The Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland is a democratic innovation that puts people at the heart of decision making

Participant Testimonials

“The assembly was a tangible and meaningful opportunity to participate in decision making on issues affecting all our lives. For me it was also a fresh way of looking at how to participate on a democratic society.”
Sandra (Participant)

“I believe that citizens’ assemblies would help address the democratic deficit in Northern Ireland and action real progress on important and/or contentious issues.”
Chris (Participant)

Who’s Involved?

The development of the Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland is being led by Involve and is funded by Building Change Trust, Open Society FoundationsCommunity Foundation for Northern Ireland, and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.