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Students simulate UN negotiations on the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly

28. April 2016

"Model UN Parliament" held in Halle, Germany — Around fifty students from Germany, Europe, and around the world came together in Halle (Germany) over the previous weekend in order to simulate international negotiations on the establishment of United Nations Parliamentary [...] more

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Group of Canadian parliamentarians advocates more democratic global governance

20. April 2016

"Friends of the UN" in the Canadian Parliament support a UN Parliamentary Assembly — Following the federal elections of October 2015, members of the Canadian House of Commons and the Canadian Senate came together on April 11 in Ottawa to [...] more

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South-South cooperation should embrace goal of “One World” and a UN Parliament

17. March 2016

Proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly presented at conference in New Delhi — The proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly was presented at an international conference on South-South cooperation, SSC, that was held in New Delhi last week. In a [...] 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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Statement

The United Nations could become significantly more authentic and credible in promoting parliamentary democracy around the world if it were under parliamentary control itself, exercised by a UN Parliamentary Assembly.

Mátyás Eörsi, Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Forum for Democracy, 2013

Week of Action

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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Selecting the United Nations Secretary-General and a UN Parliamentary Assembly


Tony Fleming, 30. March 2016

From next month on, the international community will actively engage with the seven men and women who have put their names forward as candidates for UN Secretary-General. The manner of the engagement will be unprecedented. For the first time, member states of the UN General Assembly—representing all UN member states—will [...] more

Talks with parliamentarians in Malaysia

Secretariat, 29. March 2016

Several Parliamentarians in Malaysia have already signed the appeal for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly. This was a good basis for the UNPA campaign's representative Rasmus Tenbergen to initiate talks with supporters from the government party and the [...] more

Former lawmakers from across Europe support a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Secretariat, 20. March 2015

At a meeting in the European Parliament in Brussels former lawmakers from across Europe adopted a declaration on "the challenges of democracy in the age of globalization." Delegates from 15 countries who represented the members of the European Association [...] more

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