What is an Assembly?
An assembly is a group of members of an organization (e.g. an EDA, a policy caucus, a working group, an advisory council, etc.) who meet periodically to make decisions about a specific area or scope of the organization.
Assemblies—often, but not always, properly constituted— hold meetings, some are private and some are open. If they are open, it is possible to participate in them (e.g. attending if the capacity allows it, adding items to the agenda, or commenting on the proposals and decisions taken by this body).
Assemblies are a core feature of Decidim (this website) so it's something worth taking the time to understand.
Energy Policy Circle
We got together as an ad-hoc group of Green Party of Canada members in May to discuss nuclear and other energy-related issues in Canada. We realized that although the 2019 party platform documents were valuable, they were two years out of date. In that context we decided to develop updated materials which 2021 campaigns could find useful.
We hosted conversations and documents via greensconnect.ca. One of the site’s moderators dubbed us the “Green Energy Policy Circle” and gave us our own Assembly page on the site. Many thanks to the greensconnect.ca team.
As of August 19, 2021, we started sharing some of the documents we’ve...More info