The European Commission refused to register the initiative. The reasons for the Commission’s refusal were explained in a three-page document, arguing that the regulation proposed by the initiating committee does not fall within the EC’s legislative competence.
The organizers submitted the initiative called „Cohesion policy for the equality of regions and the sustainability of regional cultures” to the European Commission. The initiative was based on the principle that all peoples in Europe are equal. The initiators wanted to help nationality regions to become stronger, receive more autonomy..Read More