Ombudsman – Le Défenseur des Droits
7, rue Saint-Florentin
Petitions must be addressed to the President of the Assembly. They can also be submitted by a member of the assembly. The right of petition is described in Section 4 of the Ordinance of 17 November 1958, on the functioning of parliamentary assemblies and sections 147-151 of the Rules of the National Assembly.
126 rue de l'Université
75355 Paris 07 SP
Tel: +33 (0)1 40 63 50 00
Citizen’s legislative initiative
According to Article 72-1 of the Constitution, citizens can propose to their local assemblies to table an issue for debate and or referendum.
The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 788 8484 / Fax: 32 2 788 8485