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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 the Spanish Supreme Court's decision that defined that environmental organizations are exempt from paying legal costs.
The article explains how and Irish farmer has been raising awareness to the fact that wind farm developments must comply with the environmental legislation in Europe. It cites the Aarhus Convention…
The article describes the challenge that has been brought by the Friends of the Irish Environment CLG to the Irish High Court, over a refusal by the Legal Aid Board to consider its application for…