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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).


On 17-19 January 2017, the experts convened in Paris at the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Workshop on Stakeholder Involvement in Nuclear Decision Making to compare their vast array of…
Since its inception in 2002, the European Food safety Authority (EFSA) has produced risk assessments for more than 4,400 substances in over 1,650 Scientific Opinions, Statements and Conclusions…
The European MEP Marina Albiol alerted the European Commission of the individualized temporary storage project in the Cofrentes nuclear power plant. The European Parliament, which received the…