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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 in Europe

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Daniel Simons

Legal Officer for Freedom of Assembly, Expression and Information, Open Society Foundations
I'm a senior legal counsel at Greenpeace International, responsible for the defensive arm of our Legal Unit's activities. In practice, my work largely resembles that of a lawyer working with a media outlet. I assist investigations and communications staff by helping them use access... Read More →

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