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In the process of reviewing the Millenium Development Goals the United Nations has started a process of defining the new Development Goals for 2015 - called Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Read more about the SDG here.

Sustainable Development Goals

 

The Environmental Democracy Index

Environmental democracy exists when the public is able to freely access information around environmental impacts, participate meaningfully in decision-making, and demand enforcement of environmental laws or compensation for damage. In this perspective The Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) is developed by The Access Initiative (TAI) and World Resources Institute (WRI) in collaboration with partners around the world. EDI is a unique online platform that aims to raise awareness, engage audiences and strengthen environmental laws and public engagement. 

The index evaluates 70 countries, across 75 legal indicators, based on objective and internationally recognized standards established by the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Bali Guidelines. EDI also includes a supplemental set of 24 limited practice indicators that provide insight on a country’s performance in implementation. The national laws and practices were assessed and scored by more than 140 lawyers around the world. Country assessments were conducted in 2014 and will be updated every two years. Scores are provisional until August 30, 2015 as results are being shared with governments and civil society for feedback until July 15.  
Found out more at http://www.environmentaldemocracyindex.org/