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http://www.euractiv.com/?p=820643 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/belgians-submit-citizens-initative-to-make-frites-their-own/feed/ 0 EU opens to first citizens’ initatives amid criticism https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/eu-opens-to-first-citizens-initatives-amid-criticism/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/eu-opens-to-first-citizens-initatives-amid-criticism/#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:14:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=820622 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/eu-opens-to-first-citizens-initatives-amid-criticism/feed/ 0 EU, from April 1, will allow citizens to propose laws [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/video/eu-from-april-1-will-allow-citizens-to-propose-laws/ Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:25:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=851600 European petitions in search for ‘helpdesk’ anchored in civil society 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