2020


We are launching a series of three webinars on the right to clean air and access to justice.

This series of webinars is organised within the EARL A2J project (Access to Justice – Education and Awareness raising of Legal professionals), funded by the European commission LIFE programme.

It is intended for public interest lawyers, judges, public authorities and NGOs.

“Right to Clean Air and Access to Justice: Who can go to Court?”

  • General introduction on the air quality directive
  • Case law of the CJEU on standing of citizens and NGOs
  • National jurisdictions : challenges (Poland) & good practices (Germany, France)

This webinar will be held on January 29 2020  at 12.30 – 1.30pm CET – Brussels time (11.30 – 12.30 pm GMT – London time).

Presenters :
Ugo Taddei, Clean Air lawyer, ClientEarth
Boleslaw Matuszewski, Climate Energy lawyer, ClientEarth

“Right to Clean Air and Access to Justice: procedural and substantial review by the judge.”

  • Case law of the CJEU on scope of review in environmental matters
  • National jurisdictions: challenges (Poland, Bulgaria) & good practices (Germany, UK)

This webinar will be held on February 12 2020 at 12.30 – 1.30pm CET – Brussels time (11.30 – 12.30 pm GMT – London time).

Presenters :
Ugo Taddei, Clean Air lawyer, ClientEarth
Boleslaw Matuszewski, Climate Energy lawyer, ClientEarth
Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan, Clean Air lawyer, ClientEarth
Caroline Douhaire, lawyer, Geulen & Klinger Rechtsanwälte.

“Right to Clean Air and Access to Justice: How can the judgments be enforced?”

  • General EU law requirements on effective judicial protection and remedies
  • Recent ruling of the CJEU in case C-752/18, Deutsche Umwelthilfe eV v Freistaat Bayern about air pollution in Munich
  • Liberty to apply in UK courts

This webinar will be held on February 26 at 12.30 – 1.30 pm CET- Brussels time (11.30-12.30pm London time)

Presenters :
Ugo Taddei, Clean Air lawyer, ClientEarth
Boleslaw Matuszewski, Climate Energy lawyer, ClientEarth
Katherine Nield, Clean Air lawyer, ClientEarth
Sebastian Bechtel, Environmental Democracy lawyer, ClientEarth



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