Public workshop on the Aarhus Convention 26 November 2013

Expert training in Dublin on the Aarhus Convention
The Environmental Pillar is organising events today to deliver training to lawyers, activists and government officials on the Aarhus Convention and its compliance mechanism.
Professor Jerzy Jendroska, a member of the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Convention will be instrumental in helping the Environmental Pillar to deliver the training. Ireland’s compliance with the Convention only became enforceable in September this year, so this is the first time that such training will be given in Ireland.
Public workshops on the Aarhus Convention rights
Public workshops will also be held in Galway on Saturday 30 November (10:30am to 4:30pm in the Menlo Park Hotel) and in Dublin on Saturday 7 December (10am to 4pm in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane). The workshops will help ordinary citizens to understand their rights and to access information on the environment. The format will involve inputs from environmental lawyers and activists with expertise in this area  The three pillars of the Convention – information, participation and justice – will be discussed as well as a detailed case study.
The workshops are free but registration is required by emailing