Public Awareness, Participation and Access to Information: International Cooperation

United Nations Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness

In response to the increasing impact of climate change on development and security issues, a growing number of United Nations organizations work closely with governments to build green and climate-resilient societies. In 2012, FAO, UNEP, UNESCO, UNFCCC, UNICEF, UNITAR and WMO convened in Doha at COP 18/CMP 8 to launch the Alliance to support Article 6 of the Convention. More >>

The Aarhus Convention

The Aarhus Convention and its Protocol empowers people with the rights to easily access information, participate effectively in decision-making in environmental matters and to seek justice if their rights were violated. They protect every person’s right to live in an environment adequate to his or her health and well-being. More >>

NAZCA – The Non-State Actor Zone for Climate Action

This online site developed with the support of the UNFCCC, showcases the extraordinary range of game-changing actions being undertaken by thousands of cities, investors and corporations. More >>

ICLEI – The Global Cites Network

ICLEI is the world’s leading network of more than 1,000 cities, towns and metropolises committed to building a sustainable and climate-resilient future. More >>