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Webinar: ‘The European Citizens’ Initiative and how to collect signatures’

October 7, 2021 @ 12:30 - 13:45

The webinar will provide a general introduction to the European Citizens’ Initiative – with a special focus on the process of collecting statements of support. It will allow participants to learn more about the European Citizens’ Initiative as a tool to impact European public policy making. The speakers will cover the initiative’s nature, procedure, and successes.
Additionally, special focus will be put on collecting signatures (offline and online). European Citizens’ Initiative organisers will share their expertise on the subject and provide participants with tips and hints based on their personal experiences.

Platform: WebEx

Language: English



Welcome & Introduction (10 minutes)

The European Citizens’ Initiative (20 minutes)

Collecting signatures offline and online (30 min)

Q&A with audience (15 minutes)


Elisa Lironi, Senior Manager European Democracy, European Citizen Action Service (ECAS)


Flavio Grazian, Participatory Democracy Manager, European Citizen Action Service (ECAS)

Attila Dabis, Organiser of ‘Cohesion policy for the equality of regions and sustainability of regional cultures’


To register, please send an email indicating your first name, surname, and organisation (optional), at the following email address:

Privacy Statement

The Webinar will be hosted on WebEx which is a platform fully compliant with the GDPR. The applicable privacy statement  for this event is available on the European Commission website.