Most recent petitions in Austria

  • Country: Austria
  • Language: English

Petition for ingredients declaration on alcoholic beverages

Within the EU, manufacturers of alcoholic beverages do not need to tell you what they have put into the bottle. All other food and beverages, on the other hand, must have detailed ingredients lists.   In wine, for example, the manufacturers can use some 60 different additives and other substances, without them being declared on the bottle.   It all comes down to an EU decision in 1979 where they failed to decide the labelling rules for alcoholic beverages. And since then, they have left things

5557 Created: 2019-02-19 Statistics

Petition concerning the institutes of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences / Petíció az MTA kutatóintézeteinek védelmében

(magyarul alább / Veuillez trouver ci-dessous la version française) We, the undersigned, researchers from Hungary and around the world, and citizens concerned about the freedom of research in Hungary, hereby petition prime minister Viktor Orban and minister for technology and innovation Laszlo Palkovics, to stop the unilateral and hastily implemented measures concerning the funding of the research institutes of the Hungarian Academic of Sciences (HAS). We also ask that they withdraw the call for

203 Created: 2019-02-08 Statistics

In the Name of Democracy: Resignation of Krasimir Karakachanov

The case of a Bulgarian citizen, victim of battery committed by two Bulgarian citizens of Roma ethnic origin in the village of Voyvodino, is a crime under the Criminal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria. As for any crime, in the present case, both individuals are responsible for their offense if proven guilty. In a Rule of law society, when a crime is committed, it is a responsibility of the Prosecution Office to bring charges against the perpetrators (in the case of a crime of a general nature) o

1239 Created: 2019-01-09 Statistics

Diplomatic scandal: Disco club threatens to destroy historical monument

In Novi Pazar, Serbia, on the part of old Ottoman fort there is a disco clubwhich threatens to destroy the walls and make a huge damage to both, the environmentand the old structure itself. Please help as give our voice towards the relevant institutions. This petition is a last resort for us, the people of the city of Novi Pazar, to ask for justice, for respect of our heritage, for respect of our public spaces and the specific peace with which the society of this antique trading spot had for hun

872 Created: 2018-12-25 Statistics

BREAKING! Help to avoid deportation of Chechen political refugee to Russia

I. M. (beteckning 50184254), who has fled from Russia to Sweden on the 10th of November in 2014, eventually received a negative decision from Migration authorities. I. M. has 9 minor children. He is chased by Kadyrov (Russian) authorities in Russia. The truthfullness of his story has been confirmed by such famous human rights defending organisation, which are trusted on the international level, as:1) Norwegian Helsinki Committee2) Russian human rights center Memorial, in particular Svetlana Gann

1926 Created: 2018-12-20 Statistics

Save EMS Stockholm!

Save EMS! EMS – Elektronmusikstudion – the Swedish centre for electronic music and sound art, is in trouble. Since 1964 EMS has been an important hub in this field, in Sweden and internationally, making its professional studios available for the production of these kinds of art. EMS runs a well-known residency program for artists from around the world, and is also essential when it comes to knowledge-production and education. EMS is a highly artistic organization, run as an independent part of M

1122 Created: 2018-12-10 Statistics

Mecsek hills are in danger: Stop uranium mining!

  It is time to act! Sign our petition! In the heart of the Mecsek hills a company with a mysterious background plans to open a uranium mine: formerly called Wildhorse, now it’s under the name of Hungarian Uranium Resources Ltd.   Mecsek is an individual bird protection area, its unique plant community, wild life and geological forms are our protected treasures. Many of the hundreds of native species who live here reside only here in the Carpathian Basin. Both protected and highly-protected anim

2380 Created: 2018-11-29 Statistics

Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens!

(English version - scroll down for Norwegian) Petition: Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens! The Norwegian Institute at Athens has for the past three decades been of great importance for the teaching, research, publishing, and dissemination of the culture, history, archaeology, and languages of the Eastern Mediterranean. Now, the Norwegian Institute is facing the danger of becoming terminally shut down, or critically underfunded, due to the severance of its financial support from two of the p

3701 Created: 2018-10-28 Statistics

Hjælp SSPP undgå lukning! / Helft SSPP Schliessung zu vermeiden!

** Aabenraa Kommune overvejer at lukke den "grænseoverskridende" dansk/tyske streetsporthal (SSPP) på sin nuværende adresse i Padborg industriområde, hvor foreningen (medlem af DGI) har fungeret siden april 2015  ... venligst underskriv og vis din support for at SSPP fortsat skal/må bestå dér!-- www.facebook.com/streetsportparkpadborg --** Die Gemeinde Aabenraa (Apenrade) überlegt die Schliessung der "grenzüberschreitenden" dänisch/deutschen Streetsporthalle (SSPP) auf ihrer jetzigen Adresse im

607 Created: 2018-10-07 Statistics

Statement of the Network of University Teachers against banning the Gender Studies Program

In the middle of the summer university break, the Hungarian Rectors' Conference was presented a draft decree from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Justice.  This proposal called for the abolition of the masters program on Gender Studies. Such curricula are currently offered by the ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences and the Central European University (CEU).  The draft decree allowed students enrolled this year to complete their studies, but terminated this degree for future years

5123 Created: 2018-08-14 Statistics