"Finding solutions together"

Christoph Schnüll copyleft Bonn im Wandel

With the help of randomly selected citizens, the city of Bonn wants to reach the aim of net-zero emissions by 2035. Steffen Krenzer observed the process of the Bonn Climate Forum. Here is his report. More

Water of the future

Complex Conversations

Recycled water should be the drinking water source of the future for Auckland. That is a recommendation of a citizens' assembly held in the New Zealand city. More

Citizen ideas on energy transition

Werner Warmuth

In Freiburg, Germany's first cross-municipality citizens' assembly presented recommendations for the accelerated expansion of renewable energies in the Freiburg region on 20 September 2022. More

Randomly selected pupils discuss youth participation

S. Hofschlaeger / pixelio.de

In the German city of Brandis randomly selected pupils develop ideas for youth participation in their town. More

Luxembourg: 57 recommendations on climate action


In Luxembourg, a Climate Assembly handed over its recommendations to Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Environment Minister Joëlle Welfring and Energy Minister Claude Turmes on 15 September 2022. More

Randomly selected citizens als legislators

Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat

In the Swiss canton of Vaud, a randomly selected Citizens' Chamber is  proposed to be created with the help of a popular initiative. The special thing about it is that the chamber should also be able to pass laws. More

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Read more interesting facts and stories about citizens' assemblies in Germany and around the world in our news column.