When the Wheel and the Carnegie UK Trust first embarked on the People’s Conversation it was in the knowledge that a new vision for citizenship can and should be shaped by people themselves. Our excellent partner organisations convened a number of Conversation Groups
The final report of The People’s Conversation – Citizen’s Rising – reflected the citizen’s conversations and recommended that citizens be resourced and supported. It also recommended that active citizenship be nurtured through civil society and our education system. The report
1916 centenary presents opportunity to place citizens at the heart of decision-making The Wheel today published a report which sets out a framework for placing citizens at the centre of public decision-making. The report entitled Citizens Rising emerged from The
A report from the People’s Conversation This report is a response to and reflection on the various ideas, themes and aspirations that emerged during a vibrant and stimulating series of conversations over the past 12 month. In it we have
How can citizens achieve a greater role in shaping Irish society? Join us for a public conversation featuring a keynote address from Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Oak Room, The Mansion House, Dawson
President Michael D Higgins has delivered an address at The Wheel’s Annual Conference, in which he highlighted The People’s Conversation as playing a vital role in deepening and broadening the discussion on what type of Ireland we want to live in.
– This article by Ryan Meade first appeared in the Irish Times on Monday, 29 December 2014 under the headline “Now is the time to join the People’s Conversation“ In the 2011 general election all parties promised that politics had to change. Recognising,
“Citizenship or Self-Interest: which rules in Ireland?” Launch of The People’s Conversation – Rethinking Citizenship for 2016 The Oak Room, Mansion House, Dublin 11th October 2014 Report by Dónall Geoghegan, Rapporteur Introduction Over 100 people attended an open “People’s Conversation” hosted
Full text of the address delivered by European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly at the launch of The People’s Conversation on 11th October 2014 in the Mansion House Dublin.
The People’s Conversation was formally launched on 11th October 2014, at an event in the Mansion House in Dublin, featuring a keynote address from Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman, and a “public conversation” on citizenship. Some photos from the event are