October 2012: decision in favor of the ECI by the Spanish / Catalan trade unions / Comissions Obreres de Catalunya (CCOO CAT). The promoting National Committee is promoted by UEF Spain and the federalist movement Catalan Horitzó Europa, with the participation of Mesa del tercer social sector, Fundación Catalunya-Europa.
On March 2013, hearing on the ECI in the Catalan Parliament.
On June 12, 2012: creation of the promoting Committee in Spain.
Coordinator: Horitzó Europa (www.horitzo.eu)
Elena Rodríguez Espinar (Secretary), Kolja Bienert (Chair), Guido Ramellini (board member)
Members: Max Vives (Director) for Fundació Catalunya-Europa (www.catalunyaeuropa.net) - Mónica Clavijo Zarate for European Alternatives (www.euroalter.com) - Armando Ferrari (Director) for INCA-CGIL Spain - Ricard Bellera (International Secretary) for Comissions Obreres de Catalunya (CCOO CAT) (www.ccoo.cat) - Max Rumignani (President) for Altraitalia.
The Committee will soon be integrated by other organizations who are to consult their governing bodies.