The Aarhus Centre of South and East Serbia supports and promotes the implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the respective Serbian regions.
The Centre was formed by experts who recognized the public need to be informed about basic human rights for a healthy environment, and to influence decision-making at local and national level.
The Aarhus Centre of South and East Serbia (ACSES) is a civil society organisation. The association has 60% women members and has all founding and other acts written in gender-sensitive language. ACSES facilitates access to environmental information, resilience of communities and disaster risk reduction, greater inclusion of women, youth, disabled and deals with security-related challenges. ACSES is a member of the Network of Aarhus Centres of Serbia, formed with support of the OSCE Mission to Serbia and the Ministry in charge of environmental protection in 2013.