Crescent Arts Centre, University Road
14th March: 9.00am – 10.45am
How will a Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland work?
Plans are afoot to trial a Citizens Assembly for Northern Ireland – a democratic innovation that will put Northern Irish citizens at the heart of decision making on an important regional issue. But how will it work? What might it consider? And will it have any impact?
This interactive session will explore the ins and outs of a Citizens Assembly for Northern Ireland. Experts on citizens’ assemblies will present what they are and how they work. Key people behind the Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland will make their case for why they think it’s important. And attendees will have the opportunity to discuss what issue the assembly should tackle.