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Apr 6, 2009
Identifying Rollbacks in EIA: Examining threats to Environmental Impact Assessment as a result of fiscal stimulus packages

This public discussion has been started to look at different countries proposed and implemented stimulus bills/packages and the impact on access rights specifically related to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) as a procedural step in maintaining standards for environmental management.

Jul 16, 2008
Climate Change & Governance

Dear TAI partners & CoP members

As you know, Climate Change is actually one of the most environmental challenges, and access rights are closely related to mitigation and adaptation processes. Access rights play a very important role involving communities, governments, business, citizens and other stakeholders in decision making respect the climate governance.

Jun 25, 2008
Some New Resources about the Aarhus Convention

I want to share a useful resource that I picked up at the 3rd Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus convention in Riga, Latvia. The last resource in this list was provided to me by Fe Sanchis Moreno, an erstwhile access practitioner in Spain. These are in English and Spanish. These can be useful for access practitioners in Europe since they deal with the guidelines established by the European Union for the application of the convention in member countries.

May 6, 2008
Yale Conference on Environmental Governance & Democracy

Yale University is holding a very important conference on environmental governance and democracy from 10-11 May, 2008. “Bridging research and capacity development” is a key goal of this conference. The event brings together academic experts and practitioners from governments, inter-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector.

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