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Great news: On 10 August we reached the required sum of 2353 Euros to finance an ECI app for mobile phones run with iOS. We fundraised the amount within 6 weeks. Many many thanks to everybody who made a donation. You helped realising more successful European Citizens'...
On 28 May, the European Commission refused the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘One of Us’, which aimed at ending the financing of research that destruct human life before birth.
The European Commission today presented its official conclusion on how to proceed with the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Water is a Human Right”, the first ECI ever that qualified for submission to the European Commission. Speaking on behalf of the EU’s executive body, EU...
“Right2water” is the first European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) in history that has been subject to a hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. The initiative had fulfilled all the requirements as it had collected more than 1,8 million signatures in thirteen EU Member...
Democracy International, the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) and IRI Europe – all organisations that had worked hard for the inclusion of the ECI into the EU Treaties – positively assess the first public hearing of a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) and state that...
The first public hearing of a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) will take place in the European Parliament next Monday, 17 February 2014. On this occasion the ECI “Water is a human right” – the first ECI ever that qualified for submission to the European Commission - will be...
Until today the more than 500 million citizens of the EU had the chance to sign the European Citizens’ Initiative “Let me vote”. The petition aims at providing EU citizens with the right to also participate at regional and national level in their country of residence. – Right...
Georgeta Ionescu, a long-time environmentalist and political activist, fights against fracking, a new technology to win energy. Ms Inonescu is one of the founding members of the democracy group in Romania founded in July this year. We had the chance to speak to Georgeta Inonescu...
Today on 9th September the campaigners of the European Citizens’ Initiative “Water is a Human Right” start handing over the collected signatures to the competent authorities in the EU Member States, which now need to certify the signatures. Overall, about 1,9 million citizens...
In Greece many people search for alternative ways to organise their society. At an event in Athens on July 8 they discussed their ideas about the necessary changes of the political system. Among the visitors were Greek activists fighting against the privatisation of water supply...
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