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A Report on Models of National Legislation, Policy and Guidelines in the Africa Region, Asia and Pacific Region, and the Latin America and Caribbean Region: Law and Practice relating to Access to Information on the Environment, Public Participation in Processes leading to Decision-making and Access to Judicial and Administrative Procedures relation to Environmental Matters

dc.contributorLaw Divisionen_US
dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programmeen_US
dc.coverage.spatialAfricaen_US
dc.coverage.spatialAsia and the Pacificen_US
dc.coverage.spatialLatin America and the Caribbeanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-11T12:32:15Z
dc.date.available2018-07-11T12:32:15Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/25717
dc.descriptionThe United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Governing Council decision 20/4 (GC2014) calls on the Executive Director in consultations with Governments and relevant international organizations, to seek appropriate ways of building capacity in and enhancing access to environmental information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters. In this regard, UNEP was further required by decision GC 20/4 to study various models of national legislation, policies and guidelines. This report is a study of State practice in three regions on national legislation, policy and guidelines covering access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters. The study outlines various models found in the African region, the Asia and Pacific region and the Latin American and Caribbean region. It is clear from the study that although a lot takes place at the national level there is still a need for UNEP to enhance and promote these principles and create an enabling environment for Governments to build capacity in this area by learning from each oilier.en_US
dc.formatTexten_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectCAPACITY BUILDINGen_US
dc.subjectDECISION-MAKINGen_US
dc.subjectDEVELOPING COUNTRIESen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATIONen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL LAWen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL POLICYen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTen_US
dc.subjectACCESS TO INFORMATIONen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICEen_US
dc.subjectAFRICAen_US
dc.subjectASIA AND THE PACIFICen_US
dc.subjectLATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEANen_US
dc.titleA Report on Models of National Legislation, Policy and Guidelines in the Africa Region, Asia and Pacific Region, and the Latin America and Caribbean Region: Law and Practice relating to Access to Information on the Environment, Public Participation in Processes leading to Decision-making and Access to Judicial and Administrative Procedures relation to Environmental Mattersen_US
dc.typeReports and Booksen_US
wd.identifier.newreleaseNoen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutionsen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 17 - Partnershipsen_US
wd.tagsCapacity buildingen_US
wd.topicsEnvironmental governanceen_US
wd.identifier.pagesnumber88 p.en_US


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