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, 677 current and 868 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

There are different ways to build a better global order and many initiatives for any of them. But there is only one path towards a democratic global order: a world parliament. The campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly currently is the most advanced initiative in existence that works towards this goal.

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Fernando Iglesias, Council Chair of the World Federalist Movement and President of Democracia Global, Argentina, 2014

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Members of Parliament

from 122 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

Latest supporters

Hazel Henderson, United States — Mariana Todorova, Bulgaria — Ole Spillner, Germany — Ben Qiu, Canada — Philipp Tacer, Germany — Giuliana Vieira da Costa, South Africa — Stefania Dana Basulto, Argentina — Rob Thistleton, United Kingdom — Aoife Swan, United States — Mohd Amin Sarkar, Bangladesh

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