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EELF contribution to 2019 ICLG Environment & Climate Change Law


EELF board members Jerzy Jendroska, Moritz Reese & Lorenzo Squintani were invited by GLG Publishers to provide a complementary contribution on behalf of the EELF to the 2019 edition of the renown International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) on Environmental & Climate Change Laws and Regulations. The EELF contribution deals with "New Developments in Access to Justice and Environmental Litigation". The ICLG features general chapters as well as country reports from 26 jurisdictions on common issues in environment and climate change law. All contributions are available open access here.

CALL OPEN: 7th EELF annual conference

Environmental Law for Transitions to Sustainability - Circular economy, climate change, water resource management and sustainable biodiversity

28-30 August 2019, Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL), Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Please find further information and the call for papers here.



6th EELF annual conference 12-14 September 2018 in Como, Italy - Environmental loss & damage: attribution, liability, compensation and restoration
Congratulations and cordial thanks to the organizers and to all participants 
for making this conference such a great success!

The conference was hosted by Insubria University, Como. Please find further information HERE. The presentations will soon be available to EELF members on this website.

EELF-ELA Workshop in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Monday 22 October 2018, 13.00-16.45, on the premises of the European Environment Agency, Kongens Nytorv 6, Copenhagen, Denmark

In order to strengthen the working relationship between Academia and the European Environment Agency (EEA) in the field of environmental protection, the European Environmental Law Forum (EELF) organizes a workshop focusing on the relationship between environmental information and the general public. For further information please see here.


Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Edited by Helle Tegner Anker and Birgitte Egelund Olson
2018  | ISBN 978-1-78068-759-9 | 257 p.
for more information please click here


Procedural Environmental Rights

Edited by Jerzy Jendroska & Magdalena Bar
'Procedural Environmental Rights: Principle X in Theory and Practice' provides an overview of various aspects of the current status, development and practice of rights of access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters following their codification as non-binding principles in Principle X of the Rio Declaration.
Please find further information here.
ISBN 9781780686103 


The Effectiveness of Environmental Law

Edited by Sandrine Maljean-Dubois
June 2017  | ISBN 978-1-78068-467-3 | 348 pp.
for more information please click here
Special EELF member price: 
37.50 € / 45 US$ / 36 GB pounds


EU Environmental and Planning Law Aspects 
Large-Scale Projects

Edited by Bernard Vanheusden & Lorenzo Suintani
March 2016 | Intersentia | ISBN 978178068381
This book offers a selection of the contributions
presented at the 2nd EELF Conference in Brussels.
for more information see the publisher's website


Sustainable Energy United in Diversity: Challenges and Approaches in Energy Transition in the EU
Edited by L. Squintani and H.H.B. Vedder with M. Reese and B. Vanheusden.
Download the first volume of our open source, peer-reviewed publication series here...

EELF Workshop| Brussels 2016

EELF Brussels Workshop "Commission meets Academia" on 17 June 2016. The organizers wish to thank all participants for making this workshop such a fruitful experience. The program is still available here. Written contributions are published with the Journal for European Enviornmental and Planning Law 2016 (13) issue 3&4

EELF 2015

Video | 2015 EELF Conference

The 2015 EELF Conference, hosted by Centre d'Edtudes et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires (CERIC) in Aix-en-Provence, provided a fruitful platform for scholars, practitioners and decision makers to discuss the effectiveness of environmental law.
Watch the Conference video now...


EELF membership is open to all environmental law professionals, scholars and students who credibly prove their serious professional engagement in environmental law; it implies no fees and offers unique networking, communication and participation opportunities.  Read more...