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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 article covers a meeting of an Austrian Provincial Government in which the government bill for the amendment of the Nature and Landscape Protection Act was decided. Among the main points of the…
The article reports on the French government's Great National Debate, which ran from January 15 to April 8, 2019. Ecological transition is one of the four themes of the debates, and the article…
The opinion elaborates on how to concile technological innovations that are changing our society, such as artificial intelligence and other digital technologies, with the respect to values as, for…