Model world parliament met from 3rd to 5th November at Schaubühne theatre in Berlin, bringing together approximately 60 delegates / Art project wants to fill "gap""Despite worldwide economic and political implications, there are neither effective legal institutions nor sufficient democratic structures on a global level […]
Ahead of the G20 meeting in Hamburg on July 7/8 a workshop on global democracy and the establishment of a UN Parliamentary Assembly was held at the alternative "Global Solidarity Summit" that was organized by over 70 civil society groups. "Achieving global justice will only […]
A catalogue of demands on German UN policy with ten priorities presented by the German United Nations Association on the occasion of the upcoming federal elections on 24 September 2017 includes support for a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA). The first point in the catalogue that […]
It is with pleasure that I endorse the proposal for the creation of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations. There's a functioning world economy but no functioning and democratically legitimate global politics. The latter is urgently needed, however. I very much hope that this initiative will be successful.
Gregor Gysi, Member of the German Parliament and President of the European Left Party, 2017
I support the idea of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations. We are facing growing global challenges that can only be solved by joint action. That's why democratically legitimate and transparent political decision-making procedures are not only needed at the national level but at the international level as well.
Bernd Westphal, Member of the German Parliament; Speaker of the Working Group on Energy and Economic Affairs of the Parliamentary Group of the Social Democratic Party, 2017