* First 50,000 signatures collected
* January deadline extended due to covid 19
* Cappato “Together with the pandemic, it is the challenge of our time”
The European Commission has approved the extension until 22 April (World Earth Day) of the deadline for the collection of one million signatures on the ECI (European Citizens' Initiative) “StopGlobalWarming:eu”, which calls for minimum European taxation on all CO2 emissions by reducing taxes on labour.
Navi Pillay is the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - this is the full transcript of her speech during “The Paris Agreement 5 years later”, the event organised by EUMANS and StopGlobalWarming.eu.
Thank you very much Marco, and thank you for having me and you have my signature (for the ECI) in spirit actually.
This is the Activity Report presented by Virginia Fiume, coordinator of EUMANS, during the Assembly of EUMANS Members held on 8 December 2020. Click here to take part in the next Assembly and join EUMANS as a member.
We called for this Assembly of EUMANS members with a deadline in mind and with a key question for all of us.
The deadline is the EUMANS Constituent Assembly to be held before June 2021.
On November 12th 2020 the Mayor of Frankfurt, Peter Feldmann, publicly endorsed the European Initiative StopGlobalWarming.eu for a carbon pricing in the EU. The Mayor joins the group of Municipalities and Regions who are taking a stand against climate change and committing to increase the knowledge of citizens of their rights to take part in EU politics through participatory democracy instruments.