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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 Venetian architect Fernando De Simone is trying to raise awareness about the risks relating to the LPG system to be built in Chioggi, Italy. He has developed a simulation of the area at risk in…
With regard to the Rosatom NPP to be build in Belarus, the country has accused Lithuania of politization the matter. However, the NPP construction was of political rather than economic nature right…
The organisation “Ecologistes in Acció” from Valencià Country opposes the construction of an Individual Temporary Storage (ATI) at the Cofrentes nuclear power plant. The environmental organisation…