OEKOBUERO consists of 16 NGOs promoting environmental nature & animal protection. It was established in January 1993 as coordinator of the Austrian environmental organizations Greenpeace Austria, WWF Austria, Friends of the Earth Austria and Umweltforum - forum of Austrian scientists for environmental protection.
OEKOBUERO is member of the Network Justice & Environment. Justice & Environment (J&E) is a European Network of Environmental Law Organisations, working in Europe and consisting of organisations from different countries dealing with environmental law solely or as one of their activities.
OEKOBUERO acts as a focal point to legal experts for the EU member states and candidate countries NGOs on complaints on local, national as well as Convention level, as well as informing NGOs about the work of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee of the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (1998, Aarhus Convention).