In June 2012 at Rio +20, nine Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments pledge to begin negotiations on a regional instrument on access rights.
In 2011, partners of The Access Initiative in India successfully convinced the government to implement progressive regulations governing India’s National Green Tribunal—a court dedicated to hearing environmental disputes throughout the country.
Including the Poor in Decisions for Development and Environment
In 2010, Partners in The Access Initiative advocated successfully for the creation of special environmental tribunals and improved rules of procedure.
In 2009, Bolivia reforms constitution to include new rights for citizens to be consulted on decisions that affect the environment.
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