Sven Giegold


European Citizens Initiative: Deal between Parliament and Council puts participatory European Democracy in danger

On 12 December, the European Parliament, Council and Commission reached a deal in trilogues on an updated regulation on the European Citizens Initiative (ECI). A reform is needed as only 4 ECIs managed to collect the required 1 million signatures across Europe. More than 30 initiatives failed.   Now, future ECIs will see ECIs made […]