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Policy Instruments

Government policies, plans, strategies and programmes
Green State Development Strategy: Vision 2040

The Green State Development Strategy: Vision 2040 is Guyana’s twenty-year, national development policy that reflects the guiding vision and principles of the ‘green agenda’: “An inclusive and prosperous Guyana that provides a good quality of life for all its citizens based on sound education and

Laws and regulations
Access to Information Act (No. 21 of 2011)

The object of the Access to Information Act is setting a practical regime of the right to information for persons, in order to secure the access to information under the control of public authorities and promote transparency and accountability.

Laws and regulations
Amerindian Act (No. 6 of 2006)

The Act provides for the recognition and protection of collective rights of Amerindian Villages and Communities in Guyana and the promotion of good governance.

Laws and regulations
Environmental Protection Act (No. 11 of 1996)

This Act provides for the management, conservation, protection and improvement of the environment, the prevention or control of pollution, the assessment of the impact of economic development on the environment, the sustainable use of natural resources and other related matters in Guyana.