The Federalist Principle in the Catholic Social Doctrine and the Question of a World Parliament

Maja Brauer and Andreas Bummel, 2016

This background paper looks into the world order model included in catholic social doctrine and identifies federalism and democracy as ...

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Strengthening Security, Justice, and Democracy Globally: The Case for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Luis Cabrera, 2015

This background paper for the Commission on Global Security, Justice, and Governance looks into the issue of a UN Parliamentary ...

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Creating a World Parliamentary Assembly

Joseph E. Schwartzberg, 2012

This study explores how the democratic deficit of the United Nations can be progressively minimized by the development of a ...

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The Legal and Political Status of International Parliamentary Institutions

Claudia Kissling, 2011

This paper contains a worldwide analysis of International Parliamentary Institutions (IPIs) in existence to date. Their number and competences are ...

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A Global Parliament: Essays and Articles

Richard Falk and Andrew Strauss, 2011

Democracy is the guiding principle for fairly and peacefully making community decision at the local, provincial, and national levels of ...

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Developing International Democracy - For a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations

Andreas Bummel, 2010

This paper by the Committee for a Democratic U.N., originally published in 2005, provides a brief overview of the proposal ...

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The Case for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

Dieter Heinrich, 2010

This booklet, originally published in 1992, brings together some of the most cogent arguments for establishing a United Nations Parliamentary ...

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The Composition of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations

Andreas Bummel, 2010

A global parliamentary assembly has the potential to restructure the geopolitical setup of the United Nations. The composition of the ...

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