European Citizens' Initiatives

General resources on European Citizens' Initiatives

In terms of Article 11.4 (TEU) and Regulation (EU)  No 788/2019 over 1 million citizens can demand a European law. The Commission has a dedicated website describing how European Citizens’ Initiatives (ECIs) work and the state of play with successful, refused or failed ECIs.


Want to sign one or more ECIs ?  Visit the Commission website and be part of the change!


A number of NGOs offer assistance with ECIs:



Each year the European Economic and Social Committee brings the main stakeholders together in April. Find more about the European Citizens' Initiative Day 2019.


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