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Updated: Introductory Course on SDG 16 and access rights, the Aarhus Convention, and the Escazú Agreement

This e-learning course explores the environmental dimension of SDG 16, honing in on the targets and indicators linked to access rights. Access rights (access to information, public participation, and access to justice), supported by safeguards for environmental defenders, are essential elements of environmental stewardship and decision-making, and provide invaluable tools to contribute to the achievement of SDG 16. The course provides an overview of how the Escazú Agreement and the Aarhus Convention support SDG 16 and the 2030 Agenda.

IMPORTANT: This is a free, self-paced InforMEA e-learning course. Upon successful completion and passing the final quiz, users will receive a certificate from the organizing entities. Direct access to the course is available after login by clicking on "Take the course" (in the upper right-hand corner). New users will be prompted to fill out a simple registration form to access the course, which will also allow them to navigate through the complete InforMEA E-learning Platform.

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