About this initiative

Reference
COM(2017)482
Type
Full title

Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the European citizens’ initiative

Department
Secretariat-General
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13 September 2017 - 13 November 2017
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  • Open Ministry (Finland)
    9 October 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    Open Ministry (Finland)

    The main problem in the ECI proposal, is the lack of adequate process for succesful ECI's. It is not enough to have a hearing in the European Parliament. There needs to be a more thorough process for the initiative including a vote in Parliament on the ECI. The national CI's in Finland provide a good example: the committees process the initiatives in Parliament in the same way as government bills and the proposals then come to Parliamentary...

  • Anonymous (Ireland)
    7 October 2017 EU citizen

    Anonymous (Ireland)

    I haven't had the time to read the entire document among the others I would also like to read, but when anyone has made the effort to compose and propose an initiative, the Commission should provide all necessary assistance to bring it to public attention. (I am not aware of any ECI despite my interest and regular visits to europa.eu pages.) Do you have figures for the number of citizens that have actually accessed each ECI? (I just did a...

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