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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 article by Living Asia reflects on the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention in Budva, Montenegro that took place in September 2017. The article discusses a few key take-away's from…
The webinar on Environmental Human Rights Defenders is a joint effort by UN Environment and OHCHR develop a common UN system-wide understanding of the protection challenges faced by environmental…
Justice and Environment has prepared a position paper explaining the current state of affairs for the EU's policies on infringement documents. The paper also explains the work that Justice and…