Children and young people aged 7-17 from across Ireland were invited to register their interest in being an Assembly Member.
1 September – 18 September
1 – 30 September
Children and young people aged 0-17 were invited to submit their views and ideas to our Open Submissions page.
35 Assembly Members were selected by a representative sampling process and welcomed on board!
8 – 9 October
Our first Assembly weekend took place at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Co. Wicklow on 8th–9th October 2022.
Between the two Assembly weekends, the Assembly members were tasked with carrying out their own independent investigation in their communities, using a ‘mission pack’ created by the project team.
22 – 23 October
Our second Assembly weekend took place at Killarney House and Gardens, Co. Kerry on 22nd – 23rd October 2022. Assembly members presented their vision statement, key messages and calls to action to Malcolm Noonan T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform.
Presentation to the Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss
On 5th November 2022, six Assembly members presented their experiences and the Assembly’s vision statement, key messages, and calls to action to the Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss in Malahide, Co. Dublin. A film capturing the Children and Young People’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss was shown.