In November 2016, a group of 150 commoners from all over Europe gathered in  Brussels to lay the foundations for a united and strong European commons movement. The European Commons Assembly was born!
The European Commons Assembly is an ongoing process that facilitates pluralistic debate regarding the strategy and agenda for a united political vision.  Its goal is threefold
  1. support the decentralised activities of commoners and their engagement in concrete, collaborative and bottom-up actions
  2. give a voice to and increase the visibility of  the commons movement 
  3. channel the needs and demands of socially and ecologically sustainable initiatives to the political arena. 
During the gathering, a film crew followed us and produced a set of 5 videos showing main examples where the commons provides a useful reading grid:
  • Food
  • The City
  • Energy

Of course, I am involved in the last one… But this week, I let you discover the first video, which is a presentation of the European Commons Assembly itself. Enjoy!