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Commission Unlikely to Revise ECI Regulation This Year

February 26, 2016 News

High hopes for reform of Regulation 211/2011 implementing the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) were raised…

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ECI Revision Documents

February 20, 2016 News

The European Citizens’ Initiative reform process is ongoing. Over the past few months both EU…

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EESC public hearing on the ECI – 22.02.2016

February 5, 2016 News

2016 is a key year for the future of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI): the…

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EU Commission Claims ECI Creates Eurosceptisicm

January 14, 2016 News

In their December meeting, Commission President Juncker and Members of the College of Commissioners surprisingly…

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Meet the Newest ECI Campaigns

December 17, 2015 News

Since September 2015, the Commission has registered all five out of five potential ECIs. This…

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Polish Public Participation Experts Debate the ECI

December 12, 2015 News

The ECI Campaign and the Regionalny Ośrodek Debaty Międzynarodowej w Poznaniu organised a debate in…

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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

52

Sumbitted

3

Open

29

Closed

20

Rejected

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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CONTACT US

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

The ECI Campaign
Georg-Elser-Str. 19
D-79100 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