Content tagged with "Referendum"
On Thursday, 14 February 2013, the lower house of the Dutch parliament adopted legislation to introduce a non-binding facultative referendum. With this instrument of direct democracy, 300,000 citizens can trigger a national referendum on a law or treaty passed by the national...
Historic Poll in the Falkland Islands/ Malvinas On 10 and 11 March 2013, Falkland Island’s eligible voters will go to the polls to answer the following question by referendum: “Do you wish the Falkland Islands to retain their current political status as an Overseas Territory...
New group of activists founded in Bratislava In March 2012 political activists launched the Petition for a better Slovakia with the goal of improving Slovakia’s legislation for referenda. The activists also founded the group OZ PD (Direct Democracy Association) in Bratislava to...
Today the Falklands Islands Government announced the result of the referendum on the status of the islands, conducted during 10 and 11 March 10 2013. Accordingly 1,513 Falklanders opted for and three Falklanders voted against the Falkland Islands to remain a part of the United...
Petros Vourlis is an electrical engineer by profession. He lives in Athens. Petros Vourlis has been campaigning for direct democracy in his country for two years. He has translated into Greek the book “Direct Democracy. Facts and Arguments about the introduction of initiative...
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