C·A·Perspectives 3/2011: The European Citizens’ Initiative – a useful instrument for public participation?

C·A·Perspectives 3/2011: The European Citizens’ Initiative – a useful instrument for public participation?

The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) – one of the major innovations of the Lisbon Treaty – allows citizens from April 2012 to call directly on the European Commission to propose a legal act within the framework of its powers. However, the formal requirements for such an initiative have been set […]

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In the news today – 08/03/2012

In the news today – 08/03/2012

Martin calls for restructuring of promissory notes Irish Times Shares up on Greek bond swap hopes Irish Times State caves in to turf cutters and backs Dail protest motion Irish Independent TD in treason claim over treaty Irish Independent Deadline for Greek debt deal passes today RTE News ECB to […]

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In the news today – 07/03/2012

In the news today – 07/03/2012

Deadline looms for Greek creditors to sign up for ‘voluntary’ bond swap Irish Times Euro has damaged Dutch economy, report claims Irish Times State to seek €3.1bn payment delay Irish Times Fiscal responsibility bill needed before referendum, says Kenny Irish Examiner Greece announces Cabinet reshuffle Irish Independent EU enlargement ad […]

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In the news today – 06/03/2012

In the news today – 06/03/2012

Referendum will be ‘once-off’ event – Kenny RTE News Moody’s warns Ireland may need second bailout RTE News Cabinet divided over date for fiscal compact referendum Irish Times MEP claims Sweden negotiated special deal Irish Times EU considers laws to put women into top jobs BBC News EU commissioner blasts […]

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