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Citizens' Assembly Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat

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With the Citizens’ Convention on Climate, France launched a unique democratic experiment: 150 randomly selected citizens deliberated measures to reduce France’s greenhouse gas emissions by

40%. They came up with 150 proposals that were then handed over to the French Parliament. The Convention also called for a referendum on several questions, which will likely take place next year.


Democracy International assisted the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, the organiser, with its English-language communications.

The Citizens’ Convention on Climate wound to a close this Sunday in Paris, after nine months of deliberation, with a strong call for a shift towards...
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The Citizens' Convention on Climate wound to a close on Sunday 21 June, handing over their 149 proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the...

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