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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 Maastricht Declaration recognizes transparency and access to information as being essential in building a sustainable future, and specifically encourages the use of Internet-based and social…
The Vietnamese “Law on International Treaties”, concerning access to information and being introduced by the Ministry of Public Security, has passed the National Assembly. According to the new law,…
2017 has been declared the Year of Ecology by Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy. One of its pillars seems to be the formation of a Russian model of green economy, already targeted…