Court final judgment on the Commission decision on the registration of the ECI ‘Cohesion policy for the equality of the regions and sustainability of the regional cultures’ (C-54/22 P)
On 22 February 2024, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in case C-54/22 P, Romania v Commission. The Commission’s 2019 decision to partially register the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) ‘Cohesion policy for the equality of the regions and sustainability of the regional cultures’ is upheld following the dismissal of Romania’s appeal.
Follow-up to the successful ECI “Stop Finning – Stop the Trade”
On 21 February, the European Commission published a call for evidence seeking views and expertise on the environmental, social and economic consequences of a potential ban on EU sales and international trade of loose shark fins and collecting feedback on potential policy options to better protect sharks and related marine ecosystems.
The aim is to ensure the best informed, participatory and transparent way of deciding on the follow-up to the 2023 European citizens’ initiative “Stop Finning – Stop the Trade”.
Results of the ImagineEU video competition for schools
The ImagineEU video competition, launched in October 2023, invited young Europeans to think of concrete ideas that could benefit citizens across the EU – similarly to the European Citizens’ Initiative.
The jury selected the three best videos, submitted by school teams from France, Italy and Romania. The teams are awarded a study trip to Brussels in March.