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Conclusion from 26.02.15 Public Hearing on the ECI in the European Parliament: “The ECI Needs Reform!”

February 28, 2015 News

On 26 February 2015, the Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) and Petitions (PETI) committees of the European…

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Timmermans Personally Commits to the ECI’S Continuation ECI Use Collapsed. Campaigners Advocate Urgent Reforms to Save ECI

February 27, 2015 News

Press Release by The ECI Campaign, 27 February 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brussels – Debate…

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12 Ways to Build a European Citizens’ Initiative That Works

February 25, 2015 News

In 2012 the European Union launched the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the first tool for…

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Timmermans, embrace the public hearing and forget the formalities

February 24, 2015 News 0 Comments

In the spirit of promoting open debate on how to reform the ECI, The ECI…

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European Citizens' Initiative in numbers

47

Sumbitted

3

Open

24

Closed

20

Rejected

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.

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

CONTACT

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

The ECI Campaign
Im Brühl 5
D-79294 Sölden bei Freiburg

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

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CONTACT DIRECTLY MEMBERS OF OUR TEAM

Carsten Berg
General Coordinator
+49-761-488-063-64
berg [at] citizens-initiative.eu

Paweł Głogowski
Project Manager
+48-782-784-684
pawel [at] citizens-initiative.eu