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A number of side events will be organized in the lead up to the seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention, the fourth session of the Protocol on PRTRs and their joint High-level online from 11 to 15 October 2021.

Provisional timeline for the side events with the Organisers’ contacts is available here. The programmes of the side events will be made available on this webpage in due course. For any questions regarding side events, including connection details and registration, please contact the respective Organisers directly.As you could see, the side events will address a number of important topics. Their informal settings will allow participants to share diverse examples related to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention and the Protocol on PRTRs and benefit from this learning experience. We therefore strongly encourage you to reserve time for the side-events in your diaries and we very much count on your active participation.

For all questions regarding side events, including connection details and registration, please contact the respective Organisers directly (not the secretariat).

     
Date & Time (CET)
Title / Programme / Connection details
(language: English)
Organizer / Contact
     
11 Oct
10:00 – 12:00
Guaranteeing Aarhus-protected rights in International Climate Governance
Registration
Center for International Environmental Law

Contact:
sduyck[at]ciel.org

 

     
11 Oct
13:00 – 15:00
 
Enhancement of Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in the Western Balkan countries and the Republic of Moldova
Registration
Participatio Ltd.
RECs Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and EcoContact

Contact:
mtothnagy[at]teammembers.rec.org
 
     
11 Oct
15:00 – 17:00
Defend the Defenders 2021
Registration

 

Earthjustice, Arnika,
Guta Association
Contact:
yves.lador[at]bluewin.ch

 

 

 

 

12 Oct
10:00 – 12:00
Improving environmental data sharing under the European Green Deal through digitalization
MS Teams Registration
European Environment Agency

Contact:
adriana.gheorghe[at]eea.europa.eu
 
     
12 Oct
13:00 – 15:00
Young and marginalised:
An assessment of barriers and opportunities for young environmentalists accessing justice using the Aarhus Convention
Registration
Youth and Environment Europe
European Environmental Bureau

Contact:
pegah[at]yeenet.eu
 
     
12 Oct
15:00 – 17:00
 
Aarhus Convention and sustainable spatial planning
Registration
 
Arnika

Contact:
martin.skalsky[at]arnika.org
 

 

 

 

13 Oct
10:00 – 12:00 CET
Environmental defenders and ombudsman-towards new legal frameworks?
English/French
Registration Access Link (code in the flyer)
CIDCE

Contact:
emilie.gaillard[at]sciencespo-rennes.fr
 
     
13 Oct
13:00 – 15:00
Practical implementation of the Aarhus Convention: perspective of civil society
Registration
Arnika, Aarhus Centre Sarajevo and ECO-Tiras

Contact:
martin.skalsky[at]arnika.org
     
13 Oct
15:00 – 17:00
Access to justice against corporate environmental harm and courts jurisdiction in international context

Zoom access link

Earthjustice

Contact:
yves.lador[at]bluewin.ch
     
14 Oct
10:00 – 12:00
 
Recent developments regarding access to justice (ACCC & case law)

Zoom access link
Justice&Environment
ClientEarth

Contact:
summer_kern[at]
justiceandenvironment.org
 
     
14 Oct
13:00 – 15:00
 
PRTRs: the evidence base instrument for the right to know our environment?

Registration
Earthjustice and GEN

Contact:
yves.lador[at]bluewin.ch
     
14 Oct
15:00 – 17:00
 
Recommendations on Electronic Information Tools:
Using citizen science effectively within the Aarhus context
Zoom Registration
European Citizen Science Association

Contact:
m.haklay[at]ucl.ac.uk
 

 

 

 

15 Oct
10:00 – 12:00
 
PRTR: Entering the digital age for industrial activities
Registration
European Environmental Bureau

Contact:
christian.schaible[at]eeb.org
 
     
15 Oct
13:00 – 15:00
 
Welcome Guinea-Bissau: opening a new dimension for Aarhus

Registration
Earthjustice, GEN and European ECO Forum

Contact:
yves.lador[at]bluewin.ch
     
15:00 – 17:00
 
Cooperation between the Aarhus Convention and the Escazú Agreement to promote the protection of access rights and of environmental defenders

Registration
Zoom link (passcode in the file)
Guta Association,
CIEL, EarthJustice, EarthRights, EEB and ECLAC

Contact:
mtothnagy[at]teammembers.rec.org