Introducing climate considerations in all policies

Climate consideration in every policy

European Citizens’ Initiative The climate crisis is intensifying, and we need new laws and policies to tackle it – the new European Citizens’ initiative “Call to action” might help further this agenda. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Written by Lea Gormsen // 14.11.2021 Climate change By now climate change is on everyone’s mind, regardless of your stand towards it.…

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Banning fossil fuel advertisements in the EU!

The new European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Ban fossil fuel ads and sponsorship” has brought together thirty organisations demanding a new law to achieve carbon-neutrality in Europe. Written by Sophia Stille // 12.11.2021 Banning fossil fuel ads During the past two weeks, activists, policy-makers and scientists got together at the COP26 conference in Glasgow to continue…

The initiative fights to end cosmetic testing on animals

Safe and cruelty-free cosmetics, right?

The European Citizens’ Initiative This European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) focuses on the use of animals for cosmetic testing and is trying to end the animals’ suffering. You can still sign the initiative “Save, Cruelty-Free Cosmetics”! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Written by Lea Gormsen // 08-11-2021. Cosmetic testing on animals The use of animal testing while developing cosmetics is…

An exchange programme for civil servants?

European Citizens’ Initiative This newly launched European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) calls for the introduction of an Erasmus-like exchange programme for civil servants in the EU to experience work life in a different member state. Written by Sophia Stille // 05.11.2021   The Initiative Many study programmes and universities make it possible to participate in an…

The initiative fights to stop the trade of shark finning in EU.

Stop finning – the cruel reality of shark killings

The European Citizens’ Initiative You can still sign the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Stop Finning” that works to stop the cruel killing of sharks. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Written by Lea Gormsen // 28.10.2021 The shark industry Every year about a hundred million sharks are killed.[1] Up to 73 million of these sharks are killed just to make…

Voters without Borders!

European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Voters without Borders” demands a right to vote in national and regional elections, as well as in referenda for EU citizens who live in a different member state. Written by Sophia Stille // 29.10.2021 Universal Suffrage as a fundamental right What if you are from Slovenia…

everybody has the right to basic income

Is it fair that everybody is paid a basic income regardless of what they do or don’t do?

European Citizens’ Initiative There is still time for you to sign the European Citizens’ Initiative “Unconditional Basic Income”. This initiative works to establish unconditional basic income throughout the EU. __________________________________________________________________________ Written by Lea Gormsen 20-10-2021 The initiative The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) started collecting signatures in September 2020 and by now (13-10-2021) they have collected…

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Reclaim your Face: Biometric mass surveillance in public spaces

Surveillance technologies can pose a threat to our private spheres and should be strictly regulated, demands the ‘ReclaimYourFace’ campaign and therefore launched a European Citizens’ Initiative in February 2021. Written by Sophia Stille // 15.10.2021 In the past decades, data and biometric surveillance technologies have evolved immensely. In certain situations this can be helpful, just…

Right to cure

Everyone has equal right to treatment during a global pandemic!

The European Citizens’ Initiative Now you have the chance to sign the ongoing citizens’ initiative “Right to cure” which fights for the right of every individual to the Covid-19 vaccine and much more! Written by Lea Gormsen // 24.09.2021 The initiative “Right to cure” This European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) entered the race on the 21st…