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"Warming up for the Citizens' Initiative" conference with the participation of Maroš Šefčovič

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Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration, participated in the conference entitled "Warming up for the Citizens' Initiative", which was organised in Brussels.
The Lisbon Treaty introduced a new form of public participation in European Union policy shaping, the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). As required by the Treaty, on a proposal from the EC, the EP and the Council adopted a Regulation which defines the rules and procedure governing this new instrument (Regulation (EU) No. 211/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council 16 February 2011 on the citizens' initiative).

Type: College   Reference: I-072154   Date: 26/01/2012   Duration: 02:00
Personalities:   Šefčovič, Maroš |   Swan, Lucy |   Deasy, Declan  
Location: Brussels - EC/Charlemagne  
Languages: ENGLISH

Tags: Citizens' rights | Computer | Council of the EU - presidency | Denmark | European Citizens' Initiative | European Commission – Directorates-General and services | European citizenship | European civil service | Internet | Social networks | Transparency | Treaty of Lisbon
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© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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