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Resources 'Article 4: Access to Environmental Information'

In September 2019, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxics presented a report (A/HRC/42/41) to the UN Human Rights Council, with fifteen principles to better protect workers from the…
The blog article highlights the linkages of the work undertaken under auspices of the Group on Earth Observations and the Aarhus Convention to promote effective public access to environmental…
Digital technology is changing people’s lives. The EU’s digital strategy aims to make this transformation work for people and businesses, while helping to achieve its target of a climate-neutral…
This SDG Primer aims to establish a common base of understanding and approach for the UN system in supporting the 2030 Agenda. It is primarily meant to inform, in broad terms, the programmes and…
The EEB report "For your information" examines the current state of play with regards to access to environmental information in the EU, with a special focus on current access to information at Member…
The event brought together representatives of different public authorities responsible for the environment, statistics and e-government and open data from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the…
The 2019 Report "Outsourcing Oversight? The case for reforming access to information law" submitted by the UK Information Commissioner to the Parliament aims to make an evidence-based case to extend…
Environmental compliance assurance describes all the ways in which public authorities promote, monitor and enforce compliance with such rules. It is part of environmental governance.  Promote means…
The Independent Institute for Environmental Issues, UfU e.V., had the pleasure to invite highly ranked scholars from different jurisdictions and members of national and international authorities to…
Good Practice: Drafting new water management plans in Cantabria, Spain started “on the streets”. Issues raised by public included: water supply, sanitation, water conservation, water management,…