All ready for the European Citizens’ Initiative? Lessons from a campaign

All ready for the European Citizens’ Initiative? Lessons from a campaign

The European Citizens’ Initiative will come into operation on April 1st 2012, and will give 1 million European Citizens the right to demand that the European Commission consider introducing a specif.

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Campaigning against nuclear in the Baltic States

Campaigning against nuclear in the Baltic States

Decommissioned Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania (Update Oct 15th 2012 – in a non-binding referendum, Lithuanian voters rejected the proposal to construct a nuclear plant http://reut.rs.

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1 million European citizens for better animal welfare

1 million European citizens for better animal welfare

8hours is another example of a successful campaign of mobilisation of European citizens which can provide good tips for handling the new tool of European Citizens’ Initiative. After the European Cit.

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Making Berlin a city that has a say

Making Berlin a city that has a say

The Green party’s campaign in Berlin elections in 2011 was marked by new ideas and tools. The Greens did a lot to make the campaign more personal and to reach a bigger audience. The article “Door-.

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Door-to-door Canvassing – a good strategy for Greens?

Door-to-door Canvassing – a good strategy for Greens?

Who hasn’t heard about the successful canvassing of the 2008 Obama-Campaign and wondered whether it could work in their election campaign as well? So far the traditional focus of German street activ.

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European elections 2009 – Green success in Europe-wide campaign

European elections 2009 – Green success in Europe-wide campaign

Green candidates at launch of the EGP election campaign, March 2009 The European Parliament elections were one of the most successful ones in the history of the European Green movement, with the Green.

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Using the Green New Deal to punch above your weight – Northern Ireland Greens

Using the Green New Deal to punch above your weight – Northern Ireland Greens

The Green Party of Northern Ireland have a difficult political environmental to deal with. Decades of often violent sectarian division within this province of the United Kingdom, mean that parties not.

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Fundraising and Sponsoring

Fundraising and Sponsoring

By Albert Eckert Getting started You want to raise a huge amount of money in no time? Then you should play in a lottery – this article is going to disappoint you. Fundraising and sponsoring are well.

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Europeans unite for Fair Roaming

Europeans unite for Fair Roaming

Demo against roaming charges in Krakow Introduced by the Lisbon treaty, the European Citizens’ Initiative is intended to make the EU more democratic by giving one million EU citizens from several M.

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Canadian Greens – the importance of targeting

Canadian Greens – the importance of targeting

Elizabeth May being sworn in as Canada's first Green MP This article was written following an interview with Johan Hamels, executive director of the Green Party of Canada The Green Party has bee.

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European Disability Forum and their groundbreaking pilot Citizens’ Initiative

European Disability Forum and their groundbreaking pilot Citizens’ Initiative

EDF campaigners presenting over 1 million signatures to the European Commission The Directive which gives power to the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) is not due to come into force until April 2.

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