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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).


While activities which have an effect on the environment, like the building of industrial plants, are protected through subjective rights and legally enforceable, equivalent rights for nature are…
According to Colin Wilson, head of UK infrastructure at DLA Piper, the coming Brexit offers a unique opportunity to get major infrastructure building programmes started, which the UK needs in order…
A recent study on the occasion of the Austrian Green Party’s 30th anniversary found that the majority of eligible voters would like them to focus more on environmental protection. Indeed, green…