The Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies (KNOCA) is a new European network for those seeking considered, rigorous and widely-sourced input on climate assemblies, and will strike a balance between academic quality, practical application, impact and accessibility.
Climate Outreach is one of its founding members, and have produced this draft briefing which will be discussed, along with other briefings, at the launch event for KNOCA.
Citizens’ assemblies are increasingly being used in a number of countries at different scales of governance to inform policy responses and social action on climate change. How can we help ensure they are as meaningful and impactful as they can be?
The launch of KNOCA will take place over two days:
22 June, 6 – 7:30pm BST: This event will be relevant for anyone with an interest in the relationship between climate assemblies and climate policy. Hear from speakers at the forefront of driving the climate assembly agenda in Europe, learn about KNOCA’s plans, and share your experiences and ideas.
23 June, 1 – 5pm BST: 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.
KNOCA is an initiative of the European Climate Foundation, with several founding members including Climate Outreach.