deliberative assembly

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Noun1.deliberative assembly - an assembly of people for the purpose of unhurried consideration and discussion
assembly - a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
General Assembly - the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations
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The author argues that the upper chamber--in Australia as in the UK, a deliberative forum--would be a good place to start, and looks at ways to ensure women sitting in deliberative assemblies get an equal voice and hearing.
This is the fruit of deliberation and the essence of deliberative assemblies.
He said the chamber should not set a time limit for the members to thoroughly discuss the measure, warning that the limitations on the time to debate is an 'anathema to deliberative assemblies worldwide.'
Despite popular perceptions that deliberative assemblies lack the political power of elected representative bodies, Goodin concludes that ji Innovative mini-publics genuinely have, from time to time, had major impacts on macro-politics' (37).
Shaw is best at describing the interplay of different interests--especially in Genoa, as well as in Siena--that for her represents "popular" government; yet, as she admits, the concept of popular government is protean and the criteria she adopts in her attempt to define and analyze it (the exclusion of nobles, the role of the populo minuto, and the role and make-up of legislative and deliberative assemblies) makes a definitive conclusion difficult.
The Court questioned the "extent of the punishing power which the deliberative assemblies of the Union may assume and exercise on the principle of self preservation" and responded with the following:
By signing it, local representatives commit themselves to supporting efforts against human trafficking; they can also pledge to submit the declaration to their deliberative assemblies for adoption.