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Feb 4, 2008
UNEP highlights TAI in manual for NGOs.

In a recent United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication, Negotiating and Implementing MEAs: A Manual for NGOs, The Access Initiative is highlighted as a good example of civil society efforts to promote public participation.

Jan 28, 2008
Freedom of Information Victory in India
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For the first time in its ten-year history, the National Environmental Appellate Authority* (NEAA) has overturned a decision by the Government of India, quashing an environmental clearance granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Jan 15, 2008
Cut and Paste Fraud Suspected in Indian EIA

A Right to Information request in India has revealed that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a bauxite mining project in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, was copied at least in part from a Russian EIA for a bauxite mine.

Dec 21, 2007
Freedom of Information Victory in Ukraine
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An international NGO has set an important precedent for freedom of information in Ukraine by convincing a court that a Parliamentary advisory body should be subject to national freedom of information law.

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