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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).


For the first time worldwide, the transmission of both a direct and an alternating current is supposed to be carried out on the same electrical tower, a so-called hybrid mast in Eitelborn, Germany.…
In November 2016, a meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs under the Aarhus Convention was held in Geneva. The event once again took place without the…
The OSCE office in Yerevan recently held a workshop on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the context of recent constitutional and legal developments in Armenia in co-operation with…