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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).


Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko vetoed a bill which is supposed to establish legal and organisational arrangements of environmental impact assessment, ensuring Ukraine’s compliance with the…
I remember in 1985 when I was 19 years old and read a new Danish book called “Handbook for Bush Sneakers” (translated literally). It described how as an environmental activist you could sneak around…
The Maltese Nationalist Party has accused the Environment and Resources Authority of intentionally blocking the process of a serious and effective public consultation regarding the Integrated…