This page is dedicated to providing further information relating to 1Yi objective. It will help you understand the concept, and hopefully prompt you to get involved. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to ask. 



MULTI-MEDIA RESOURCES

Click to view: The 1Yi Youtube Channel: 1Yi Ireland



Really interesting presentation from Andreas Gross.

A good insight to the current democracy being used in most countries including Ireland

A breakdown of how Switzerland and its government works under the process of Direct Democracy.

A breakdown of how Switzerland and its government works under the process of Direct Democracy.

A breakdown of how Switzerland and its government works under the process of Direct Democracy.

An interesting interview with a Swiss Government Minister about the Swiss system of direct democracy. Mandatory watching for any Member of Parliament in New Zealand.

2016 General Election 

The 1Yi campaign contacted every GE 2016 candidate and requested the candidate supports 1Yi by signing the candidate declaration. To promote transparency, we have links to the Declaration cover letter and the Candidate Declaration that were sent to candidates.  The Campaign presentation was presented at community meetings around the country.

  1. Candidate Declaration cover letter

  2. 1Yi Candidate Declaration

  3. 1Yi policy proposal for democratic reform

  4. 1Yi Campaign Presentation


The Constitutional Convention

The Convention on the Constitution was a forum of 100 people, representative of irish society and parliamentarians from the island of Ireland, with an independent Chairman. The Convention was established by Resolution of both Houses of the Oireachtas to consider and make recommendations on certain topics as possible future amendments to the Constitution. On the 27th August 2013, the convention voted in favour of people-initiated referendums becoming part of democracy in Ireland. The convention also voted in favour of public veto and public initiatives both or which are to two key elements the 1Yi objectives. Full details on the Constitutional Convention can be seen at: www.constitution.ie.

Click to view:   Constitutional Convention vote of people (citizen) initiated referendums






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This campaign is completely voluntary. All persons who wish to play an active role in the campaign automatically become part of the steering team

This campaign is completely voluntary. All persons who wish to play an active role in the campaign automatically become part of the steering team