Civil society declarations support a UN Parliamentary Assembly

15. May 2020

Manifesto on global democratic governanceAs a response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new manifesto launched by the Argentinian civil society organization Democracia Global this week calls for "shared sovereignty, coordination and cooperation at the global level" and a ... more

International peace conference in South Korea supports a UN Parliamentary Assembly

26. February 2020

An outcome message of this year’s PyeongChang Peace Forum from 9-11 February 2020 in South Korea that brought together around 4,000 participants calls on the UN's member states to "consider bold proposals, such as a UN Parliamentary Assembly ... more

Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly receives Good Lobby Award

17. December 2019

At an award ceremony last Friday in Brussels the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) received the second prize in the category “non-governmental organizations of the year” in The Good Lobby Awards 2019.The founder of The Good ... 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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Members of Parliament

from 135 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

Voices

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes the right of everyone to take part in public affairs, directly or through freely chosen representatives. This right is not restricted to local matters and extends to global institutions. A UN World Citizens' Initiative and a UN World Parliamentary Assembly represent innovative mechanisms for citizen involvement in global affairs which I proudly associate with.

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Livingstone Sewanyana, UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order and Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Uganda, 2020

Award-winning

The Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly received the 2nd prize in the NGO category in The Good Lobby Awards 2019 for advocating "the sort of democratic innovations the world urgently needs."