Political correspondent, based in Paris.F. A. Z. Twitter
The Convention the amendment is in favour of a Constitution, in order to give the right to an intact environment in the Constitution. President Emmanuel Macron has promised the proposals of the citizens Convention to be addressed. He announced that he wanted to get together early next week with the 150 participants. The President had joined already in January, during the consultations a meeting and discussed these with participants. 29. June, he wants to give is also known, whether he should call a Referendum.
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transport Minister, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said on Monday, a sharper speed limit on motorways there could be a referendum. "Speed limits affect traffic safety, climate protection and the rights of freedom of the French people," said Djebbari in the radio station RTL. He would prefer it if the French could vote on it. The French Constitution provides for direct Popular referenda. But since the failed Referendum on the European constitutional Treaty in 2005 have shunned the President, on this direct democratic Instrument.
With the convening of a "citizens ' Convention" tried Macron to refute the accusation that the climate protection measures are not democratically legitimated. For nine months of the Convention are members between the ages of 18 and eighty years, at regular intervals in the premises of the economic and social Council in Paris. They had been determined by a sophisticated lottery. So care was taken to ensure that the different regions, age groups and professions to reflect. The Covenant of mayors does not claim to be "representative" for the French society.Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 04:19