Global governance “isn't working,” new report says, stresses urgent need of improved democratic participation — CIVICUS, a global non-governmental organization that identifies itself as world alliance for citizen participation, has released a new assessment of national and ...
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Activists around the world are preparing for a second Global Week of Action for a World Parliament that is scheduled to take place this year from 17-26 October 2014. During the week of action, citizens, ...
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For over a decade, the Great Transition Initiative has advanced a visionary scenario of a future rooted in human solidarity, well-being for all, and ecological sustainability. It now enters a new phase with renewed energy ...
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Chair of the Earth System research alliance addresses UN General Assembly at Interactive Dialogue, supports proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly — At an interactive dialogue organized by the United Nations General Assembly on the occasion of ...
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In the course of 2014 so far, 52 members of parliaments from 11 different countries have signed the international appeal for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, UNPA. The signatories come from Australia, Austria, Botswana, Brazil, ...
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Foreign Affairs Commission of the regional parliament considers a resolution — On Friday, March 21, a local campaign group promoting the creation of United Nations Parliamentary Assembly in Spain presented the proposal to the Foreign Affairs Committee ...
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Douglas Roche, 9. March 2014
In this address delivered at the annual assembly of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, PNND, in Washington D.C. on February 26, 2014, former Canadian Senator Douglas Roche argues that the debate on nuclear disarmament ...
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The Women in Parliaments Global Forum that has held its first international conference from 27 to 29 November 2013 in the European Parliament in Brussels has emphasized the need "that the gender dimension will be ...
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On Tuesday, 18 February, the Parliamentary Forum on “EU Parliaments in global governance”, hosted by the European Parliament's Vice-Presidents Miguel Angel Martínez and Othmar Karas in Brussels, focused on the "role of parliamentarism in an ...
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In the past five months since we last posted an overview of new supportive statements on a UN Parliamentary Assembly, many more have accumulated. If you follow this blog, you've already seen some of the extraordinary ...
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