NEWS

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What are the next steps of the ECI?

February 1, 2010 News

Today the dead-line for turning in ECI-proposals to the EU-Commission is over and several people…

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Carsten Berg: How to implement the ECI

January 31, 2010 News

  Carsten Berg, coordinator of the ECI-Campaign has made detailed proposals how the ECI should…

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Positions of Democracy International

January 20, 2010 News

Mehr Demokratie was involved in the process which led to the inclusion of the European Citizens’…

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Maros Sefcovic: the chance for a “real voice”

January 19, 2010 News

Yesterday, there was quite an interesting hearing within the European Parliament. Slovakia’s commissioner-designate, Maros Sefcovic,…

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10 basic elements of fair implementation

December 5, 2009 News

The Treaty of Lisbon opens up the possibility for citizens to submit a proposal to…

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Gerald Häfner: Europe can only be built in a democratic way

December 4, 2009 News

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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

60

Sumbitted

7

Open

33

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
Ida-Kerkovius-str. 7
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
+49-761-4014451
berg [at] citizens-initiative.eu