Motion: Developing and improving the European Citizens’ Initiative – SSW Ungdom


Bearing in mind that:

A) The EU-Commission does not have an obligation to act when a successful Citizens’ Initiative gets turned in

B) the great administrative burden which the realisation of this mechanism contains The European Free Alliance Youth:

Calls for a developed and improved system which makes it easier for EU-citizens to participate in European politics by:

A) lowering the number of signatures needed from 1 million to 500.000

B) presenting the successful implemented citizens’ initiative to the European Parliament. If the majority agrees, it will be presented to the European Commission which in that case has an obligation to act

C) making the system of collecting signatures easier and standardizing it in all states participating