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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation

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
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • 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
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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Rangers in Kibale National Park, Uganda, learn to use the Forest Watcher app developed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Google, and Global Forest Watch. Photo by Lilian Pintea/Jane Goodall Institute
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Chengdu, China. Photo by YOYU.cn, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Solar energy installation in the U.S. Photo by Department of Energy, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Commuters use Bus Rapid Transit system in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photo by EMBARQ Brasil, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Traffic and pedestrians in Mysore, India. Photo by EMBARQ India, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Financial billboard in Shanghai, China. Photo: iStock
  • Top Outcome: 2016
High-rise construction in Mexico City. Photo by Lars Plougmann, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Farmers and officials at a tree nursery in Nyandarua County, Kenya. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius celebrate adoption of the Paris Agreement. Photo by United Nations, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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The Future of Open Government

  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency

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