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The ballot paper of the referendum on the EU-Ukraine Agreement
07-04-2016
On Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 62 per cent of Dutch voters decided in a national referendum to reject the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, while 38 per cent voted for it. The turnout quorum of 30 per cent was met: 32 per cent of the Netherlands's 12.5 million citizens participated...
Save the Dutch Referendum
30-01-2018
Meer Democratie, our Dutch partner organisation, is starting a legal case against Dutch Minister of Interior Ollongren for her attempts to block a referendum on the imminent abolition of the Consultative Referendum Act. On Thursday, February 1 at 2pm on Thursday, the case will...
Save the Dutch Referendum
11-10-2017
De nieuwe Nederlandse regering heeft gisteren aangekondigd dat ze het raadgevend referendum, dat amper twee jaar bestaat, wil afschaffen! Niesco Dubbelboer en Arjen Nijeboer, van onze Nederlandse partnerorganisatie, Meer Democratie,...
Save the Dutch Referendum
11-10-2017
The brand-new Dutch government yesterday released their coalition agreement, which includes the abolition of the Law on the Consultative Referendum, a mechanism that is only two years old. Arjen Nijeboer, of the Dutch organisation Meer...
18-04-2016
- Nach Referendum in den Niederlanden: Ratifikationsprozesse immer mit nationalen Volksabstimmungen oder EU-Volksabstimmungen- Die Aussage der Fraktionschefin der Grünen im Europaparlament Rebecca Harms nach dem Nein der Niederländer zum Ukraine-Abkommen, EU-Volksabstimmungen...
Campaigner pro the EU-Ukraine Agreement
12-04-2016
On 6 April 2016, the first national citizen-initiated referendum in the Netherlands was held. With a turnout of 32.2 percent, 61.1 percent of the Dutch voted against ratifying the Association Treaty that the EU wants to conclude with Ukraine. The referendum was made possible...
05-04-2016
On 6 April 2016, the Netherlands’ 12 million eligible citizens will decide in a national referendum on whether to correct the Dutch Parliament’s decision to approve the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Following its entry into force on 1 July 2015, this form of citizen-...
Screenshot of the platform where people can sign the petition
09-10-2015
On Friday, 9 October 2015, the Dutch democracy organisation Meer Democratie together with foodwatch Netherlands, Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth) and the Transnational Institute kicked-off a campaign for a referendum on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (...
The campaign poster by Meer Democratie
29-06-2015
The Dutch democracy group Meer Democratie has launched a citizens' initiative that aims at opening appointments for public posts to everybody - regardless of whether the person is a party member or not. 40,000 signatures are required in order to submit the citzens' initiative to...
A screenshot of www.meerdemocratie.nl
24-03-2015
De Nederlandse partnerorganisatie Meer Democratie heeft een nieuwe website. Op www.meerdemocratie.nl vind je nieuws en campagnes voor meer (directe) democratie.

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