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Turkmenistan: Promotion of the Aarhus Convention principles focus of an OSCE organized seminar in Ashgabat

OSCE Centre in Ashgabat
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A two-day seminar dedicated to fostering the role of the Ombudsperson, Media and Youth in promoting Aarhus Convention principles took place in an online format on 24 and 25 June 2021. The OSCE Centre in Ashgabat organized the event. Participants learned best practices of OSCE participating States such as Georgia, Kazakhstan, Montenegro and Serbia, in the implementation of effective approaches towards engagement of the Ombudsperson, Media and Youth in the promotion of Aarhus Convention principles and access to justice on environmental matters. The event engaged representatives from the UNECE Aarhus Convention Secretariat, the Chair of the Aarhus Convention Task Force on Access to Justice, the OCEEA/OSCE Secretariat and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. This seminar is part of the project “Supporting the implementation of the Aarhus Convention and strengthening co-operation with Ombudsperson, Media and Youth on environmental issues.”


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