The global financial crisis and the growing political and economic weight of developing countries from the South have led to the rise of the G-20 which has become one of the world's most important decision-making forums. Since 2008, the process has been steered by summits […]

On March 5 the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly was officially re-launched in Spain. The campaign and its goals were presented in Pati Llimona in Barcelona where the room was filled with intellectuals, politicians and citizens interested to learn more. The campaign's secretariat in […]

This year's Human Development Report 2013 titled "Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" that was presented to the public yesterday includes a feature article contributed by the Member of the European Parliament from Germany, Jo Leinen, who is also Co-Chair of […]

As reported, the East African Legislative Assembly, the parliamentary body of the East African Community, adopted a resolution in support of the establishment of a UN Parliamentary Assembly on 29 January 2013. In a subsequent statement, the assembly's speaker, Margaret Zziwa from Uganda, said that  […]

The Campaign's UNPA Audio blog is very proud to present our interview with Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Boutros Boutros-Ghali is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1992 to December 1996. An academic and former Foreign Minister of Egypt, Boutros Boutros-Ghali […]

For the first time in history, more than half of the world's citizens now live in urban areas, a lot of them in one of the mega cities, and their number will continue to grow. At a global mayor's forum convened in April last year […]

This week's interview is with Bob Brown, former senator and former leader of the Australian Greens. Bob was elected to the Australian Senate on the Tasmanian Greens ticket, joining with sitting Greens Western Australia senator Dee Margetts to form the first group of Australian Greens senators following […]

What has been dubbed one of the most important environmental photographs of all times, wasn't actually scheduled. Overwhelmed by the beauty of what he saw, it was taken by astronaut William Anders on December 24, 1968, during the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon, […]

Last week I spoke to Fernando Iglesias, a writer and a member of the Argentinan Parliament from 2007 to 2011, who was recently elected as chairman of the the council of the World Federalist Movement. His books include "La modernidad global", an analysis of the "complex […]