CCEE Policy Brief No. 41: “Public Participation in Environmental Decision-making: The case of Azerbaijan”

Public participation has become a cornerstone of environmental governance in recent years. The essence of public participation, especially in terms of environmental decision-making is widely recognized and is broadly adopted in both international and national levels. Azerbaijan ratified the Aarhus Convention in 1999 which is the key document granting the public rights and imposing obligations on Parties and public authorities to ensure access to information and public participation. The current issue of the brief discusses public participation in Azerbaijani environmental decision-making shedding light on existing hurdles and providing recommendations on enhancing public participation in environmental decision-making on a national context.

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