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Citizens' Assembly 2016 - 2018

The Citizens' Assembly follows the model used for the Citizens' Assembly 2016 - 2018

Establishment of the Citizens Assembly 2016 - 2018 was approved by Resolution of both Houses of the Oireachtas in July 2016. 

The Resolution set out Citizens’ Assembly 2016 - 2018 to consider the following matters and to make such recommendations as it sees fit and report to the Houses of the Oireachtas

  • The Eighth amendment of the Constitution
  • How we best respond to the challenges and opportunities of an aging population 
  • Fixed term parliaments 
  • The manner in which referenda are held
  • How the state can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change 

The responses are all available online at www.oireachtas.ie.