Skip to main content

News

The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has drafted the Guidelines on Human Rights and the Environment. The draft guidelines are open for comment until 11…
Publisher: Living Asia
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…
Publisher: Living Asia
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, Mr. John H. Knox, made a recommendation to establish an ombudsman in Mongolia to help with environmental information and complaints.…
Publisher: Montsame News Agency
This article discusses the benefits and challenges that Belarus has had in joining the Aarhus Convention. Belarus was the topic of a Compliance Committee finding at the 6th session of the Meeting of…
Publisher: BelaPAN
A UK court overturned the rules that removed cost caps on damages awarded in environmental cases. The article explains how a few UK NGOs fought to protect the provisions and how the court decided on…
Publisher: Pinsent Masons LLP
Parties to the Aarhus Convention endorsed the findings of the Compliance Committee on the failure to allow the public to participate in the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant at the…
Publisher: The Baltic Course
A high court in England ruled that the variable cost provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules “need further clarification.” The rules change the fixed costs for Aarhus related cases to variable. Two…
Publisher: The Law Society
The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) hosted a side-event at the Meeting of the Parties for the Aarhus convention and Protocol on PRTRs with members of the Aarhus Centers…
Publisher: Organization of Security and Co-operation in Europe
The Compliance Committee to the Aarhus Convention confirmed in its findings that Belarus is in violation of the Aarhus Convention with the persecution of activists protesting a nuclear power plant.…
Publisher: TUT Bay Media
A communication was sent to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee by WWF Greece and ClientEarth. They allege that Greece is failing to meet its obligations under the Aarhus Convention. Greece…
Publisher: Euractiv.com

Stay up to date

Sign up here for email updates on latest news and resources:
The subscriber's email address.