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Thinking Together - A Citizen's Assembly

Updated Friday, 12th April 2013

A citizen’s assembly on the future of Scotland.

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So Say Scotland logo Creative commons image Icon So Say Scotland under Creative-Commons license Thinking Together - A Citizens' Assembly describes itself as "a citizen’s assembly on the future of Scotland [...] inspired by Iceland and aiming to have 25,000 thinking together over the next 12 months".

It is organised by So Say Scotland, "a politically neutral, broad minded, nonprofit and currently voluntary project, imagining Scotland as a Hub of Democratic Innovation".

It was initiated by social movement activists, researchers, scientists & educators, a non-profit/organisation/charity and designers & developers and encourages people to participate through public assembly. Thinking Together - A Citizens' Assembly is regional or national in orientation and concerned with democracy, politics & representation and participation.

It was launched on 28 February 2013 and is ongoing. Up to 25,000 people are involved.

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.





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