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Campaign welcomes Pan-African Parliament's "pioneering role" in efforts for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

16. October 2017

Statement and meetings at the 5th ordinary session of the 4th Pan-African ParliamentIn a statement to a plenary session of the Pan-African Parliament on October 11 in Midrand, South Africa, the Secretary-General of the Campaign for a United ... more

Dominican Republic: Commission on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies supports a UN Parliamentary Assembly

29. August 2017

The Commission’s support of the international campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly was announced by its President, Victor Suárez Díaz, on Twitter. On August 14, the President of the Commission on Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the ... more

Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly now endorsed by over 1,500 current and former lawmakers from 120 countries

7. August 2017

The international Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, in short UNPA, is now endorsed across party lines by more than 1,500 current and former members of parliament from over 120 countries. The campaign's appeal for the creation of ... more

Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

Who we are

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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Members of Parliament

from 121 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

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The United Nations would probably have to rest on two pillars: one constituted by an assembly of equal executive representatives of individual countries, resembling the present plenary, and the other consisting of a group elected directly by the globe's population in which the number of delegates representing individual nations would, thus, roughly correspond to the size of the nations.

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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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New think tank on the structure of the United Nations and global governance established


Secretariat, 30. June 2017

Earlier this year, a new think tank was established in Brussels that intends to provide research and policy recommendations concerning the Charter and structure of the United Nations. A focus of the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research (CUNCR) will be to identify and promote mechanisms and reforms that strengthen ... more

Workshop on a UN Parliamentary Assembly held in the Dominican Republic

Secretariat, 11. May 2017

Last March 26, a workshop on a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) was held at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. 54 Lawyers from the master’s program took part in the event and discussed ... more

Guidelines for a classroom exercise on a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Secretariat, 26. April 2017

The co-conveners of the World Government Research Network, Luis Cabrera and James Thompson, have prepared a simulation exercise on the issue of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) that may be of use for classroom teaching.The suggested exercise ... more

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