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Activists of Piu Democrazia in front of Trient's Palazzo della Regione on 16 July 2014
18-07-2014
In Trentino, an autonomous province of Northern Italy, the direct democracy initiative “Più Democrazia in Trentino” (More Democracy in Trentino) has been working for years on realising a bill for citizen participation. On 16 July 2014, the local council of Trentino held a...
Berlin Referendum Volksenscheid Tempelhof
26-05-2014
On 25 May Berlin’s citizens decided by referendum not to change the “Tempelhof Field” into an area of offices and building blocks as intended by the City Government of Berlin but to maintain the area as a green park and leisure area.  
Denmark's flag
19-05-2014
Alongside the EU elections this upcoming Sunday, Danish citizens will vote on whether to join the Unified Patent Court (UPC). This international court to consist of all EU countries is predicted to enter into force in early 2015, once 13 of all participating countries ratified...
15-04-2014
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 treaties and international trade agreements like TTIP) after these...
Electoral posters of the SVP (left) boykotted by the Initiative for More Democracy (right)
10-02-2014
The citizens of South Tyrol want more effective and citizen-friendly rules of direct democracy. This is the result of a referendum held yesterday in Italy’s autonomous province.
The Aquila Rapax, often spotted in Malta. Photo: Frank Vincentz, Wikimedia
24-01-2014
In the small island-state of Malta, member state of the European Union since 2005, shooting birds in spring is legal – and highly contested by Malta’s 400.000 inhabitants. Right now a coalition of environmentalists collected enough signatures to hold a referendum on spring...
The campaign poster of the citizens' intiative in Berlin
08-01-2014
50 per cent of Berlin’s citizens want a law that stipulates to hold referenda on the same day as general elections in the city of Berlin. Also, most Berliners (66%) do not approve the fact that the city government had chosen another date for the referendum on re-communalising...
30-12-2013
We hope the new year has started well for you. We wish you all the best for 2014!
Nude protest in Berlin. Photo by R. Neugebauer
28-11-2013
On Tuesday, 26 November 2013, we, Democracy International’s campaign team with many protesters gathered in front of the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin. Our aim was to demonstrate for the introduction of referendums at the national level in Germany,...
The Binnenhof, seat of the Dutch Senate and Parliament (Photo: Wikipedia)
14-11-2013
The introduction of the referendum at national level is not only a hot topic in Germany these days, strongly being campaigned for by democracy activists. The Netherlands, Germany’s neighbouring country in the North West, is awaiting huge democracy reforms also. In the upcoming...

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