Category: deliberation

  • French Citizens’ Assembly

    French Citizens’ Assembly

    In January 2019, in the midst of the Yellow Vest protests triggered by the rise of the eco-tax, the Gilets Citoyens and Democratie Ouverte handed to president Emmanuel Macron a proposal to create Citizens’ Assembly for climate. In July 2019, the Prime Minister Edouard Philippe nominated the Conseil Economique Social et Environnemental to organise the Convention. Among its 149 proposals,…

  • Deliberation process, what is it? 

    Deliberation process, what is it? 

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) defines Representative deliberative processes or ‘deliberative processes’ as an ‘innovative method of fostering participation in government.’ Based on their extensive research, the OECD have amassed a wealth of evidence from which they have extracted good practice principles for public decision-making. Read the first empirical, comparative study to…