Tag Archives: Citizens

EUCANDOIT – How a Petition can shape the future of Europe – Citizens Take Over – Europe Day – 9 May

EUCANDOIT - How a Petition can shape the future of Europe - Citizens Take Over  - Europe Day - 9 May

On the 9th of May, a coalition of citizens, civil society organisations, and movements called for a kick off the step of a self-organized European Citizens Assembly for the future of Europe. The Covid19 crises accelerated the need for joint European actions and reforms to ensure the protection of health …

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Inside the Rescue Mission to Bring Back Danish Citizens Stranded in Peru

Inside the Rescue Mission to Bring Back Danish Citizens Stranded in Peru

Trapped in Peru: The Danish Rescue – Caught out by the coronavirus on the trip of a lifetime, many travellers found themselves stranded in Peru under a military-enforced lockdown. Watch Denmark’s fight to repatriate hundreds of citizens. Subscribe to Journeyman here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures Under a state of emergency, Peru’s 32 million …

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EU CAN DO IT , EU SHOULD DO IT Citizens at the European Parliament for a global response to covid19

EU CAN DO IT , EU SHOULD DO IT Citizens at the European Parliament for a global response to covid19

Today, on April 30th 2020, after efforts to have an urgency procedure activated, Virginia Fiume (Eumans coordinator) presented in front of the PETI Committee of the European Parliament the petition to the EP calling for a European response to the COVID19 social, economic and health crisis – #EuCanDoIt. The petition …

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FR: Citizens’ Assemblies, democratic innovation made true | AIR 18.04.2020

FR: Citizens’ Assemblies, democratic innovation made true | AIR 18.04.2020

Due to COVID-19, Extinction Rebellion Switzerland has decided to not carry out the actions planned for the April Rebellion. Instead, we invite you to participate in the mightiest form of civil disobedience: to think, to discuss, and to form a solid opinion. This is like a Citizens’ Assembly on a …

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Facing COVID-19, Citizens Spread Masks, Food and Hope

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Letter from Bhopal: Facing COVID-19, Citizens Spread Masks, Food and Hope On March 24, facing the perilous COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India abruptly imposed what amounted to a 21-day lockdown of a nation of 1.3 billion. Some 250 million of those people live on less than $2 …

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The Court of Justice of the EU continues to exclude EU citizens from EU external relations

The Court of Justice of the EU continues to exclude EU citizens from EU external relations

Case C-612/18 – ClientEarth v Commission In an ‘unfortunate’ ruling, the Court of justice of the EU (CJEU) has decided to continue excluding members of the public from the debate on investment courts, despite the threat this arbitration system represents for the rule of law and the environment. In 2016, …

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Interview: Mark Jaccard – The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Success

Interview: Mark Jaccard - The Citizen's Guide to Climate Success

Mark Jaccard has been a professor for the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University, Canada since 1986. Jaccard has been involved in the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the China Council for international cooperation on environment and from 1992 to 1997 he was the chair …

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