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elni Forum 2020 - Online conference cycle

Making the most of the flexibility that the Corona pandemic demands of us, the elni launched a cycle of (online) events in 2020, with the all embracing question “Green Deal – A way forward for EU environmental legislation?”, while each event addressing another key aspect of the political agenda.

Find below more information on past and upcoming events.


3 June, Online webinar

  • The proposal for a EU Climate Law

Delphine Misonne, CEDRE, Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles
Welcome on behalf of elni and introduction

Marjan Peeters (Maastricht University)
The proposed EU climate law: towards climate neutrality in 2050

Short memo of the conference.
Link to the recording (external, youtube)

14 July, Online webinar

  • Access to Justice in EU and the Member States

Gerhard Roller (UAS Bingen)
Welcome and introduction on behalf of elni

Jerzy Jendroska (Opole University)
Access to justice: overview of the legal framework and key implementation issues
Link to recording (external, youtube)

Magdalena Bar (JJB & Partners Environmenal Lawyers)
Jurisprudence of CJEU regarding access to justice in the EU Member States
Anais Berthier (Client Earth)
Access to justice at the EU level
Link to recording (external, youtube)


14 October, Online webinar

  • Product policies for a Circular Economy

Martin Führ (Society for Institutional Analysis – sofia, at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences)
Welcome and introduction on behalf of elni: Policy context and main findings from the European Commission study „Information Flows on Substances of Concern” (link to the study)
Link to the recording (external, youtube)

Edmund Vankann (European Carpet and Rug Association - ecra)
Electronic Product Passport: Contributions to a Circular Economy
Link to the recording (external, youtube)


Upcoming events

We are pleased to invite our members to the events as outlined below.
Note that registration in advance (at least 2 days ahead of the respective event) is required. For registrations and related requests, please contact
The capacities of the events are limited, first come first served applies.

26 October

  • Reflections on Green Deal as way forward for EU environmental legislation and Anniversary event with regard to 20 years of elni

More details tba.