As per the requirements of the Lisbon Treaty today is when the European Citizens’ Initiative comes into effect:
In accordance with the Regulation, it will only be possible to launch the first European Citizens' Initiatives from 1 April 2012.Which allows:
....one million EU citizens to participate directly in the development of EU policies, by calling on the European Commission to make a legislative proposal.Don't delay, you can find all the facts here, learn how to sign up here and follow the procedure here. We can all make a difference, all we need is enthusiasm. Please partake, together we can help make the EU a safer, happier and more prosperous place to live for everyone.
Update: and you know what? UKK41 agrees with me