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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).


This study explores the views of local people in Romania about land-use changes, and compares them to expert opinions. The authors discuss similarities and differences, and say that participation,…
Charges for supplying environmental information - such charges should include only other costs that do not arise from the establishment and maintenance of the registers, lists and facilities for…
Access to information - Two cumulative conditions must be fulfilled for disclosure of the external experts names who made certain comments on the draft of the guidance document for applicants who…