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Michael Efler of Mehr Demokratie and Maritta Strasser of Campact in Brussels. Photo by Felix Kindermann
15-07-2014
ECI demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA
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...
Press conference with Gerald Häfner (Democracy International), Reiner Hoffmann (DGB), Lars Feld (economic advisor) and Franz Fischler (former EU commissioner
27-05-2014
Press Conference: Plan for a More Democratic Europe
A non-partisan ‘Plan for a More Democratic Europe' was presented at the Federal Press Conference in Berlin, Germany today by the Confederation of German Trade Unions chair Reiner Hoffmann, economic advisor to the German...
Denmark's flag
26-05-2014
Denmark to join Unified Patent Court
On 25 May 2014, along with the European elections, 62,5 per cent of Danish voters decidedby referendum to join the Unified Patent Court, a new European court designed to issue single patents across the EU. 37,4 per cent...
Denmark's flag
23-05-2014
This Sunday: Referendum in Denmark on Unified Patent Court
On 25 May, along with the European elections, Danish citizens will  participate in a constitutional referendum on whether to transfer sovereignty in the area of patent applications. An electorate of just about 4 million...
Website of Campaign "Democratic Europe Now!"
16-05-2014
Democratic Europe Day on 17 May 2014
Citizens from right across Europe will take part in the first Democratic Europe Day on Saturday, calling for more democracy and participation in the EU. The action day is organised by the campaign team "Democratic...
Website of Campaign "Democratic Europe Now!"
30-04-2014
Pledge for Democracy: EU Candidate Check
We call upon all new Members of the European Parliament to commit to a more democratic European Union once in office for the next term. Ahead of the EU elections, many of them had pledged for a more to work towards real...
24-04-2014
EU in need of strong democracy
Ahead of the upcoming European elections to be held from 22 – 25 May and the appointment of the next EU Commission President, Democracy International demands to fully take into account the role of the European...
15-04-2014
Dutch national referendum law approved
On Tuesday, 15 April the Dutch Senate approved the Consultative Referendum Law. From the end of 2014 onwards, 300,000 Dutch citizens can trigger national non-binding referendums on laws and treaties (including EU...
Daniel Schily of Democracy International welcomes participants of the Danube Democracy Rally
01-04-2014
Danube Democracy Rally kicks off in Vienna
Today, first April 2014, more than 50 democracy activists from all around the world come together in Vienna to join the Danube Democracy Rally. The nine-day-long journey through Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest is...
September 2012: Judge Vosskuhle pronounces the ESM ruling
16-03-2014
Call for EU convention ahead of German ESM ruling
On Tuesday, 18 March 2014, Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court is due to pronounce its final judgment on the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the fiscal pact. The expected ruling follows a constitutional...

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