In order to participate in this consultation, all interested citizens, organisations and public authorities in the European Union and beyond were invited to fill in an on-line questionnaire. This questionnaire consisted of closed questions, and the on-line consultation was anonymous.
The Commission received 3414 replies to this questionnaire. These replies were analysed in aggregrated form, and the results were published in a summary report.
In addition, the Commission received a number of free contributions which were submitted by e-mail. These contributions are published below.