Statement and meetings at the 5th ordinary session of the 4th Pan-African ParliamentIn a statement to a plenary session of the Pan-African Parliament on October 11 in Midrand, South Africa, the Secretary-General of the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, Andreas Bummel, welcomed the […]
Pan-African Parliament and Arab Parliament consider UN reform at joint sitting in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt The proposal to establish a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly was presented today at a joint sitting of the Pan-African Parliament and the Arab Parliament in Sharm El Sheik that […]
Plenary of the continental parliament adopts resolution, wants African Union to take action Yesterday, the Pan-African Parliament called on the African Union and Africa's governments to support the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, in short UNPA. In a resolution adopted by the plenary […]
As the 75th anniversary of the UN is approaching in 2020, it is important to review the world organization's work and design. Just as the Pan-African Parliament is giving a voice to the continent's citizens, a UN Parliamentary Assembly should give a voice to "We, the Peoples" of this planet. I am convinced that this innovation will benefit the UN and global governance.
Stephen Masele, Member of Parliament from Tanzania and First Vice-President of the Pan-African Parliament, 2019
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.
Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Pan-African Parliament, 2016