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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 Commission has initiated several projects on environmental information management and reporting (a workshop will be held Brussels on 8 February 2018) and on developing an assessment…
The study examined legal questions on access to justice – of environmental-NGOs, individuals and municipalities – and the extent and the intensity of the judicial review which are of special…
Living Asia reports that on 28 December 2017 activists of the Russian NGO Ecological Watch for the North Caucasus (EVSC) were attacked. The coordinator of this organization, Mr. Andrei Rudomakha, was…