17 May: Democratic Europe Day
Citizens and organisations from all over Europe took part in the Europe-wide action day for democracy on 17 May 2014. More than 80 events were organised by democracy activists and organisations in over 50 cities spread between Madrid, Stockholm and Sofia, calling for change in...
Farewell Party for Ronald
Sadly, Ronald Pabst left Democracy International last Friday for a new challenge in the non-profit sector.
Happy Memories: Danube Democracy Rally
During our Danube Democracy Rally more than 90 democracy activists from all over Europe and the world came together with the aim of learning from each other, deepening knowledge on direct democracy and having fun together. Travelling nine days along the Danube, we visited Vienna...
General Assembly 2014
Our last general assembly took place in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 5 April 2014. On this occasion we elected Democracy International's new board.
CALL FOR CAMPAIGNERS – ACTION CAMP
Democracy International is looking for young, creative and interested people from around Europe to join a one-week action camp to support the campaign DEMOCRATIC EUROPE NOW for strengthening democracy in the EU. The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium from 3rd - 10 May...
Munich: What are we going to elect at the next EU elections?
In the evening of 24 April 2014, Democracy International und our partner organisation Mehr Demokratie invite all interested citizens to an impartial information meeting ahead of the European elections to be held in Germany on 25 May 2014.
Armin Steuernagel, in charge...
Cologne, Germany: europe to the people!
On Wednesday, 15 January 2014, mostly students of the University of Cologne joined the discussion on “europe to the people!” in the relaxed atmosphere of the university’s student café.
Rotterdam, the Netherlands: europe to the people!
On Tuesday, 14 January 2014, the first Dutch event of the campaign "Democratic Europe Now" took place. It was held in the historic establishment "De Machinist" in the old part of Rotterdam city. About 20 Dutch people - students and professionals alike - participated.
"SOS Europe" - Presentation of a project to save the EU
Europe is in deep crisis not only in Greece, Ireland or Spain. Overall Europe's citizens do not believe in the EU's power anymore to solve problems. As Eurobarometer surveys of 2013 reveal only 30 per cent of all EU citizens have a positive image of the EU. In 2006 this number...
ECI Day 2013
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in partnership with the Committee of the Regions (CoR), the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS), Democracy International and the Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe organised an "ECI Day" in Brussels on 9 April 2013....