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Aarhus Centre of the Republic of Belarus

12.12.2018 | 18:22

The Aarhus Convention was ratified by the Republic of Belarus on December 14, 1999 by Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 726 “On Approving the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters”.


It entered into force for the Republic of Belarus on October 30, 2001.


According to the law of the Republic of Belarus on Regulatory and Legal Acts the Convention is considered as a part of National legislation and its provisions are obliged to be implemented by all legal authorities, officers and individuals.


In order to implement the provisions of the Aarhus Convention, on December 30, 2005 the Aarhus Centre of the Republic of Belarus was created in the framework of a joint project of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection and the OSCE Office in Minsk.


It is functioning on the basis of the RUE [Republican Unitary Enterprise] “Belarusian Scientific Research Centre “Ecology” of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection of the Republic of Belarus.


Aarhus Centre Aims and Objectives 

Aarhus Centre Functions 


Phone : + 375296630118

This page is available at:
http://minpriroda.gov.by/en/aarhus-en/
© Ministry of natural resources and environmental protection of the Republic of Belarus, 2018