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Environmental Legal Advice

Environmental Legal Advice for Governments and EU Institutions

Since its foundation Umweltbundesamt has been covering a wide range of sectors of EU Environmental Policy with its technical expertise. In recent years Umweltbundesamt has expanded its expertise in the field of international environmental law with a view to covering new fields of research and consultancy serves based on an interdisciplinary approach.

 

Our environmental lawyers are involved in a large number of institution and capacity building projects, such as EU Twinning projects in Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Ukraine. In these projects they perform assessments of the current legislation, draw up tables of concordance and give recommendations for drafting of new legislation aligned with EU requirements. Our environmental lawyers are also involved in these projects as trainers, holding seminars on EU legislations and options for implementation into national legislation.

 

On EU level we have been giving advice to stakeholders during the law making procedure in the European Parliament, while for Austrian Government institutions recently we have been preparing a comparative study with the aim to identify best European practice on an issue of urban planning.