The Information Required for Registering the Proposed Citizens' Initiative
- The title of the proposed citizens' initiative:
Cohesion policy for the equality of the regions and sustainability of the regional cultures.
- The subject matter:
The cohesion policy of the EU should pay special attention to regions with national, ethnic, cultural, religious or linguistic characteristics that are different from those of the surrounding regions.
- The description of the objectives of the proposed citizens' initiative on which the Commission is invited to act:
For these regions, including geographic areas with no administrative competencies, the prevention of economical backlog, the sustainment of development and the preservation of the conditions for economic, social and territorial cohesion should be done in a way that ensures their characteristics remain unchanged. For this, these regions must have equal opportunity to access various EU-funds and the preservation of their characteristics and their proper economical development must be guaranteed, so that the EU's development can be sustained and its cultural diversity maintained.
- The provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers for the proposed action:
Articles 2 and 3 of the Treaty on European Union.
Articles 153, 167, 170, 174, 176, 177 and 178 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.