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Final call: You can still answer the consultation on the ECI

August 15, 2017 News

The public consultation on the ECI is still open: until tomorrow 24 o´clock. If you…

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Expats and the ECI – an unasked question in the public consultation

August 1, 2017 News, Opinion

” Hi, I’d like to support this initiative but I am unable to register it….

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ECI “Stop Glyphosate” followed by action outside Commission Building

July 22, 2017 News

Brussels, 19 July: Citizens toppled a giant glyphosate bottle at the Schuman roundabout outside the…

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European Ombudsman writes to Commission: Better ECI regulation is needed

July 14, 2017 News

Another milestone on the way to a truely improved ECI: Emily O´Reilly, European Ombudsman, has…

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Some Comments on the New Legislative Report on the Revision of the ECI Regulation

July 10, 2017 News, Opinion

July 12th will be the date for the EP´s first discussion on its new draft…

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Breaking: European Parliament with Legislative Proposal for a better ECI The European Citizens´ Initiative is back on the agenda!

July 6, 2017 News

Press Release The ECI Campaign  highly welcomes a new draft for a Legislative Initiative Report…

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AN ECI THAT WORKS!

OUR REFORM PROPOSALS TO ENSURE THAT THE ECI WORKS FOR ALL EU CITIZENS

ECI for all

Ensure that all EU citizens can support an ECI – wherever they live.

Data requirements

Reduce and harmonise personal data requirements across member states.

ID requirements

Eliminate ID number requirements.

>16 supporters

Lower the age of ECI support to 16.

Online Collection System

Redesign the online signature collection system (OCS).

E-mail addresses

Collect e-mail address within the main ECI support form.

18 MONTHS

Lengthen the signature collection time to 18 months.

CAMPAIGN START DATE

Give ECI campaigns time to prepare: let them choose their launch date.

SUPPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Provide a support infrastructure for ECIs with legal advice, translation and funding.

LEGAL STATUS

Provide an EU legal status for ECI citizens’ committees.

Legal adminissibility

Modify the first legal admissibility check.

Awareness

Increase public and media awareness of the ECI.

European Citizens' Initiative in numbers

61

Sumbitted

8

Open

33

Closed

20

Rejected

ABOUT THE ECI CAMPAIGN

The ECI Campaign

The ECI Campaign is an organization exclusively working for the successful introduction and implementation of the European Citizens’ Initiative right – the world’s first tool of participatory, transnational and digital democracy. We are independent, neutral in policy, non-profit and non-EU financed. Our work is carried by the invaluable input of volunteers, like-minded partners, donors and a small coordination team.

Fully independent

Focused only on the ECI

Organised by citizens

Non-profit


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CONTACT US

INTERESTED IN THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS' INITIATIVE? DROP US A LINE!

The ECI Campaign
Ida-Kerkovius-str. 7
D-79100 Freiburg

+49-761-48806364
contact [at] citizens-intiative.eu

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CONTACT DIRECTLY MEMBERS OF OUR TEAM

Carsten Berg
General Coordinator
+49-761-4014451
berg [at] citizens-initiative.eu