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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

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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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We are struggling badly in the world, and we have not adopted a proper solution to our problems. In order to have a globally organized world, we also need global structures. We need a global parliament.

Lech Wałęsa, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, co-founder of Solidarność and President of Poland 1990-95, 2004

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A World Parliamentary Assembly and global political integration


Secretariat, 27. September 2016

In June the World Government Research Network hosted a workshop in Brisbane, Australia, on the "practical politics of global integration" (here is our report). An edited version of the presentation of Andreas Bummel, director and co-founder of the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly, was recently published on the website ... more

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 ... 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

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