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elni Forum 2011: "Access to Documents at European Level – key issues and practical experiences"

The event offered the opportunity to discuss access to documents issues in environmental law from different point of views.









with an introduction by

Bondine Kloostra, Lawyer at Van Den Biesen Boesveld Advocaten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands:
Key issues on access to documents to environmental information, including a recent decision of the ECJ (Stichting Natuur en Milieu)
Vito Buonsante, Lawyer at ClientEarth, Brussels, Belgium:
Practical experiences in access to documents, including the access to documents held by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Jean-François Brakeland, Head of Unit A2: Compliance promotion, governance and legal issues, DG Environment, European Commission, Brussels:
Point of view of the European Commission

Bondine Kloostra presented key issues on access to documents to environmental information, including a recent decision of the ECJ (Stichting Natuur en Milieu). Vito Buonsante presented practical experiences in access to documents, including the access to documents held by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Jean-François Brakeland provided the point of view of the European Commission.


Further information

The elni Forum 2011 took place in the EU Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (KoWi), Rue du Trône 98, 1050 Brussels, 8th Floor.