Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Study and supply of services on the development of eParticipation in the EU - Study on Impacts and Benefits of eLegislation - Study on Growth and Scalability of eLegislation

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Recent demand for Citizens participation to EU level decisions increases the importance and potential of eParticipation. eParticipation is constantly developing and comprises a variety of areas such as e-consultation, e-legislation, e-petition and e-deliberation. ICTs can empower Citizens to be more involved in the decision-making processes, enabling not only a better and faster decision-making process, increased transparency and accountability, but also encouraging better communication between all parties involved. On the latter point, this can have positive impact on policies from Local to European level and contribute towards achieving the i2010 goals. The time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents is 8 January 2007
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