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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).


Access to Justice for a Greener Europe aims to improve the implementation and enforcement of the European Union environmental law by providing the public with effective access to justice, such as…
The European Commission published Roadmap/Inception Impact Assessment Ares(2018)2432060 "EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the area of access to justice in environmental matters" which is…
The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety entered into force on 5 March 2018. Adopted on 15 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, as a…