NEWS

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ECI-News from the European Parliament

July 7, 2010 News

In the meantime the four rapateurs for ECI within the European Parliament have been nominated:…

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Would you sign a European Citizens’ Initiative, if you had to present your ID-Card number?

June 29, 2010 News

Please take part in the  3 question survey and express yourself under what conditions you…

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Council retains ID number requirement for ECI despite EDPS objections – Now up to the Parliament to save the ECI

June 16, 2010 News

Press Release by ECI Campaign, 16 June 2010 On Monday, 14th June, the Council agreed…

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Signs of hope for the ECI

June 15, 2010 News

There are some signs of hope that the ECI will become a usable democratic instrument…

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ECI-Seminar in the European Parliament June 22nd

June 1, 2010 News

Everyone is invited to participate in the next ECI-Seminar “Questions of Implementation”  on June 22nd,…

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Hearing in the European Parliament

May 11, 2010 News

The next ECI-hearing in the European Parliament will be organized by Gerald Häfner and can…

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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

61

Submitted

8

Open

33

Closed

20

Declared inadmissible

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