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ACCC/C/2024/207 European Union

Case status: Pending.
Topics: Access to information. 
Articles alleged: 4(1) and (4). 
Articles considered by the Committee:
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance:
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 2 January 2024 by Fundación Montescola, an environmental non-governmental organization. The communication alleged that the European Union failed to comply with article 4(1) and (4) of the Convention in connection with access to environmental information regarding the New Exploration Technologies project.

Document Status Date received or posted by the secretariat
Annex 1: Correspondence on explanation needed in Valoriza Mineria report
Annex 2: Negative reply to application for access to documents
Annex 3: Confirmatory application for access to documents
Annex 4: Decision of EU Commission
Annex 5: Document 1 San Finx Operations - Report with one attachment
Annex 6: Document 1.1. San Finx Mine and NEXT Update
Annex 7: Document 2. NEXT: San Finx - Further Clarifications with one attachment
Annex 8: Document 3. NEXT: Explanations - San Finx Documentation
From the communicant 02.01.2024
Annex 9: Proposal for a solution on the EU Commission’s refusal to give full public access to documents
Annex 10: Reply of the EU Commission to the proposal for a solution from the European Ombudsman
Annex 11: Decision on the EU Commission’s refusal to give full public access to documents 
Written statement on preliminary admissibility From the communicant 20.02.2024
Letters to the Party concerned and the communicant enclosing Committee's determination of preliminary admissibility and forwarding the communication for the Party concerned's response From the secretariat 05.03.2024