What you can do
As a government official of an EU-Member State
- Use the arguments on this website to brief the ministry in charge, members of the EPSCO Council working group and/or of the Permanent Representations in Brussels.
- Contact us directly if you’d like to discuss some of the arguments in more detail: Email us.
The ETD could be adopted at any moment, which means that it is just the right moment to voice our concerns. Don’t wait until it’s too late.
After analyzing the ETD in detail, we’re convinced that there is no way the draft could be amended and thereby converted into a meaningful piece of legislation. The aim of the ETD can only be achieved though massive restrictions on personal freedom, freedom of contract, freedom of expression and of religion.
These massive restrictions are disproportionate in all respects and would lead to more problems than they would solve.
The draft ETD must be withdrawn by the European Commission. For this to happen, other Member States must join Germany in its opposition to the ETD – currently the only Member State that is openly opposing the ETD.
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