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March for a Democratic Europe Now in Bratislava at EU Summit

About us

“Now the Citizens!” is a campaign run by Democracy International, Meer Democratie Netherlands, Mehr Demokratie Germany, Meer Democratie Belgium, Mehr Demokratie Austria and Omnibus für Direkte Demokratie.

Our goal is a fundamental democratic reform of the European Union. Real democracy is of the people, by the people, for the people. Citizens across the political spectrum want to have a direct say in politics! That is why our campaign aims to hold citizens' assemblies on the democratic future of Europe. Let everyday citizens develop proposals on how a truly democratic Europe looks like, turn them into law proposals, and give the people a final say on ‘constitutional questions’ via referendums! 

We, the core campaigning organisations, are pro-democracy NGOs who campaign for an equal voice for all citizens in political decision-making. We are strictly non-partisan and neither left nor right - our only focus is strengthening democracy by giving all citizens a direct say.

This campaign is a follow-up of our 2014 Democratic Europe Now campaign.

This campaign received support from the European Cultural Foundation as it is rethinking Europe as an open and democratic space.


Main campaign offices:

Democracy International
Gürzenichstraße 21 a-c
50667 Cologne - Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 221 669 66 50

Meer Democratie (Netherlands)
H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 144-148
1114 AD Amsterdam-Duivendrecht - Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)20 638 0558

Your donations are welcome!

Democracy International e.V.
IBAN: DE 58370205000001515101


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