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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 European Union and the United States have released joint guidance for online platforms, setting out 10 practical steps platforms can take globally to prevent, mitigate, and provide remedy for…
As part of the Secretary-General's Call to Action for Human Rights, a practical Guidance Note on Environmental Human Rights Defenders (EHRDs) has been released urging the UN to provide increased…
The EU's LIFE Programme offers funding opportunities to support environmental and climate actions. Life Calls for Proposals 2024, indicative budgets:Standard Action Projects (SAPs)Nature and…