A European network for sharing best practice on the design and implementation of Climate Assemblies
The Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies (KNOCA) is an initiative of the European Climate Foundation, as a ‘go to’ place for those seeking considered, rigorous and widely-sourced input on the design and implementation of Climate Assemblies. KNOCA strikes a balance between academic quality, practical application, impact and accessibility.
First Youth Climate Assembly in Estonia presents its proposals
As previously highlighted by KNOCA, Estonia has used the climate assembly model to engage young people aged 16-29 in Ida-Viru County. The assembly report is now available. The regional authoriy has agreed to consider how to integrate the proposals into its Just Transition Plan and assembly members have presented them in person to the country’s…
KNOCA News piece on Estonia: Using assemblies as a tool for climate NGOs to help reach their goals – New guide available
Based on the experience of the Youth Regional Citizen’s Climate Assembly that recently took place in Estonia, this useful guide provides advice to climate NGOs on how to better engage with climate assemblies. Climate Assemblies as a Tool for Environmental Associations in Moving Towards Climate Goals is written by Maris Jõgeva from the Estonian Fund…
Call for papers on citizens' assemblies in times of crisis
Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research is looking for proposals for papers for its special issue on “Citizens assemblies in times of crisis” Citizens’ assemblies and other sortition-based participation methods are trending around the world as a means to involve citizens directly in political decision-making. But can citizens’ assemblies contribute to problem-solving in…