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Jul 28, 2008
Freedom of Information and Environmental Protection in China

Note: The following is an excerpt from a story posted at the EarthTrends website.

Jul 24, 2008
TAI Thailand promoting access rights in Constitution and other Acts
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Pro Public, the leader of the TAI Nepal Coalition, is looking for ways to influence the Constituent Assembly, the government body mandated to write the new constitution for the Republic of Nepal, in order to enshrine access into the highest law of the country. The Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), which carried out a similar, successful campaign in Thailand has this advice for Nepal (below the fold):

Jul 20, 2008
The Grass is going to be Greener this year!
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The benefit of Right to Information and citizens’ participation in environmental issues is not just limited to NGO’s and citizens. It can also be of great help to government officers, especially to those trying to implement the law and Judgments of Court but who face resistance from other departments.

Jul 15, 2008
New regulation for Public Participation in Ecuador
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In October 2006, the environmental movement welcomed the adoption of the regulation on public participation and consultation in decision making. This fact generated great expectation by the implications in environmental management.

However, in May 2008, President Correa issued a new regulation that governs the mechanisms for social participation in environmental management.

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