Wilson Center Experts

Tatiana Rudolfovna Zaharchenko

Former Research Scholar
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Visiting Scholar , Environmental Law Institute
Wilson Center Project(s):
Second Thoughts on Transparency: A Comparative Study on Post-Soviet States and the Aarhus Convention
Nov 01, 2003
Jul 01, 2004

Project Summary

For the countries of the former Soviet Union, a successful transition to democratic and accountable governments depends in part on the manner in which information is provided to citizens and on the opportunities for public participation in decisionmaking. Implementation of the Aarhus Convention offers the FSU countries a concrete test of the seriousness of their announced intentions to build open and transparent societies.

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