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Photo from the ECI day taken by Democracy International
Democracy International has been working on strengthening the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) for over 11 years - that is as long as the ECI has been in existence because we have been there since day one. For over three years, Democracy International has worked with its...
Q&A session with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission ©EU/2019
Le 2 avril 2019, la Journée de l'Initiative Citoyenne Européenne (ICE) a eu lieu pour la 8e fois. Il a été organisé par le Comité économique et social européen (CESE) et co-organisé par Democracy International, ainsi que par ECAS et The ECI Campaign. La Bertelsmann Stiftung a...
Q&A session with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission ©EU/2019
On April 2, 2019, the ECI Day took place for the 8th time. It was hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and co-organised by Democracy International, as well as by the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) and The ECI Campaign. Beyond that, the Bertelsmann...
Save OpenECI
18 experts warn against the Council proposal to ban the use of alternative software to collect European Citizens’ Initiative signatures.[1]
  • Council wants to to ban alternatives to Commission’s software
  • 18 experts...
Save OpenECI
On 24 October, 18 democracy and campaigning experts submitted an open letter to the EU institutions, urging them to preserve the digital freedom of European Citizens' Initiative organisers.
The #EPForgetUsNot action in front of the European Parliament
Es war ein langer Weg für die Überarbeitung der Europäischen Bürgerinitiative (EBI) im vergangenen Jahr. Nach einem hektischen Sommer mit offenen Briefen, Vergissmeinnicht-Blumen, Social-Media-Kampagnen und wachsenden Allianzen, wird die EBI-Reform in diesem Jahr wahrscheinlich...
The #EPForgetUsNot action in front of the European Parliament
It’s been a long journey for the revision of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) over the last year. The ECI reform will probably come to a close this year, but not before a busy summer of open letters, forget-me-nots, social media campaigns, and growing alliances.
The EU Commission's new campaign: #EUTakeTheInitiative
„Ergreife die Initiative!" Diese Aufforderung der Europäischen Kommission an alle Bürger der Europäischen Union stellt die jüngste Entwicklung in Bezug auf die Umsetzung partizipativer und direkter Demokratie auf transnationaler Ebene dar. In Wirklichkeit bleibt die Entstehung...
The EU Commission's new campaign: #EUTakeTheInitiative
"Prenez l'initiative !" Cette demande de la Commission européenne à tous les citoyens de l'Union européenne marque le dernier développement en matière de démocratie participative et directe au niveau transnational dans l’Union. En réalité, l'élaboration et l'application de l'...
The EU Commission's new campaign: #EUTakeTheInitiative
“Take the Initiative!” This request by the European Commission to all citizens of the European Union marks the latest development in embracing participatory and direct democracy at the transnational level. In reality, the making and application of the European Citizens’...


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