Jul 2, 2008
The Access Initiative at the CIVICUS World Assembly

From June 18 to 21, 2008, the 8th CIVICUS World Assembly gathered over 900 civil society delegates around the world, from almost 120 countries. The conference focused on three crucial issues: people, participation and power.

Through various workshops, plenaries, exchanges of experiences and interaction with civil society organizations in Glasgow and around in Scotland, participants were able to share experiences, learning and challenges, and develop strategies for a fairer world.”

Jun 25, 2008
Voice and Choice Picked Up on the Web

Watch the Voice and Choice Launch at the World Resources Institute

Aarhus Clearinghouse - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) public participation resource directory -

Danish Development Research Network -

Jun 5, 2008
World Resources Institute Launches Voice and Choice

After years of research and writing, the World Resources Institute has launched Voice and Choice: Opening the Door to Environmental Democracy, based on the work of The Access Initiative in 26 countries and a comprehensive literature review.

The full version of this book and an executive summary are available here:

Jun 3, 2008
Quake Aid Marks Turning Point for Chinese Society
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