environmental democracy index (rank)
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Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) consists of 75 legal indicators developed under 23 of the UNEP Bali Guidelines that are concerned with the development and implementation of legislation. In addition to the legal indicators, EDI includes 24 supplemental indicators that assess whether there is evidence that environmental democracy is being implemented in practice. The EDI legal indicators assess laws, constitutions, regulations and other legally binding, enforceable rules at the national level. Justice Pillar contains following Guidelines:- Guideline 15: "Information Request Appeals" ? Guideline 16: "Public Participation Appeals" ? Guideline 17: "Right of Public to Challenge State or Private Actors" ? Guideline 18: "Broad Standing" ? Guideline 19: "Fair, Timely & Independent Review" ? Guideline 20: "Affordable Access to Relief & Remedy" ? Guideline 21: "Prompt Effective Remedies" ? Guideline 22: "Effective Enforcement" ? Guideline 23: "Awareness and Education about Remedies & Relief" ? Guideline 24: "Public Access to Judicial and Administrative Decisions" ? Guideline 25: "Capacity Building for Access to Justice (There are no indicators for this Guideline)" ? Guideline 26: "Alternative Dispute Resolution for Environmental Issues" ?