Supporters

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, 642 current and 967 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, the Latin-American Parliament and the Parliament of Mercosur 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.

Voices

More than 70 years after the establishment of the United Nations, global inter­dependence has made us all world citizens. It is long overdue that “We, the Peoples”, as the UN Charter begins, have more say in global affairs. For this purpose, a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly needs to be established. I am happy to confirm my personal support of the international campaign that works towards this goal.

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Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Pan-African Parliament, 2016

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Members of Parliament

from 133 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

Latest supporters

Nkembe Kemwa Sylvain Xavier, Zimbabwe — Andrea Andò, Italy — Robert Rowe, Canada — Wiebke Vötisch, Germany — Jan Lipavský, Czech Republic — Patrick Hackmann, Germany — Anna Bryanchaninova, Russian Federation — Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka, Ghana — Laura Veendapi Mcleod-Katjirua, Namibia — Jamila Ksiksi Debbech, Tunisia

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