#public participation

Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovans do not have sufficient access to environmental information and their right to participate in decision making is often restricted. The responsibilities of the state...

Aarhus anniversary: 20 years of environmental democracy

Aarhus anniversary: 20 years of environmental democracy

Twenty years after its adoption, the Aarhus Convention remains a unique mechanism enforcing people’s right to healthy environment. The UNECE’s international agreement, signed in...

United Nations condemns environment related violence

United Nations condemns environment related violence

A persecution of activists protecting the environment and local communities has raised the attention of the United Nations Environment Programme. The leading global authority on...

New global rules to enhance the voice of the public appear with help of the Czech Republic

New global rules to enhance the voice of the public appear with help of the Czech Republic

Bridging the growing public mistrust towards politicians and reinforcing the direct influence of people regarding important decisions. Those are goals of new rules for public...

Ten sins of Ukrainian oligarch, the problems are too many

Ten sins of Ukrainian oligarch, the problems are too many

Yuriy Kosiuk is a businessman, billionaire, oligarch, owner of the agricultural company MHP, and one of the richest men in Ukraine. Due to his business capabilities, the...

Miracle sadly averted, EBRD's support of Ukrainian oligarch approved

Miracle sadly averted, EBRD's support of Ukrainian oligarch approved

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved a $25 million loan for Mironivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) this Wednesday. The financial support was given to the...

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kyiv office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to complain about the...