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European Citizenship Initiative is into force
European Citizenship Initiative is into force


European Citizenship Initiative: CoR and EESC to stimulate pan-European civic participation.
The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) is one of the major innovations of the Treaty of Lisbon, aimed at increasing direct democracy in the EU. The initiative enables one million EU citizens, who are nationals of at least one quarter of the Member States, to call directly on the European Commission to propose a legal act in an area within the competences of the EU.


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