Legal experts in environmental matters

Guidelines for participation and legal aid

In period from March 2012 to March 2013, EELC carried out a project “Information and counselling campaign “Know how to participate””. The project seeked to achieve better decision-making in environmental matters – one where citizens and NGOs  participate with relevant statements at an appropriate stage, enabling the environmental decision-makers to consider their interests. The aim was to reduce conflicts and litigation in environmental matters and to improve the quality of decisions.

In course of the project, EELC  focused on two important directions:

Guidelines for participation (in Estonian)

“Information and counselling campaign “Know how to participate”” (in Estonian)

The project was financed by Environmental Investment Centre; the budget was € 19 458.