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, 645 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

We in India should support the creation of a global parliamentary assembly at the United Nations. Of course a lot of details need to be investigated. Still the government of India could express at the UN General Assembly that, in principle, it regards the proposal with favor.

Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament from India, former UN Under-Secretary General for Public Information, 2012

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from 133 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

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Konrad Wietrzynski, Poland — MArion Larché, France — Junisa Precious Gbeteh Sallu Kallon, Sierra Leone — Jennifer Paz Baloco, Argentina — Brenda Austin, Argentina — Stéphane Jorand, France — Thomas Callan, United States — Gunilla Winberg, Sweden — Catherine DIMITROULIAS, France — Patricio Degiorgis, Argentina

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