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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

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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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Germany and Europe should support the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations.

Rita Süssmuth, Former President of the German Parliament (from 1988 to 1998), 2012

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Global Parliament of Mayors launched, attracts support


Secretariat, 1. March 2017

The Global Parliament of Mayors has recently welcomed in its ranks its new high-profile member, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles. The GPM was founded last September 2016, based on the ideas outlined by political theorist Benjamin Barber in his 2013 book, “If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising ... more

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 ... 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

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