NEWS

Read More

Council Proposal on ECI’s Digital Dimension Would Severely Damage ECI Instrument!

2018-09-10 News

The option to use individual Online Collection Systems (iOCS) for ECIs is widely adopted by…

Continue Reading

Read More

WHY WE NEED THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TO VOTE ON SUCCESSFUL CITIZENS’ INITIATIVES #EPForgetUsNot

2018-09-06 News

On 5 July 2018, just prior to the plenary vote to start interinstitutional negotiations on…

Continue Reading

Read More

Council position on ECI revision detrimental on two issues

2018-07-13 News

On 26 June 2018, the Council of the European Union announced that it has concluded…

Continue Reading

Read More

European Parliament finally commits to stronger involvement in follow-up to successful ECIs

2018-07-06 News

Press Release by The ECI Campaign, 6.7.2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE European Parliament votes to start…

Continue Reading

Read More

Open Letter: European Parliament, take your responsibility! #EPForgetUsNot

2018-07-03 News

Yesterday, at the start of a crucially important week in Strasbourg, we sent our second…

Continue Reading

Read More

CALL FOR CO-SIGNATORIES – Join the #EPForgetUsNot campaign! The European Citizens’ Initiative needs civil society to mobilise!

2018-06-27 News

The legislative revision of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has entered a crucial stage. In…

Continue Reading

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

60

Submitted

7

Open

34

Closed

19

Declared inadmissible

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


social media

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

---

CONTACT DIRECTLY MEMBERS OF OUR TEAM

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