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World government researchers discuss "the practical politics of global integration"

22. June 2016

World Government Research Network hosts workshop in Brisbane / World Parliament one of the topics — Last week, around twenty researchers and practitioners met for two days at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, to discuss "the practical politics of global ... more

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Green party of Sweden supports a UN Parliamentary Assembly

19. May 2016

National congress adopts resolution, calls on government to take action — At its national congress in the city of Karlstad from May 13-15, the Swedish Green Party Miljöpartiet de gröna adopted a motion calling "for a democratic United Nations." The ... more

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Pan-African Parliament calls on African Union to support the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly

13. May 2016

Plenary of the continental parliament adopts resolution, wants African Union to take action — Yesterday, the Pan-African Parliament called on the African Union and Africa's governments to support the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, in short UNPA. In a ... more

Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

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The Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly is a global network of parliamentarians, non-governmental organizations, scholars, and dedicated citizens that advocates democratic representation of the world's citizens at the United Nations. A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, UNPA, for the first time would give elected citizen representatives, not only states, a direct and influential role in global policy.

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Democracy is only complete if elected representatives take part in decision-making. That's why a parliamentary assembly also needs to be created for international organizations. It needs to be vested with adequate powers and shouldn't be a mere talking shop.

Eva Högl, Member of the German Parliament, 2010

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WPN_LOGO__NO_DATE_FINAL 150x214The Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly supports the Global Week of Action for a World Parliament that is celebrated annually in October.

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Why a UN Parliamentary Assembly is supported across party lines


Till Kellerhoff, 18. August 2016

Even if a UN Parliamentary Assembly is usually associated with progressive movements there are very strong reasons for conservatives to also support the idea The proposal of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) is supported across party lines. It was endorsed by the Socialist International, the World Congress of Green parties, ... more

The World’s Citizens need to take back control – with a Global Parliament

Secretariat, 4. August 2016

In a guest post published today, the UNPA campaign's global coordinator Andreas Bummel argued that to a large degree, achieving prosperity, development, and security depends on international collaboration and integration. In his opinion, "the Brexit vote is an anomaly ... more

Democratization of the United Nations discussed at an event in Lyon

Secretariat, 24. May 2016

On the occasion of the UN's 70th anniversary last year, a public event was held at the Political Sciences Institute in Lyon, France, on 11 May 2016 to discuss perspectives for making the world organization more effective and more ... more

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