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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 former British MP John Hemming filed a complaint to a UN committee concerning a dispute with the Birmingham City Council. Two years ago, Mr. Hemming had asked the City Council to clear garden…
The Country Counsellor from Vorarlberg, Johannes Rauch, presented the annual program of its department for the year 2017: A professional area support service is organised for the European nature…
Green Party peer Baroness Jones, who voted Leave, and Liberal Democrat Baroness Parminter, who backed Remain both assessed the risks and opportunities of the Brexit regarding UK environmental policy.