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DI and ECI Campaign get ‘The Good Lobby’ award

Cologne, Germany, Dec 23 (UNI) Cologne-based direct democracy organisation - Democracy International (DI) and the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) Campaign, which is a neutral and independent organisation working for the successful introduction and implementation of the European Citizens’ Initiative right have been given "The Good Lobby - 2018" award for their contribution to "equalising political power and influence in Europe and beyond".
The Good Lobby Awards is an ‘annual celebration of projects, initiatives and campaigns led by citizens committed to lobby for change’.
The other finalists for the TGL NGO of the Year 2018 Award were: EuroChild, Transparency International and the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF). The jury deciding on the finalists and winners consisted of a carefully selected, independent panel of ‘activists, lawyers and NGOs representatives’.
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