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Fresh call on German UN policy to support a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

14. June 2017

A catalogue of demands on German UN policy with ten priorities presented by the German United Nations Association on the occasion of the upcoming federal elections on 24 September 2017 includes support for a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA).The ... more

World's longest scarf dedicated to world peace and global democracy

6. June 2017

To promote world peace and global democracy over 700 women from across India and other countries joined efforts to knit the world's longest scarf measuring 14.09 kilometers. A certificate of the Guinness World Records was presented on May ... more

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

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

A parliamentary assembly would strengthen the UN's democratic foundation and at the same time provide new perspectives on the challenges of tomorrow.

Cecilia Wikström, Member of the European Parliament from Sweden, 2012

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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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 an array of topics in relation to the establishment of a UNPA.The ... 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

Lecture at LSE explores democracy and inequality, recommends a global parliament

Secretariat, 24. April 2017

The issue of a global parliament was brought up last month in a lecture at the London School of Economics (LSE) that was given by Dena Freeman, a Senior Visiting Fellow in the university’s Department of Anthropology and ... more

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