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16-05-2013
Lithuanian government should follow result of referendum against nuclear power plant
Democracy International calls upon the Lithuanian government to accept the result of the referendum of 14 October 2012, in which almost 65 per cent of voters had decided not to build a new nuclear power plant in...
16-05-2013
Lietuvos vyriausybė turėtų laikytis referendumo prieš atominės elektrinės statybą rezultatų
Democracy International organizacija kviečia Lietuvos vyriausybę priimti sprendimą, pagrįstą 2012 m. spalio 14 d. referendumo rezultatais, kurio metu beveik 65 procentai balsuotojų nutarė nestatyti Lietuvoje naujos...
08-05-2013
European Commission, take seriously the ECI!
Brussels, 8 May 2013: Last week the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Water is a human right’ succeeded in gathering one million signatures from at least seven EU Member States in proportion to their size of population....
18-04-2013
European Parliament: ECI must improve
Plenary debate in Strasbourg today Members of all political groups of the European Parliament share the view that more people must know about the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) and that the technical problems of...
19-03-2013
European Citizens' Initiative still too weak for real change
Brussels, 20 March 2013: On 1 April 2013 the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) will have been in use for one year. For civil society organisations the date is not a reason to celebrate.
12-03-2013
Vienna’s Citizens: No to Olympic Games in 2028
Democracy International demands binding direct democracy initiated by the citizens Strasbourg, 12 March 2013: Vienna’s voters have opted not to host the Olympic Games in their city in summer 2028. With a voter turnout...
04-03-2013
Switzerland curbs excessive salaries and bonuses through direct democracy
Democracy International: any citizen of the world must have the right to influence decisions directly. 
30-01-2013
Direct Democracy takes off at European level
'Water is a Human Right’ first European Citizens’ Initiative to reach the “magic” line - With more than 800 000 signatures collected as of today, the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) ‘Water is a Human Right’ most...
28-01-2013
Referendum in Bulgaria on the future of nuclear energy
Low threshold necessary for effective and valid results - At yesterday’s referendum on the future of nuclear energy, 61 % of Bulgarian voters opted in favour of further developing nuclear energy in the country. However...
24-01-2013
Referendum in Bulgaria on the future of nuclear energy on Sunday
Democracy International to observe first national referendum since 1971 On 27 January 2013, Bulgarians will be called to the polls to answer the question: "Should nuclear energy be developed in Bulgaria through the...

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