So, you think you want to organise a Climate Assembly?

Where are you on your journey?

Are you trying to promote the idea of a Climate Assembly?

Are you thinking about commissioning a Climate Assembly?

Or has the decision been made to run an assembly and you are trying to find guidance about what to do next?

In the draft guidance How to organise a Climate Assembly: FAQs, we answer some of the most frequently-asked questions

KNOCA is co-creating more specific guidance on aspects of Climate Assembly practice. The following guidance documents are currently available, with more to follow.

Guidance projects

Other useful guides to initiating and running an assembly include:

Peter Bryant and Lucy Stone. 2020. Climate assemblies and Juries: A people powered response to the climate emergency (PCAN)

NewDemocracy. 2019. Enabling National Initiatives to Take Democracy Beyond Elections (UN Democracy Fund)

Marcin Gerwin. 2018. Citizens’ Assemblies. Democracy that Works (Open Plan Foundation)

OECD. Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions (OECD)

Bureau Burgerberaad & Parkhuis de Zwijger. 2021. Climate Citizens’ Assemblies. Aiming for impact: Learning from European practice