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Currently only governments are represented at the United Nations, not "We, the Peoples"
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The Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly is a global network of parliamentarians and non-governmental organizations advocating for citizens' representation at the United Nations. Read more

A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) would be the first parliamentary body directly representing the world's citizens in the United Nations. It is envisaged as first practical step towards the long-term goal of a world parliament. Read more

The Appeal - Latest signatures

09/15/2014: Tyson Burrowes, Canada; 09/14/2014: Joseph Abbott, United Kingdom; Jean Adamson, United States; 09/06/2014: Prof. Tetsuo Hiraguchi, Japan; 09/03/2014: Sofia Walan, Sweden; 09/01/2014: Ursula Ruizzo, Germany; 08/31/2014: Felix Bender, Germany; 08/29/2014: Mathias Azombo, Cameroon; 08/23/2014: Prof. titelive luzolawo lumbuenadio, South Africa; Kongjak Jaidee, Thailand ... More

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"Better-structured democratic control and accountability is needed if the world’s democratic deficit is to be addressed seriously. At some point, contemplation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly will be needed. ... Such an Assembly should be more than just another UN institution. It would have to become a building block of a new, democratically legitimate, world order"

22nd Congress of the Socialist International, São Paulo, October 2003

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Latest News

06/27/2014 | Civil society assessment of global governance: It's inefficient and undemocratic. Read

04/25/2014 | Expert: UN needs to address "democratic deficit" and "include the voice of the citizens" better. Read

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Selected Coverage

11/06/2013 | Now is the time: The EU should support a UN Parliamentary Assembly, EurActiv. Read

10/28/2013 | UN expert on democracy highlights importance of free expression, information, UN News Centre. Read

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