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Wednesday, September 23 • 11:30 - 12:45
Using access to environmental information rules

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Pesticides? Air pollution? Climate emissions? Learn how to get access to environmental information on national and international level. Use the powerful freedom of information laws concerning the government, where public interest gets a lot of weight. Meet a specialised lawyer in the field to give you advice on how to get going. All EU member states and institutions have strong access to document legislation in the field.

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Brigitte Alfter

director, Arena for Journalism
Brigitte Alfter ist eine deutsch-dänische Journalistin, Geschäftsführerin für Redaktionelles bei Arena for Journalism in Europe und Dozentin Journalismus an der Universität Göteborg. Nach Jahren als Journalistin auf fallen Niveaus vom Lokaljournalismus bis zur EU-Korrespondentin... Read More →

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Daniel Simons

Senior Legal Counsel Strategic Defence, Greenpeace International Legal Unit
I'm a senior legal counsel at Greenpeace International, responsible for risks arising from campaigns (publications, investigations and protests).In practice, much of my work resembles that of a lawyer working with a media outlet. I assist investigations and communications staff by... Read More →

Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:30 - 12:45 CEST