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‘Make a public consultation process mandatory for any project that seriously impacts the environment’

new buildings in tbilisiThis entry to the section “I have an idea” was contributed by BIN member Alexandre Mishvelidze

There is a need to increase opportunities for citizens’ participation in public life, and this should serve as an indicator of the committment to democratisation of any government. Informed and meaningful public participation is an effective instrument for integrating social and environmental concerns in the process of making decisions. Granting the participatory right to the citizens will increase social responsibility and ensure public participation in the policy implementation process thus improving the quality of environmental governance.  Continue reading “‘Make a public consultation process mandatory for any project that seriously impacts the environment’”