Tag Archives: EuroPetition

Next challenge for petitioning software: the ECI

It is times like this that it is frustrating to live in a city that’s (let’s face it) at the periphery of the EU, and to be working in times of budgetary constraint. There are a lot of exciting developments … Continue reading

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The 100 day lifespan of the e-petition

As part of the EuroPetition evaluation process for the report we’ve just issued, one research question we asked was whether there is an optimum time for closing a petition. I thought I’d discuss one finding that came out of playing … Continue reading

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Petitions to the European Parliament – 2009 report

I’ve finally been able to write some notes from the European Parliament’s report on petitioning in 2009 – it was approved 7 June 2010, so really I have no excuse for being so late with this piece. Despite the delay, … Continue reading

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Future Democracy ’10 – London 2 December

Future Democracy ’10, the UK’s leading annual conference on all aspects of e-democracy, from e-campaigning, e-petitions and e-voting to the use of the internet and new technologies in the policy cycle; democratic activity and engagement. The event – Headstar’s seventh … Continue reading

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PEP-NET Summit: My ECI/petitioning presentation

Here’s a copy of the presentation I gave in my corner at the PEP-NET summit today, and a PDF of the flowchart I draw from the draft ECI Regulation. I spoke about EuroPetition and the ECI as systems for supporting … Continue reading

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