Quis custodiet ipsos custodes, or who guards the guards, is one of the permanent questions of politics. Power corrupts, and so that power must be kept under control. The current controversy within Interpol, the body ...
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A group of young international students and workers living in Berlin are organizing a federalist action on the occasion of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech in Berlin which he will deliver at the Brandenburger Tor tomorrow, on ...
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Mátyás Eörsi, the Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Forum for Democracy based in Warsaw, argues that the UN's efforts in promoting democracy around the world would be much more credible if the UN itself would democratize ...
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MPs talk with the head of the international Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly  — Set up by the Foreign Affairs Commission of the German Bundestag, the Subcommittee on the United Nations, International Organizations and Globalization ...
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It was 100 years ago that suffragette campaigner Emily Davison ran among the horses at the Epsom Derby in protest that women did not have the right to vote. She fell under the King’s horse ...
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Conference in Kazan calls for "a body that is directly elected by the Earth's citizens" — At a conference in Kazan in Russia, the international association of Pirate Parties PPI adopted a declaration that supports the establishment ...
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In this interview we are talking to Gabriela Michetti, a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies since 2009. Before entering national politics, she was deputy head of the government of Buenos Aires, the second-largest ...
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Proposal presented at a meeting convened by the UN's Independent Expert Alfred de Zayas — The establishment of a world parliamentary assembly was one of the subjects of a consultation convened on Thursday at the Palais des ...
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On March 20, the proposal to establish a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) was discussed at a meeting in the Swedish national parliament, the Riksdagen. The meeting was attended by parliamentarians from five parties and ...
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This interview in our series is with Halina Ward, the director of the London-based Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development which has initiated an international manifesto that was published recently (here's our report: "Manifesto highlights ...
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