How to Get 1,6 Million Signatures and Surpass the Threshold in Twenty-One EU Member States: The Secrets of a Successful European Citizens’ Initiative

Citizens who care, a very clearly defined purpose, a vast and reliable network of national organisers, thousands of volunteers across the EU and advanced online campaigning skills helped this European Citizens’ Initiative break the records and surpass the threshold for support in twenty-one EU Member States. Find out how they made it! Read the entire […]

From the Student Dorm to the Priorities of the European Green Deal: The Incredible Story of a Young Climate Activists’ Initiative to Tax Jet Fuel in the EU

In less than a year the student-led idea ‘Ending the aviation fuel tax exemption in Europe’ made it from a discussion among friends passionate about the environment to an officially registered European Citizens’ Initiative; and to the European Green Deal’s list of priorities. Story by Timothée Galvaire & Tassos Papachristou, initiative representatives From January 2019 when our […]