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In the draft guidance How to organise a Climate Assembly: FAQs, we answer some of the most frequently-asked questions

We will work with Network members to enhance this guidance based on emerging research and evidence.

Useful guides to initiating and running a citizens’ 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) https://www.newdemocracy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/newDemocracy-UNDEF-Handbook.pdf

Marcin Gerwin. 2018. Citizens’ Assemblies. Democracy that Works (Open Plan Foundation) https://citizensassemblies.org/

OECD. Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions (OECD) https://www.oecd.org/gov/innovative-citizen-participation-and-new-democratic-institutions-339306da-en.htm