The Aarhus Convention obliges states and grants the public rights in three areas of the convention: access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters in accordance with the provisions of the Convention.
Adopted: 25 June 1998
Opened for signature: 25 June 1998
Entered into force: 30 October 2001
Parties: 46 parties (including the European Union) (see table below)
More information about the Aarhus Convention can be found here.
The text of the Aarhus Convention is available here.
The current status of the Aarhus Convention is available here.
The following articles related to the Aarhus Convention were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin and Principles and Practice of International Nuclear Law:
|Parties to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention)|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Hungary*||Netherlands*||Tajikistan|
|Czech Republic*||Kazakhstan||Portugal||European Union|
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.