New York: People's Assembly calls for better participation and representation at the UN

26. September 2019

Civil society conference in New York calls for a UN Parliamentary AssemblyAn alternative People's Assembly on the implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development goals was held this week in parallel to the high-level debate of the 74th session ... more

Australian government should push for a parliamentary UN body, says citizens group

9. September 2019

A UN Parliamentary Assembly to support global democracy / Proposal presented in CanberraFollowing an expert symposium on UN reform in Canberra, the World Citizens Association of Australia called on the Morrison government and the opposition to endorse the ... more

First model UN Parliamentary Assembly held in Buenos Aires

29. August 2019

With a focus on preservation and conservation of the environment, university students participated in a simulation of a global parliamentary session This past Friday, the Argentine Congress hosted a simulated session of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, in which ... more

Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

Who we are

The Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly is a global network of parliamentarians, non-governmental organizations, scholars, and dedicated citizens that advocates democratic representation of the world's citizens at the United Nations. A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, UNPA, for the first time would give elected citizen representatives, not only states, a direct and influential role in global policy.

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Voices

There is a cluster of existential risks confronting everyone now alive on the planet. Each of them involves a cataclysmic scenario for which we are not prepared. The reality is that no country in the world has the capacity to protect us from a planetary scale disaster. Multilateralism has failed. The retreat to unilateralism is ratcheting up the risks. Realistically the only hope for us all and future generations is a U.N. Parliamentary Assembly and global governance that set planetary integration into motion. The alternative is annihilation.

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Denny Taylor, Professor Emeritus, Hofstra University, and Distinguished Alumni, Columbia University, 2019

Week of Action

WPN_LOGO__NO_DATE_FINAL 150x214The Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly supports the Global Week of Action for a World Parliament that is celebrated annually in October.

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