Jun 1, 2008
A Brief History of The Access Initiative

In early 2000, bad decisions around the world were hurting the ability of the natural environment to support human communities, and also harming people’s health. A team at the World Resources Institute tried to determine what single change would most improve the quality of decision-making around the world. The answer: public participation.

May 26, 2008
Cameroon Celebrates World Biodiversity Day

News from TAI Cameroon partner Bioresources Development and Conservation Programme Cameroon (BDCPC). See the attached pdf for details.

May 22, 2008
Malta turns its attention to Aarhus

Better access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters

May 20, 2008
The Human Right of Access to Public Information Strengthens in Paraguayan Courts

(text created by TAI partner IDEA)

On Friday, May 2, the Third Division of the Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals of Asunción overturned a First Instance decision and ruled in favor of a petition filed by the Ombudsman – with the legal assistance of IDEA’s lawyers- representing citizen Félix Picco Portillo, who had previously requested to access public information at the Municipality of Lambaré, without success.

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