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Citizens Pact for European Democracy

Updated Wednesday, 7th August 2013

A bottom-up effort to bridge the infamous democratic deficit in Europe.

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Citizens Pact logo Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Citizens Pact Citizens Pact for European Democracy describes itself as an initiative that "gathers citizens, civil society organisations and local authorities from all over Europe around the realisation of a Citizens Manifesto by the end of 2013 where a shared set of demands for change in EU decision-making will be formulated, on topics ranging from employment and welfare to civil rights and economic and political reforms".

It was initiated by non-governmental organisations/charities and encourages people to participate through public assembly. Citizens Pact for European Democracy is transnational in orientation and concerned with democracy, politics & representation.

It was launched in December 2012 and ends in June 2014.

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