Skip to main content

Resources 'Article 4: Access to Environmental Information'

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,…
Good Practice: Provide training and confidence building to key champions within a community who could then inspire their groups and contacts. Moreover, provide training to the interested public, so…
Good Practice: Innovative practice of engaging the public in consultations. Case study represents a good example of thinking outside the box when deciding how to communicate plans or other public…
Good Practice: The multi-sector and multi-level participation process used to the design Spain’s rural environmental policies led to a high degree of consensus of the final programme. It has not been…
Good Practice: Internationally proven method that allows citizens to discuss a plan with experts and provide their opinion and policy recommendations in a report.   Type: ONDRAF/NIRAS, the Belgian…
Main objectives: To promote easy access to environmental information held by the EIB by proactively making it available to the public via an electronic database.   Implementation: The project was…
Main objectives: This training project aimed at training staff from environment authorities responsible for the implementation of the EU's SEA and EIA directives, together with staff from management…