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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

Blog posts

Mitchell Shepherd | 02/07/2014

Participants of the Model Global Parliament in Canberra

Global Diplomats Descend on Canberra for Model Global Parliament

International politics recently visited Canberra as representatives of various nations and organisations met at the Australian National University to discuss pressing global issues. Tensions

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Secretariat | 15/05/2014

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Activists call for 2nd Global Week of Action for a World Parliament

WPN_LOGO_DATE_FINAL1_150x279Activists around the world are preparing for a second Global Week of Action for a World Parliament that is scheduled to take place this …

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The Appeal - Latest signatures

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; 08/17/2014: Troy Younts, United States; Oswaldo Gonzalez, Venezuela; 08/09/2014: Luiz Alberto Silva dos Santos, Brazil; 08/06/2014: Zulfiqar Alu, Pakistan; John B. Anderson, United States ... More

Quotes

"A long-term Green goal is overcoming the international democracy deficit. This includes greater democratisation of the UN and other international institutions. Among these reforms, Greens support the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) as a parliamentary body within the UN system."

Global Greens Second Congress, São Paulo, May 2008

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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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