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The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is a unique tool of transnational democracy that gives citizens the right to directly participate in setting the legislative agenda of the EU. By collecting one million signatures from at least seven EU Member States, citizens can invite ...
The "ECI Day" is an event that annually brings together civil society activists, politicians and civil servants to discuss the issues and flaws around the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). This year's "ECI Day" will take place in Brussels on 13 April 2015.
The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is a phenomenal tool of transnational direct democracy, allowing citizens to directly influence agenda-setting in the EU. It is the voice of civil society in Europe, and has been used to launch political debate on a great diversity of...
Über fünfzig Mal haben sich Europas Bürgerinnen und Bürger in den vergangenen Jahren über ein neues Volksrecht in den Brüsseler Politbetrieb eingeschaltet. Doch nun sorgt eine neue Europäische Bürgerinitiative mit über einer Million Unterschriften gegen das Freihandelsabkommen...
L'initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) donne aux citoyens le droit de participer directement à l'agenda législatif de l'Union. L'initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) donne aux citoyens de l’Union européenne le droit de demander à la Commission européenne de légiférer sur un...
On 11 September the European Commission announced to reject the registration of the European Citizens' Initiatve "Stop TTIP", which an alliance of civil society groups had proposed to the EU's executive body in mid July 2014. Mehr Demokratie e.V., Democracy International's ...
On 21 August 2014, Elisa Bruno of the ECI Support Centre sent us a message to thank everybody who made a donation an ECI app for smartphones run with iOS and Windows software. In the previous six weeks, Democracy International had run a fundraising campaign to support Elisa...
European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has epxressed his strong support for Democracy International's fundraising campaign for an ECI App that will allow smartphone users to sign a European Citizens' Initiative with one single click. Maroš Šefčovič is responsible for...
On Tuesday, 15 July, activists of "Stop TTIP" brought forward their motion for registration of a European Citizens' Initiative at the European Commission. The initiative “STOP TTIP” asks the EU Commission to recommend to the EU Council of Ministers to repeal the negotiating...
Smári McCarthy is an Icelandic/Irish software developer and information activist. He is a board member of the International Modern Media Institute based in Iceland. Smári McCarthy actively supports our call for donations for an ECI app.
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