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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).


Eco-Justice project aims to strengthen the environmental rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina by improving access to environmental justice, promoting human rights and supporting people-centered…
The User-Centred Energy Systems has published this study assessing 98 cases of public engagement in energy infrastructure projects. The case studies mainly focus on renewable energy production (e.g…
The draft UNECE Policy Recommendation No. 49: 'Transparency at Scale' is currently open for public review. Recommendation 49 was born out of the increasing demand for policy action that ensures…