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Cette année, la Journée de l'ICE a montré une fois de plus que le premier et unique outil transnational de démocratie directe au monde est un travail en cours. Daniela Vancic, responsable du programme européen chez Democracy International, jette un coup d'œil sur la révision...
Ein Gespräch mit Lukas Wegmüller, Co-Generalsekretär der Neuen Europäischen Bewegung Schweiz über die Stärken und Schwächen der Schweizer direkten Demokratie und die Europäische Union aus eidgenössischer Perspektive.                 
On 28 October 2015 the European Parliament in Strasbourg adopted a report on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) that contained many reforms the organisations Democracy International, Mehr Demokratie and WeMove.EU had proposed. Yet, a major issue remains unsolved: In the...
At this very moment, history in Europe is being written. The future of the European Union is being haggled and gambled over in a state of panic and helplessness. Democracy International instead calls for a proper debate to lay the foundation for a better, more democratic and...
On 16 June 2015, the Council of the European Union hosted for the first time in history an event directly dedicated to participatory democracy – the European Citizens’ Initiative. Democracy International used this occasion to advocate its proposals for reforming the European...
Logo by the European Commission of the ECI
One day before the third birthday of the European Citizens‘ Initiative (ECI), the European Commission has presented a report in which it analyses the implementation of the ECI since it became effective three years ago. The executive body of the EU reaches the conclusion that the...
EU decision-makers and stakeholders met for a hearing on 26 February 2015 in the European Parliament to discuss the vital need for reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The ECI was implemented in 2012 and has since then experienced minor successes and major hurdles...
The panel of the first ECI hearing on "Right2Water"
In view of the upcoming review of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) the European Parliament is inviting experts and practitioners to a public hearing on the implementation of the ECI. The hearing will take place in Brussels on 26 February 2015. In this view, Democracy...
Der Grundstein einer gut funktionierenden Demokratie liegt in der umfassenden und standhaften Teilnahme ihrer Bürger:innen. Im Laufe der Jahre hat Europa verschiedene demokratische Instrumente zur Erleichterung der Bürger:innenbeteiligung eingeführt, wie z.B. die neuen...
La pierre angulaire d'une démocratie qui fonctionne bien repose sur la participation étendue et solide de ses Au fil des ans, l'Europe a mis en place divers instruments démocratiques pour faciliter l'implication des, tels que les nouveaux panels de...


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