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New Israeli NGO supports global democracy and a world parliament

22. November 2016

Event of “One World – Movement for Global Democracy” in Tel Aviv —Recently a new group was established in Israel to promote “democratic political processes at all levels.” At their latest event in Tel Aviv on October 25th One ... more

Chief justices call on world leaders "to work for the establishment of a world parliament"

17. November 2016

"International Conference of Chief Justices of the World" in Lucknow closes with declaration — Gathering in Lucknow in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, an international conference of around 300 chief justices, judges, legal experts and ambassadors from nearly 60 ... more

Union of European Federalists strengthens support for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

7. November 2016

Federal Committee adopts resolution at meeting in Cologne / calls on European Parliament to reaffirm its support for a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) —The Union of European Federalists, in short UEF, a pan-European, non-governmental organisation dedicated to the promotion ... 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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The UN system as it exists today does not reflect the changing dynamics of the new world order. Minority communities and opinions continue to be neglected. It is essential that a United Nations Parliamentary Asembly comes into place which reflects the vast diversity of this globe. This could result in better collaboration between governments and addresses current concerns like war, poverty, terrorism, drug trafficing etc. in a better manner.

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Prize competition for innovative models of global governance


Secretariat, 6. February 2017

The Global Challenges Foundation, founded in 2012 in Sweden, announced last November the launch of the ‘New Shape’ competition. The prize rewards the model of international governance which would address most efficiently urgent global threats such as “climate change, large-scale environmental degradation, violent conflict and extreme poverty”. At stake are ... more

Ibrahim Gambari highlights need for a UN Parliamentary Network at Stanley Foundation conference

Secretariat, 4. November 2016

Each year the Stanley Foundation in Washington D.C. convenes its Strategy for Peace Conference on policy challenges in key global issue areas with experts from the public and private sectors.In the keynote address to this year's 57th conference ... more

Workable World Trust joins Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Secretariat, 17. October 2016

As of October 2016, The Workable World Trust, WWT, based in Minneapolis joined the Steering Committee of the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. The Trust was established in 2014 by Dr. Joseph E. Schwartzberg, Distinguished International Professor Emeritus ... more

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