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Bien qu'elles soient nécessaires et recommandées, les mesures visant à stopper la propagation de COVID-19 ont eu de larges conséquences : que ce soit sur notre vie quotidienne mais aussi sur nos démocraties. Dans cette série d’entretiens, nous allons essayer d’évaluer comment la...
While timely and necessary, the measures to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had an enormous impact not only on our daily lives, but also on our democracies. In this series, we try to asses how democratic practice has been affected and how we can make our future democracies more...
The #EPForgetUsNot action in front of the European Parliament
Endlich ist es soweit: Nach zwei langen Jahren Reformprozess der Europäischen Bürgerinitiative (EBI), können wir endlich verkünden: Die EBI  ist reformiert und die neue Regulation wurde angenommen. Zum allerersten Mal seit Ihrer Einführung, wird die EBI konkrete, strukturelle...
The #EPForgetUsNot action in front of the European Parliament
Après deux longues années de rapports sur la réforme de l'initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE), nous sommes heureux d'annoncer enfin que le nouveau règlement de l'ICE a été approuvé ! Pour la toute première fois, l'ICE verra des améliorations structurelles concrètes et...
The #EPForgetUsNot action in front of the European Parliament
After two long years of us reporting about the European Citizens’ Initiative’s (ECI) reform, we are happy to finally announce that the new regulation of the ECI has been approved! For the first time ever, the ECI will see concrete structural improvements and become a more user-...
On Tuesday, December 12, the European Commission announced its response following the submission of signatures for the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Stop Glyphosate”. Stop Glyphosate became the first ever ECI to see a proposal for legislative action by the Commission....
18 EU member states on Monday voted in favour of the European Commission’s proposal to renew the EU licence of the contested herbicide glyphosate with five years. This goes against the will of 1,3 million EU citizens and a European Parliamentary resolution. Democracy...
The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) shows a very poor track record of success: Since becoming operational in 2012, only three out of 56 presented ECIs finally reached the European Commission. Is there leeway to improve this rate of success? Maria Celeste Petrini, a PhD...


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