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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 OSCE will support a meeting by the Public Council to facilitate a platform for review and exchange opinions on the draft law on amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan's…
(Original text in Russian.) This opinion was expressed by the head of the NGO "Eco House", a member of the partnership "Green Network" Irina Sukhiy at a press conference in Minsk on November 6…
(Original text in German.) The Aarhus Convention provides for access to information and public participation in decision-making in environmental matters. It also requires a certain plant (EIA),…