Carsten Berg and Thomas Hieber

The European Citizens Initiative is now at a crossroads – The Member States can show which path to follow in the future.

The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is the first and, up to now, only instrument of transnational, participatory and digital democracy in the world and has its origins in the Constitutional Convention in 2002-03. When the ECI entered into force in 2012, civil society organisations across Europe have highly welcomed this new right which confers citizens […]