The third meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention was held in Riga, Latvia, on 11-13 June 2008.
The third meeting provided an opportunity to review the progress achieved in the Convention’s implementation during
the decade since its adoption in 1998 and efforts to build capacity among its Parties and Signatory States. It also adopted a
long-term strategic plan for the Convention.
The high-level segment of the meeting was held on Friday, 13 June 2007, and culminated in the adoption of the Riga
Declaration (ENG FRE RUS).