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, 617 current and 858 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.


Building on its strong democratic tradition and its long-standing involvement at the United Nations, Senegal needs to spearhead the initiative for the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly. The UN needs a body with universally elected representatives to become more democratic, more transparent and more legitimate.


Aimé Assine, Vice-President of the National Assembly of Senegal, 2013


Members of Parliament

from 120 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

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Toshio Suzuki, Japan — Luca Wesel, Germany — Martina Zentner, Germany — Marco Heidrich, Germany — Moritz Lohmann, Germany — Joachim Klöckner, Germany — Franziska Schulze, Germany — Martin Wörner, Germany — Cimino Cole, New Zealand — DINABANDHU SARANGI, India

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