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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).


Current sustainability information reported by companies across the EU is frequently insufficient and incomparable. High-quality and reliable public reporting by companies will help create a culture…
Members of the German National Hydrogen Council from civil society, including the German Climate Alliance and the German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation, are advocating for…
In 2015, the Ministry of the Environment made the PARTICIPA website available in recognition of the need to increase public involvement in decision-making in environmental matters. The aim of the…