NEWS

REGULAR UPDATES ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS' INITIATIVE

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First Citizens’ Initiative Receives Parliamentary Majority in Finland

November 28, 2014 News

Inspired by the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), Finland also introduced a national citizens’ initiative, which…

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Third Successful ECI in History Submitted – Despite Major Flaws in ECI Rules

November 27, 2014 News

The ECI “Stop Vivisection” – the third of only three ECIs to date to pass…

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Commission blocks TTIP ECI and public debate Analysis by legal scholar James Organ

October 23, 2014 News

The refusal to register the Stop TTIP initiative is the latest in a long line…

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Workshop on European Citizens’ Initiative shows the instrument is at the crossroads

October 22, 2014 News

On 14 October 2014, together with End Ecocide, we organised a half-day event entitled “An…

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European Citizens' Initiative in numbers

45

Sumbitted

2

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