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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).


(Original article in German.) At the Regional Court Korneuburg began on Wednesday a three-day process to contaminate ground water in the catchment area of the work of Kwizda Agro in Leobersdorf. Six…
(Original article in German.) As the OÖNachrichten reported , should in summer 2015, the 50-million-euro-bypass, project, which is to reduce traffic in the core of the city municipality Mattighofen…
(Original article in Russian.) Belarusian environmentalists asked the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus Gosatomnazdor and requested a report on violations detected during the construction…