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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: Declan Deasy, Lucy Swan, Maroš Šefčovič   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
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Composer: Philippe Bestion
Director: Stefaan Fortemps
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