Naar een Europees actierecht voor milieuorganisaties? De wenselijkheid van een handhavingsrol voor milieuorganisaties op Europees niveau beoordeeld aan de hand van Nederlandse en Amerikaanse ervaringen

Translated title of the contribution: Towards European Standing Rights for Environmental NGOs?

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

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This LLM dissertation was published by the Dutch Association for Environmental Law and was awarded with the Piet Gilhuis for the best dissertation from a Dutch university in environmental law (2012-2013). The thesis argues that environmental NGOs should be awarded private enforcement rights under EU law, based upon a critical comparison of the functioning of and experiences with action rights for environmental NGOs in Dutch and American civil procedure laws respectively.
Translated title of the contributionTowards European Standing Rights for Environmental NGOs?
Original languageOther
Awarding Institution
  • Leiden University
Thesis sponsors
Place of PublicationLeiden
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013


  • environmental NGOs
  • European regulation
  • private enforcement rights
  • European Union
  • EU law

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