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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).


Comme souhaité par le président de la République, François Hollande, la ministre de l’Environnement, Ségolène Royal, a lancé le chantier de la démocratie participative dans le domaine de l'…
Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA) considers that “legislation is still violated in case of Sakdrisi-Kachagiani”.
(Original in German) With now nearly two hundred freely usable spatial data sets and Geoservices made available the city of Vienna as part of Open Government Data (OGD) in Austria is not only in…