Citizens' assemblies on state level
What is going on with sortition-based democracy in the German federal states? Take a look at our overview.
Citizens Forum on "crisis-proof society"
In the German state of Baden-Württemberg, representatives of the citizens' forum "Crisis-proof Society" and the children's and youth participation formats on the topic presented their results on 26 May 2023. Weiter...
Citizens' Forum "Development of the Black Forest National Park"
In a citizens' forum, randomly selected citizens from Baden-Württemberg developed ideas for the future of the Black Forest National Park. More
Citizens' Forum Agriculture BW
On 16 January 2023, the Citizens' Forum on the Strategy Dialogue on Agriculture in Baden-Württemberg handed over its final report with concrete recommendations to the state government. More
Climate assembly in Berlin
After about eight weeks of intensive deliberations, the first climate assembly in Berlin presented almost 50 recommendations to policymakers on 30 June 2022. More
Forum COVID-19 in Saxony
In 2022, the Forum COVID-19 in Saxony recommended more citizen dialogue on the part of politicians in crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. This suggestion, among many others, can be found in the Citizens' Report of the citizens' assembly. More
Citizens' Forum COVID-19 in Baden-Württemberg
On 27 January 2022, the "Citizens' Forum COVID-19" in Baden-Württemberg voted by a majority in favour of general compulsory vaccination and against 2G regulations. The final report contains eleven recommendations. More
Thuringian Citizens' Forum COVID-19
The COVID-19 citizens' forum set up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thuringia has proposed far-reaching changes in the way the pandemic is dealt with in 2021. More
Franco-German citizens' assembly on cross-border cooperation
Between December 2020 and April 2021, 24 randomly selected citizens from Baden-Württemberg and the French region of Grand Est debated how cross-border cooperation can be strengthened again after the COVID-19 pandemic. More
Citizens' Forum on the retirement pensions of state parliamentarians
In Baden-Württemberg, a citizens' forum was set up for the first time in Germany in 2017 to address a controversial political issue at the state level: the adequacy of pensions for members of the state parliament. More
Citizens' assemblies worldwide
You can find examples of citizens' assemblies and juries in countries and regions of other states in our international overview. More