This Friday, November 11th, KNOCA is co-hosting an event at 13:20 – 14:30 Egyptian time (EET) as a part of this year’s Climate Law and Governance Day at COP27.

The Climate Law and Governance Day will be held entirely online from 8:30 – 18:00 EGYPTIAN TIME (EET) on Friday 11 Nov 2022 during the UNFCCC 27th Conference of the Parties (COP).

The session co-hosted by KNOCA and the Grantham Research Institute, LSE is titled “Governance Innovation on Public Engagement: Learnings from Citizens Assemblies“ and is being held as part of the full-day on-line programme (Marrakech Seminar e-room).

What are the lessons learnt from the recent national and global citizens assemblies? How can climate assemblies help advance climate action? How can assemblies have more impact on politics and public support for climate policies?

Speakers: 

Chair and opening remarks: Dr Alina Averchenkova (KNOCA Founding Member and Distinguished Policy Fellow, Grantham Research Institute, LSE) 

Video address: Laurence Tubiana (Chief Executive Officer, European Climate Foundation)

Speakers/Discussants: 
Claire Mellier (Global Assembly Co-Founder and Knowledge Circle Lead, Iswe Foundation); 

Teele Pehk (Democracy Artist, Green Tiger Foundation, Estonia); 
Guillaume Casse (Global Assembly Member 2021, Dem. Republic of Congo); 
Dr. Diarmuid Torney (Associate Professor, Dublin City University);

Susie Townend (Head of Secretariat of Scotland’s Climate Assembly 2020-2021, Government of Scotland. *Pending final confirmation).

To see the full programme and to join please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/climate-law-and-governance-day-2022-tickets-437203175467.

Please note that unlike all normal KNOCA events there is a fee to attend the Law and Governance Day, which goes to the third-party organizer. This fee is waived for students and those lacking funds/being on low income.