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Plenary vote on European Citizens’ Initiative

Monday 13 December 2010

Exactly 1 year after the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon, positive signals finally came from the European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) about the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) regulation that should render the instrument operational. Yet, representatives from all undersigned youth organisations fear that AFCO’s position will be watered-down in the end game and are therefore urging MEPs from across the political spectrum to render the instrument as democratic and accessible as possible at the plenary vote on 16 December.

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