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REGULAR UPDATES ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS' INITIATIVE

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12 Ways to Build a European Citizens’ Initiative That Works

February 16, 2015 News

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

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EP hearing for web

Public hearing in the European Parliament

January 29, 2015 News

Draft programme PUBLIC HEARING – THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATION 211/2011 OF THE EUROPEAN…

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Tips for ECI campaigns from “An ECI That Works!”

January 13, 2015 News

The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has shown great promise for EU-wide issue campaigners. ECIs have…

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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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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

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The ECI Campaign
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D-79294 Sölden bei Freiburg

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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