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.
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.
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.
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 Dyah Paramita of the Indonesian Center for Environmental Law. 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.
In the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of walking the halls at the launch of the Open Government Partnership last September at Google’s NY Headquarters and being in the negotiating room during Rio+20.
Today is International Right to Know Day, a global initiative to share ideas and stories on right to information (RTI) laws and transparent governance. This blog post provides an inside look at how citizens from one Thai community are seeking access to information in order to protect themselves from environmental pollution.
The World Resources Institute, The Access Initiative, Indonesian Center for Environmental Law, and Thailand Environment Institute invite you to a web-cast seminar reflecting on the Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE) project.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday to strengthen the ties of the judiciary in information commissions across India. According to the ruling, commissions must now operate in the form of two member benches – with one member having a legal background – and the leadership of the Central Information Commission must be filled by a retired High Court Chief Justice or Supreme Court Justice. Positions were previously held by bureaucrats.
Brief headline in today’s news: Hungary’s environmental ombudsman quits. Sandor Fulop was one of the founders of EMLA (www.emla.hu) and of The Access Initiative. In 2008, he became Hungary’s first ever environmental ombudsman. The institution was a great success in the last 4 years and gave a new hope that interests of present and future generations can be harmonized with the help of an independent representative of the environment.
If you weren’t able to make it to The Access Initiative’s June 19th event in Rio de Janeiro with Fundação Getulio Vargas Rio Program on Law and Environment, the World Resources Institute (WRI), and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), you can now catch up on all the results. The Access Initiative (TAI), together with its partners, has released the ‘Choosing Our Future’ event report with a full summary of the day and its many components.