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Mongolia Shows How to Fight for Environmental Justice

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • human rights
  • pollution
Mongolia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • human rights
  • pollution

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
  • access to justice
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • water

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
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4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Environmental Democracy: An Essential Right for the 21st Century

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Phnom Penh's air pollution is so serious it may be damaging historic sites, yet there is no air quality information available to the public online. Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
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The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • human rights
  • public participation
A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • human rights
  • public participation
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RELEASE: Major New Index Ranks Environmental Democracy in 70 Countries

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
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ADVISORY: Launch of New Online Index to Measure Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
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Q&A with Alda Salomao: Natural Gas Project Threatens Community Land in Mozambique

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural gas
  • natural resources
Rural women on their way to the market. Photo by Ton Rulkens/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural gas
  • natural resources
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Q&A with Mark Robinson: The Role of Good Governance in Sustainable Development

  • adaptation
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • governance
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
A governance lens offers a powerful impetus for promoting reforms in policies and programs for sustainable development. Photo by CCAFS/Flickr
  • adaptation
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • governance
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
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3 Opportunities to Expand Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
A team of researchers in North Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Douglas Sheil/Center for International Forestry Research
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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Struggles in East Kalimantan Underscore Need for Better Access to Environmental Information

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia
More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia

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