NEWS

REGULAR UPDATES ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS' INITIATIVE

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Reform or Die: A Summary of the “ECI Legal Framework – Need for Reform?” Conference

December 15, 2014 News

On 10 December 2014, The ECI Campaign joined the conference “ECI Legal Framework – Need…

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Commission Registration Decisions are Weakening the ECI

December 10, 2014 News

Since the launch of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on 1 April 2012, nearly half…

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12 ways to build An European Citizens’ Initiative That Works!

December 2, 2014 News

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

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The New Deal 4 Europe ECI: A PLAN FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT

December 1, 2014 News

There are only two ECIs registered and only one that is currently collecting signatures, please…

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European Citizens' Initiative in numbers

50

Sumbitted

3

Open

23

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

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The ECI Campaign
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contact [at] citizens-intiative.eu

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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