Nov 29, 2012
TAI regional workshop on ''Opportunities for CSO engagement in strategic decision-making -- SEA, EIA, and other processes'
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On Nov 27-30, 2012, TAI Thailand, led by Dr.Somrudee Nicro, Senior Director of Thailand Environment Instiitute; with an assistant from Mrs.Frida Arounsavath, SEA expert consultant, hosted a workshop on SEA for TAI CSO partners from 8 SE Asia countries to increase knowledge and awareness on SEA and define possible entry-points for their engagement in strategic decision-making processes. [Read more…]


Nov 27, 2012
Environmental legal doubt mobilizes the National Court of Justice in Ecuador
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The resolution -signed by the 21 judges of the National Court of Justice of Ecuador- clarified a legal doubt about judicial competence over environmental crimes in the South American country. It is effective since September 11th, 2012 after its publication in the Official Gazette of Ecuador. Several cases, especially in the Ecuadorian province of Galapagos, prompted a consultation to the National Court of Justice.

Nov 26, 2012
América Latina y el Caribe avanzan hacia una agenda de transparencia y participación
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Los conceptos de transparencia y participación siempre concitan el interés de las personas que nos desenvolvemos en el mundo social y político, ya que entendemos que ambos son fundamentales para alcanzar decisiones sobre asuntos públicos más equitativas y sustentables, condición para una sociedad con mayores niveles de estabilidad y paz social.

Nov 17, 2012
El Sistema Único de Información Ambiental es una realidad en Ecuador
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Hace unos pocos días se lanzó oficialmente el Sistema Único de Información Ambiental que responde a un primer esfuerzo del gobierno para poner a disposición del público una serie de indicadores ambientales, en un esfuerzo conjunto entre el Ministerio del Ambiente, la Secretaría de Planificación y Desarrollo, y el Instituto de Estadísticas y Censos.

Nov 13, 2012
Countries Approve Road Map for Regional P10 Convention
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7 November 2012. Today at the ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile, delegates of the signatory countries to the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development finished a meeting where they agreed on a road map for its full implementation at the regional level.

Nov 8, 2012
Presentamos resultados de una investigación sobre la regulación de la consulta previa en el Ecuador

El día de ayer 7 de noviembre de 2012 realizamos un conversatorio sobre el estado de la consulta previa en el Ecuador, un derecho recogido por la Constitución y la legislación internacional que se encuentra entre los temas de política pública más controversiales de la actualidad. La reunión se realizó sobre la base de la presentación de los hallazgos de una investigación realizada por Patricia Carrión, abogada especializada en temas ambientales, de CEDA con el apoyo de The Access Initiative, el World Resources Institute, Libra Foundation y Corporación Participa de Chile.

Nov 5, 2012
Video Posted: Moving the Global Access to Information Agenda Forward

From October 22nd-25th, The Access Initiative hosted an international group of Thai and Indonesian civil society representatives, high level government officials, and legal aid groups as part of our Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE) project.

Oct 14, 2012
DEFORESTATION AU BENIN
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Face à la situation désastreuse des forêts au Bénin l’ONG Nature Tropicale membre de la Coalition nationale TAI a donné une conférence de presse pour tirer sur la sonnette d’alarme.

Oct 3, 2012
TAI Secretariat Vacancy Announcement
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The World Resources Institute seeks an Associate/Senior Associate for The Access Team. The Access Team serves as the Global Secretariat for the Access Initiative (TAI). The Access Initiative is the world’s largest network of civil society organizations dedicated to ensuring that communities have the right and ability to influence decisions that affect the natural resource they depend on.

Oct 2, 2012
Partner Spotlight: Thailand Environment Institute
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TEI's Dr. Somrudee Nicro during a Rio+20 session. Photo credit: FGV Direito Rio

As part of the preparation for our 2012 Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environmental (STRIPE) US Study Tour, TAI is featuring our visiting partners from Indonesia and Thailand. This piece is in conversation with Dr. Somrudee Nicro of the Thailand Environment Institute. Please join us online on Thursday, Oct. 25th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST for our web cast seminar reflecting on the experience of the study tour and looking forward to the future ATI movement.

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