Last weekend, the official signature collection period of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “Start Unconditional Basic Incomes (UBI) throughout the EU” ended. During the past months, nearly 300,000 citizens expressed their support for the initiative with their...
Basic Income advocates launch a #SignStorm in the EU
EU leaders should show real commitment to the needs of European citizens facing precarious situations. It is time to move towards an unconditional guarantee of economic existence and dignity for all.
Citizens across Europe expect European Council to include basic income in their plans to boost EU economy, a new transnational YouGov poll commissioned by UBIE and WeMove finds.
Within a week, over 125.000 Europeans signed a petition calling on European leaders to establish a financial capacity to support all EU countries in introducing an Unconditional Basic Income as an urgent response to the Corona crisis.
Conference at the University of Freiburg In October 11-12, 2018 about 50 participants from both social sciences and Basic Income movement all over Europe met at an interdisciplinary conference at the University of Freiburg, Germany. They discussed the Euro-Dividend as...
A new European Parliament resolution on the collaborative economy fails to answer how social rights can be safeguarded in this sector. Only basic income can do this, says UBIE.
After an inspirational series of meetings in London 24-26 March, the new board of UBIE gets ready for a busy year ahead.
The success of Benoît Hamon in the French socialist primary is also a big win for the idea of basic income – people want to place it on the top of the political agenda now.
The European Parliament’s Research Service (EPRS) just released a well-balanced briefing paper on basic income, which outlines the state of play in Europe.