On Saturday it was officially announced that Michael D. Higgins has won the presidential elections in Ireland. The peace activist, sociologist and former minister of culture with the Irish Labour Party will succeed Mary McAleese ...
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Intellectuals Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano and Michael Hardt as well as mass-protest organizers and activists have issued a manifesto that includes a strong call for global democracy and, in particular, democratic ...
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Alliance of German organizations and personalities backs proposal of the European Parliament On the day before the start of the general debate at the UN General Assembly in New York an appeal was made to German ...
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The chairman of the Democratic caucus in the Parliament of Senegal, Doudou Wade, has welcomed the proposal for establishing a UN Parliamentary Assembly at a meeting on Tuesday, 13 September 2011, with the Senegalese representative ...
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In a speech at the National Press Club on Wednesday, the leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Bob Brown, voiced support for the creation of a global parliament. As the Greens control the balance of ...
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At a plenary session today, the European Parliament has passed recommendations to the Council of the European Union regarding the Council’s policy at the upcoming 66th United Nations General Assembly. The recommendations that will be ...
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The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) has passed recommendations to the Council of the European Union on Monday evening that include the request to the Council to advocate at the upcoming session of ...
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The Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG), an umbrella organization of 38 environmental and Green political groups from across Europe, supports the international call for the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations ...
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The establishment of a world parliament elected by the world’s population was proposed at an event at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal. “A democratic and representative world parliament would be an institution with ...
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A new study published by the Committee for a Democratic U.N. (KDUN), a think tank based in Berlin, concludes that international parliamentary institutions such as the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe or the ...
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