Description (short summary):
These policy recommendations, adopted by the Parties to the Aarhus Convention in 2005, address four areas of eAccess to environmental information: (1) general policy, (2) priority categories of information, (3) institutional development and capacity-building, and (4) the clearing-house mechanism.
They are intended to guide the implementation of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice (Aarhus Convention)'s provisions on electronic access and participation at national level.
The chapter on priority categories lists the types of information that should be made available on the Internet, in line with user needs. The recommendations appear in the annex to decision II/3 on electronic information tools and the clearing-house mechanism (ECE/MP.PP/2005/2/Add.4).
Number of pages:
4 (EN version)
5 (FR and RU versions)