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KNOCA Launch Event: Making the Most of Climate Assemblies - Playbook for Civil Society Organisations

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Civil society organisations (CSOs) are often unsure about how to position themselves in relation to climate assemblies. Should they advocate for assemblies? How should they engage with a proposed assembly in their country, region or municipality? Should they participate in the process or just watch from the side-lines?

KNOCA aims to help CSOs think through these and other questions. Written by Alina Averchenkova from the LSE Grantham Institute, “Making the Most of Climate Assemblies: Playbook for Civil Society Organisations” makes the case that CSOs can contribute significantly to ensuring assemblies have robust impacts on climate governance. Lack of engagement is a missed opportunity.

The Playbook provides an 8-stage process for CSOs to consider their role in ways that build their knowledge and confidence to act, developed from a number of interviews and workshops with climate CSOs.

Join us at the launch event where Alina will introduce the Playbook, walk us through the 8 stages and answer any questions. We hope to be joined by some special guests who can talk about their direct experience of engaging with climate assemblies – and what they wish they had known beforehand.

Speakers

Alina Averchenkova
Distinguished Policy Fellow
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics
A.Averchenkova@lse.ac.uk
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