An opportunity to discuss emerging findings and set the agenda for KNOCA.

This event is aimed at those who have experience of or a desire to run Climate Assemblies. The event will offer participants the opportunity to respond to up to date analyses of learnings from recent European Climate Assemblies, and offer ideas of what KNOCA should be prioritising over the next year.

Date and time: Wednesday 23rd June.  14:00 - 18:00  CEST

Joining details: Registration here


  14:00 - 14:10 Welcome
●       The purpose of the day, what we will be doing Professor Graham Smith, Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster. Founding Chair of the Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies
Session 1 14:10 - 15:10 How the design of Climate Assemblies can be used to drive climate action
 ●       Presentation of two briefings« How does the framing of climate change affect the conclusions reached in Climate Assemblies? »
« How can Climate Assemblies be integrated into the policy system and the policy cycle? »
●       Panellist responses
●       Participant discussion
●       Summary of key priorities for KNOCA 
Session 2 15:25 - 16:25 Building the legitimacy and legacy of Climate Assemblies
●       Presentation of two briefings« What is the impact and legacy of Climate Assemblies? »
« How can the legitimacy and resonance of Climate Assemblies in the wider society be ensured? »
●       Panellist responses
●       Participant discussion
●       Summary of key priorities for KNOCA
16:25 - 16:40Break
Session 3 16:40 -17:45Setting the agenda for KNOCA
●       Summary of priorities emerging from the two sessions
●       Defining together the next priorities for KNOCA 
●  Summary and next steps
17:50 - 18:00What´s next?
Closing remarks by Erica Hope, Director of Climate Planning and Laws, European Climate Foundation