Supporters

The creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly is supported by a broad range of individuals and institutions from more than 150 countries.

Individual supporters include politicians, former UN officials, distinguished scholars, cultural innovators, representatives of civil society organizations, and many committed citizens from all walks of life.

In particular, 647 current and 861 former members of parliament across principal party lines have endorsed the campaign to date. The sitting MPs represent an estimated 119 million people. Supporters also include current and former heads of state, foreign ministers, Nobel laureates, and over 400 professors, including from world-leading universities.

Institutions that have expressed support include numerous civil society organizations, parliaments, international parliamentary assemblies and party networks. For instance, the Pan-African Parliament, the European Parliament, and the Latin-American Parliament have adopted resolutions – as have the Socialist International, the Liberal International, or the Green World Congress.

An international survey conducted in 2004/5 in 18 countries showed an average support of 63% while only 20% opposed.

Statement

795 million world citizens are suffering from chronic hunger. An elected UN Parliamentary Assembly may be a means to give these most vulnerable members of our global community a stronger voice so that the systemic international causes of their misery can be more adequately addressed.

Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Food, 2016

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Members of Parliament

from 121 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

Latest supporters

Denise Lytle, United States — Sister Clare Ann Litteken Cpps, United States — Kevin Schabiner, Germany — Sharon Nolting, United States — Ludo Goossens, Japan — José Manuel Domínguez de la Fuente, Spain — H McCrillis, United States — Jean Braun, United States — Donald Morrison, United States — Helen Hays, United States

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Support by elected representatives

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