Each year the Stanley Foundation in Washington D.C. convenes its Strategy for Peace Conference on policy challenges in key global issue areas with experts from the public and private sectors.In the keynote address to this year's 57th conference from October 26-28, the co-chair of the […]
A seminar organized by the Nigeria Network of NGOs on 5 May in Lagos has dealt with the proposal to establish a body of elected representatives at the United Nations. About 40 participants came together to discuss the rationale, structure, composition, selection, representation and other […]
I endorse the establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly because the United Nations needs to be handed back to those to whom it actually belongs - the people of the world.
Leo Igwe, Nigerian human rights advocate and humanist, 2017
Global governance is in crisis. The UN is in urgent need of institutional reform. A UN Parliamentary Assembly should be established in order to create a democratic connection between the world organization and the world's citizens. The international efforts towards this aim deserve broad support.
Ibrahim Gambari, Former foreign minister of Nigeria and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Co-Chair of the Commission on Global Security, Justice, and Governance, 2016