EU Gipfel: Machen Sie mit in Bratislava!
Mehr als 57.000 Menschen aus ganz Europa fordern nach Brexit einen demokratischen Neuanfang der Europäischen Union. So viele Unterschriften sind innerhalb der letzten zwei Monate bei Democracy International eingegangen, und die Anzahl steigt weiter (s....
24 Years of EU Citizenship: What we stand to lose
Nearly 25 years after the concept of EU citizenship was first enshrined in the EU Maastricht Treaty, it is time for a thorough assessment of the key achievements and the pending challenges where more work remains to be done in order for citizens to fully reap the rights and...
ECI Day 2016
The annual conference to dicuss the European Citizens' Initiative, "ECI Day" will take place in Brussels on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. 2016's ECI Day will focus on how to make an ECI as effective as possible, regardless of whether it is successful, and the help available to...
Conference "Making Direct Democracy Work in Bulgaria"
On 25 and 26 February 2016, the Bulgarian Association for the Promotion of the Citizens' Initiative and the Center for Research on Direct Democracy invited to an international conference that explored the question of how to improve the national referendum legislation of Bulgaria...
What does Britain owe Europe?
Democracy International and Zócalo Public Square cordially invite to a discussion on Britain's relationship with the EU ahead of UK's In/ Out membership referendum and its implications for EU democracy. The event will take place in London on 10 March 2016 (7.30 pm), and will be...
Demokratietag in Köln
Gegen Wahlmüdigkeit und Parteienverdrossenheit! Die immer niedrigere Beteiligung an Wahlen in Deutschland, zuletzt bei den Kommunalwahlen in Nordrhein-Westfalen, sorgt für eine nachlassende Legitimation unseres politischen Systems. Auch die nachlassende Bindungskraft der...
The ECI: more impact, simpler rules!
2016 is a key year for the future of the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI): the European Commission is revising the current regulation, various stakeholders have identified the major problems and made appropriate recommendations and now the European and Economic Social...
Conference "By the People" in US Arizona
The Participatory Governance Initiative of Arizona State University will be hosting the Conference ‘By the People: Participatory democracy, public engagement and citizenship education' in Phoenix, Arizona, from 3 - 5 December 2015....
What can we learn from Europe's refugee crisis?
And what is its democratic dimension? On 22 October Democracy International will host a debate in Berlin on the refugee crisis together with its media partner Zócalo Public Square. Experts on asylum and migration from both sides of the Atlantic will explore whether the world can...
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