Why we need to talk about Climate Assemblies? Formal launch of Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies (KNOCA)

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Date: 22nd June, 2021

Time: 7pm - 8:30pm Central European Summer Time

This event marks the public launch of Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies (KNOCA). It will be relevant for anyone with an interest in the relationship between climate assemblies and climate policy. This event is an opportunity to hear from high profile speakers at the forefront of driving the climate assembly agenda in Europe, understand how KNOCA plans to facilitate the development of a shared understanding of best practice for climate assemblies, and share your experiences and ideas with an extended climate assembly peer network.

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Agenda

7.00 - 7.25

Why we need to talk about Climate Assemblies: Opening presentations
Welcome and introductions by Erica Hope, Director of Climate Planning and Laws, European Climate Foundation

Keynote speech by David van Reybrouck, founder of the G1000 movement and author of the influential manifesto ‘Against Elections’

Keynote speech by Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation and co-chair of the governance committee of the French Citizens Convention on Climate

7.25 - 7.35

Discussion with participants

 7.35 - 7.45

Why KNOCA? Why now?
Presentation by Professor Graham Smith, Founding Chair of the Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies 

7.45 - 7.55

Discussion with participants

7.55 - 8.20

How to organise a climate assembly: Interactive discussion on the many issues to consider

Testimony by Valvanera Ulargui Aparicio, director of the Spanish Office for Climate Change


Testimony by Bjørn Bedsted, Debuty Director of the Danish Board of Technology and founding member of the knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies

8.20 - 8.25

Discussion with participants

8.25 - 8.30

What´s next?

Closing Remarks by Professor Graham Smith, Founding Chair of the Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies

 

When
22 Jun 2021 from 19:00 to 20:30