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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).


Earlier this week, the Planning Authority in Malta claimed that environmental NGOs do not have the right to legally dispute large-scale projects. It justifies this statement with the fact that a…
Citizens who want to prevent the installation of a new business park in their vicinity accuse the Senate of deprivation of the district assembly’s power. Earlier, the district exchange had rejected…
The OSCE Centre in Bishkek conducted a training for Kyrgyz judges as part of its project on promoting environmental security through dialogue and enhanced disaster risk reduction. The concrete aim of…