|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Series Title||Press Release|
The European Commission decided on 4 March 2020 to register a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) entitled ‘Voters Without Borders, Full Political Rights for EU Citizens'.
The organisers of this ECI argue that there is an increasing number of EU citizens living and working in Member States other than that of their nationality. The initiative points at barriers and obstacles faced by citizens in exercising voting rights when residing in a different Member State. The aim of the Initiative is to:
The Commission considered the initiative legally admissible, as it met the necessary conditions, and therefore decided to register it. The Commission had not yet analysed the substance of the initiative at this stage.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Electoral Law | Systems|
|Keywords||EU Citizenship, European Citizens' Initiatives [ECIs]
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|