José Antonio Campos

José Antonio joined our Brussels office as an intern in summer 2016 after completing a traineeship with the Council of the EU, where he worked on issues relating to transparency, access to documents and Ombudsman complaints. Previously, he studied a Master in EU law (Carlos III University) and followed a course on EU environmental law. He carried out research on the protection of Spanish wetlands by EU and international law in the framework of his postgraduate studies. José Antonio was admitted to the Madrid Bar Association in 2014 and holds a degree in law from the Universities Complutense of Madrid and Paris-Sud, together with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Administration (UNED).

EU violating the Aarhus Convention: Public right to access to justice not yet assured

Pacta sunt servanda is a well-known principle for lawyers. It is a basic principle of civil law and it is widely used in international treaty law. But don’t panic, this article is not about legal language: It is all about common sense.

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EU violating the Aarhus Convention: Public right to access to justice not yet assured

Pacta sunt servanda is a well-known principle for lawyers. It is a basic principle of civil law and it is widely used in international treaty law. But don’t panic, this article is not about legal language: It is all about common sense.

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Commission turns a blind eye to public concerns on Member States’ compliance with EU environmental law

Conformity-checking studies on Member State’s compliance with EU environmental law remain sheltered from any public scrutiny. Commission’s non-disclosure policy of these studies is at odd with EU legislation on access to environmental information, which commits the EU institutions to actively disseminate information related to the environment.

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Commission turns a blind eye to public concerns on Member States’ compliance with EU environmental law

Conformity-checking studies on Member State’s compliance with EU environmental law remain sheltered from any public scrutiny. Commission’s non-disclosure policy of these studies is at odd with EU legislation on access to environmental information, which commits the EU institutions to actively disseminate information related to the environment.

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EU decision-making in the spotlight: transparency of trilogues

EU laws keep authorities in check – but how transparent is the decision-making process? An inquiry leaves questions unanswered.

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EU decision-making in the spotlight: transparency of trilogues

EU laws keep authorities in check – but how transparent is the decision-making process? An inquiry leaves questions unanswered.

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