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EU Primary elections 2019
Future EU 22-03-2016

Financing the EU primary elections 2019

Leading EU think tanks and European Political Parties came together to present their ideas regarding the financing of the European primary elections ahead of the next round in 2019.
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Future EU 29-03-2012

EU, from April 1, will allow citizens to propose laws

It is not an April Fool's joke. It is finally happening. After years of talks, the EU will launch on the 1st of April the European Citizens initiative. The programme will enable people to propose new laws. Citizens will need to collect one million signatures from at least 7 different member states.
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Future EU 26-01-2012

EU presents e-petition project

The European Commission is gearing up to launch an ambitious plan that seeks to make the European Union more democratic. From the 1st of April, any citizen of a member state of the EU can introduce an initiative to get his or her idea turned into EU law. To make that happen, they need one million signatures from at least seven countries. This European Citizens' Initiative enables citizens to participate more actively in Europe's democratic life. ?Brussels hopes the ECI will boost transparency and increases the quality of European democracy.
Public Affairs 27-07-2005

Green campaigner: “NGO lobbying should be transparent too”

Registration should be made mandatory for all lobbyists across the board, including NGOs, argues corporate accountability campaigner Paul de Clerck of Friends of the Earth.
Public Affairs 27-07-2005

Interview – Friends of the Earth’s Paul de Clerck on lobbying transparency

Registration should be made mandatory for all lobbyists across the board, including NGOs, argues corporate accountability campaigner Paul de Clerck of Friends of the Earth.
Public Affairs 05-10-2004

NGOs denounce obscure procedures when dealing with public institutions

Civic organisations have highlighted a "significant degree of divergence" in the way NGOs are selected to participate in decision-making, denouncing obscure practices.
Public Affairs 27-10-2003

Accountability of NGOs

This LinksDossier covers the increasing demand for greater accountability of civil society interest groups that influence EU policy-making.

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