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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 Federal Republic of Germany from time to time gets into trouble with the EU because the country is more negligent in the implementation of guidelines and regulations than other Member States.…
The overwhelming majority of responses received by environmental NGOs and private firms condemn the MoJ’s proposal to change to the Civil Procedures Rules in respect of costs in environmental cases.…
The environmental organisation ANSE has filed an appeal against the resolution of the General Directorate of Transport, Coasts and Ports of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia that…