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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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As more and more issues increasingly demand global solutions ... we need to strengthen institutions for global decision-making and make them more responsible to the people they affect. This line of thought leads in the direction of a world community with its own directly elected legislature.

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Peter Singer, Moral philosopher, Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, 2002

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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 engages students in evidence-based debate on whether to support the development of ... 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

Boutros-Ghali Observatory launched in Paris

Secretariat, 19. April 2017

Inaugurated at an event in Paris on March 31, the Boutros-Ghali Observatory is a new initiative promoted by the French, Canadian and Belgian governments which seeks to improve peacekeeping operations in Francophone countries. As many as 7 out ... more

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