elni Review 2013, pp. 2-6. https://doi.org/10.46850/elni.2013.001
This article reviews the conference of the Environmental Law Network International (ELNI) dedicated to “EU Environmental Impact Assessment Directive - challenges and perspectives in the light of the past experiences and the recent proposal for amendment”, which took place at the University of Wrocław in Poland on 23 and 24 May 2013. The conference was addressed to both experts from the practice and academics dealing with different aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and brought together almost 250 participants from 24 countries worldwide. The aim of the conference was to review and discuss the recent proposal of the European Commission to amend the EIA Directive and bring it face to face with practical experiences with EIA at international and national level, in particular in the light of the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the EU and national courts.