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Analytical studies

In accordance with decision IV/2 on promoting effective access to justice adopted by the Meeting of the Parties at its fourth session (Chisinau, 29 June - 1 July 2011), the Task Force on Access to Justice was mandated to systematically collect information relating to the implementation of Article 9 of the Convention on issues identified in objective III/6 of the Strategic Plan 2009-2014 and prepare, studies, where appropriate, with the objective of identifying gaps in and providing recommendations for enhanced implementation on access to justice. 

Geographical scope

Title

Year

ENG

FRE

RUS

Handbook on Access to Justice under the Aarhus Convention

2003

ENG

Access to Justice: Remedies

2011

ENG

Paper on Costs in Environmental Procedure

2011

ENG

Approaches to Access

2011

ENG

EECCA

Access to Justice in Environmental Matters: Available Remedies, Timeliness and Costs in the EECCA countries
Completed questionnaires and previous drafts are available here.

2012

ENG

RUS

EU

Synthesis Report of the Study on the Implementation of Article 9, paras. 3 and 4, of the Aarhus Convention in Seventeen of the Member States of the European Union

2013

ENG

EU

Report on possible initiatives on access to justice in environmental matters and their socio-economic implications (courtesy of the European Commission)

2013

ENG
(full)
ENG
(summary)

EU

Study on environmental complaint-handling and mediation mechanisms at national level (courtesy of the European Commission)

2012

ENG

EECCA

Study on standing for individuals, groups and non-governmental organizations before courts in environmental cases in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova and Tajikistan.

2014

ENG

RUS

SEE

Study on access to justice in environmental matters in South-Eastern Europe (advance unedited copy)

2014

ENG

Spain

Study on access to justice in environmental matters in Spain

2013

ENG