Decades of corporate lobbying and party politics have led to a climate and ecological emergency that poses an unprecedented existential threat to humanity and all life on Earth. "Politics as usual" is no longer an option. We believe our system needs a reconsideration and improvement of democratic processes.
The basic outlines of a citizens assembly in the Netherlands according to Extinction Rebellion.
Synthesis of previous research on Citizens Assemblies.
Key talking points about Citizens Assemblies.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Citizens Assemblies
Guide for organising local Citizens' Assemblies (external resource)
Guide for setting up a People Assemblies open deliberative sessions and explaining the difference to a a Citizen Assembly.
Case Study on Citizens Assembly performed in the Netherlands in 2005 on the electoral system.
Case Study on a Citizens Assembly currently being developed in Devon (UK) on Climate neutrality.