Feb 21–22, 2017
Skopje, FYR of Macedonia
Regional Environmental Center
The REC will be organizing a two-day regional training on access to justice for the representatives of the civil society organisations from the FYR of Macedonia.
During the training the participants will get acquainted with access-to-justice rights and opportunities under the Aarhus Convention and national legislation. The format of the training offers in-depth discussions and exercises on strategies and methods preparations for and carrying out administrative and court procedures as well provides ideas how to overcome major difficulties and barriers in implementation of the access rights.
The training is based on the guidance material developed for the civil society and it uses local, regional together with other relevant case studies to illustrate the most problematic issues related to access to justice in environmental matters relevant to the country.
The training will be led by international trainer and lawyer Mr. Csaba Kiss supported by experienced national trainers.
The representatives from the CSOs dealing with human rights, environmental and/or gender issues as well as community-based organisations or youth organisations involved in the environmental or local decision-making, dealing with public participation, stakeholders’ involvement and conflict resolutions.
The training will be organised within the framework of the project “Better access to Justice in CEE” funded by the German Federal Environment Ministry’s Advisory Assistance Programme (AAP) for environmental protection in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia and other countries neighbouring the European Union and supervised by the German Environment Agency (UBA).