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Task Force on Access to Information
Electronic information tools: case studies 

The Task Force on Access to Information is interested to collect case studies on electronic information tools to share relevant information, experiences and good practices. The template for the submission of case studies is available here. Please send the case studies to the Aarhus Convention secretariat (public.participation[at]unece.org). 

 

CountryElectronic Information ToolsBrief description
E-GOVERNMENT AND OPEN DATA INITIATIVES
AustriaElectronic Data Management (EDM) Environment Austria

eGovernment application EDM standardizes and simplifies the cooperation between companies and the authorities with regard to the implementation of legal obligations in the field of environmental protection

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AustriaData.gv.atThe central Austrian OGD-metadata catalogue, providing the „single point of contact“ to the European Data Portal (http://www.europeandataportal.eu/)PDF
GreeceDiavgeiae-Government and Open Government Data portal PDF
SlovakiaEnvironmental Metainformation system2nd generation of Information System aimed at ensuring the availability of all necessary information and to support activities for the establsihment, operation and further development of e-Government within the Ministry of EnvironmentPDF
SPECIALIZED ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION PORTALS
FrancePortal "Tout sur l’environnement"Portal providing a centralized and organized access to environmental information PDF
IrelandRedevelopment of the Ireland’s Environment Section of the EPA WebsiteWebsite providing the public and decision-makers with regularly updated information on key environmental indicatorsPDF
SlovakiaEnviroportalPortal providing a centralized and organized access to environmental information PDF
REPORTS ON THE STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
FranceReport on the state of the environment in FranceReport on the state of the environment in France with  data, figures and maps in digital format accessible fromPDF
SpainApp of the “Environmental Profile of Spain report”The Environmental Profile of Spain 2014, indicator based report prepared by the National Focal Point of the European Environment Agency in SpainPDF
AIR QUALITY INFORMATION SYSTEM
SpainAir Quality viewerThis viewer, integrated into the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of the MAGRAMA, allows to consult the air quality information for the health protection at national level of certain pollutants

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The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaNational Air Quality Web portalImproved air quality data management and reporting systemPDF
WATER INFORMATION SYSTEM
AustriaWater Information System Austria (WISA)Portal providing the collection and provision of the Water Management data using the already existing databases and establishment of an additional databasesPDF
SOIL INFORMATION SYSTEM
AustriaBORISSoil Information System, providing a webtool for data selection, download and a webGIS solution for data visualization about soil quality, profile description and analytical values combined with soil related maps

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GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
PolandCentral Geological DatabaseCollection of digital geeological data linked to spatial dataPDF
PolandMIDASSystem of management and protection of mineral resources  (deposits, mining areas, concessions, mineral resources management)PDF
NATURE CONSERVATION INFORMATION SYSTEM
PolandCentral Register of Nature Protection FormsCentralised unified reference source of information about protected objects and areas in Poland linked to geospatial dataPDF
ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING
AustriaEnvironmental  accountingWebsite with information about methods, structure, legal basis, scope and applications of environmental accounts

 

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GOOD PRACTICE INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES ON BETTER ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
ItalyGELSO - Local Management for SustainablityProject aiming at the dissemination of good practices for sustainability implemented at local level in ItalyPDF
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION DURING THE PREPARATION OF EXECUTIVE REGULATIONS AND LEGISLATION
ArmeniaEcolex Web-based e-participation portal to enable public participation in the process of elaboration of draft legal acts related to the environmentPDF