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Cycle 4: Environment

From August 30 to December 17, 2022.

Welcome to the website of the fourth cycle of the Brussels Citizens' Assembly. On this page you will find all the information you may need to participate to the assembly. Thank you for taking up this challenge with us!

30/08: Welcome


August 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Townhall Europe



Information and exploration

September 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Townhall Europe


This first assembly day offers you the chance to discover how it works to participate in the Brussels Citizen Assembly. During the information market, our animators will let you discover different aspect of the topic. Together with other assemblist you will work out the conditions that will guarantee a good collaboration in the future.



9am Reception
9.30 a.m. Presenting the Agenda
10:00 a.m. Information Market

12:30 a.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Assemblist attitude
3:30 p.m. Focus of interest
5:00 p.m. Closing
Drink de l'Amitié

4 questions for 4 theme groups

October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Townhall Europe


After identifying the issue that concerns you the most, during this day we will reflect on what interests the most people to define 4 sub-issues for which you want to make proposals.


9h Reception

9h30 Presenting the Agenda

10h00 Sharing Information

11h00 Break

11h15 Formulating 4 sub-questions

12h30 Lunch

13h30 Trust Group

14h00 Challenging the sub-questions

15h10 Break

15h30 Finalizing the 4 sub-questions

17h00 Closing

First proposals

October 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Townhall Europe


The choice of sub-questions is made. Information relevant to the working group's theme is gathered and discussions are held with the experts on how to make good proposals for that theme. Deliberation is practised to move towards a draft of common proposals.


9h Reception
9h30 Presenting the Agenda
10h00 Conversation with experts
11h00 Break
11h15 Individual proposals
12h30 Lunch
13h30 Trust Groups
14h00 Converging the proposals
15h10 Break
15h30 Collective proposals
17h00 Closing

Developing the proposals

November 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Townhall Europe


Critical evaluation of proposals and development of details, exchanges on deliberative needs, writing, feasibility analysis by experts.

Write and present the proposals

November 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Townhall Europe


Sorting of proposals in consent, writing, reading and presentation of proposals

Finalising the resolution and validation

December 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ! Brussels Parliament !


The morning is dedicated to integrating all comments and potential objections. In order to finalise the proposals and prepare the vote in the afternoon to validate the citizen resolution.

9h Accueil / Ontvangst / Reception

9h30 Présentation du Programme / Presentatie van het Programma / Presenting the Agenda

10h00 Intégrer les commentaires / De commentaren integreren / Integrating the comments

10h40 Pause / Pauze / Break

11h00 Finalisation des propositions / Afwerken van de voorstellen / Finalising the proposals

12h30 Lunch

13h30 Présentation par groupe / Presentatie per groep / Presentation by each group

15h00 Pause / Pauze / Break

15h20 Validation / Validatie / Validation

16h20 Groupes Confiance / Vertrouwensgroep / Trust group

17h00 Clôture / Einde / Closing


December 17 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Townhall Europe


All proposals are validated. Time to evaluate the process, present the results to the world and celebrate this beautiful result!

13h Accueil / Ontvangst / Reception

13h30 Présentation du Programme / Presentatie van de Programma / Presenting the Agenda

14h00 Partage & Célébration / Delen & Vieren / Sharing & Celebration

15:30 Pause - Accueil journalistes et politicien.nes / Pauze - onthaal journalisten en politici / Breack - Reception journalists and politicians

16:00 Présentation des propositions et échange / Presentatie van voorstellen en uitwisseling / Presentation of proposals and exchange

17:15 Regard sur l’avenir  - Blik op de toekomst - Looking to the future

17:30 Drink de clôture /afsluitdrink / Closing drink

17/09: Information and exploration
1/10: 4 questions for 4 theme groups
15/10: First proposals
19/11: Developing the proposals
20/11: Write and present proposals
3/12: Finalising and validation
17/12: Celebration
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