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Welcome to the Aarhus Clearinghouse for Environmental Democracy.
This web portal showcases information on laws and practices relevant to the public's right to:
• access environmental information
• participate in environmental decision-making, and
• achieve justice on environmental matters

The Aarhus Clearinghouse provides information relevant to the implementation of Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development at the global and regional level, as well as national levels all over the world. It also facilitates the collection, dissemination and exchange of information related to the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (in short: Aarhus Convention).


The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) hosted a side-event at the Meeting of the Parties for the Aarhus convention and Protocol on PRTRs with members of the Aarhus Centers…
Parties to the Aarhus Convention endorsed the findings of the Compliance Committee on the failure to allow the public to participate in the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant at the…
A high court in England ruled that the variable cost provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules “need further clarification.” The rules change the fixed costs for Aarhus related cases to variable. Two…