Secretariat, 11. mai 2017

Last March 26, a workshop on a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) was held at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. ...

Secretariat, 26. avril 2017

The co-conveners of the World Government Research Network, Luis Cabrera and James Thompson, have prepared a simulation exercise on the issue of a United Nations ...

Secretariat, 24. avril 2017

The issue of a global parliament was brought up last month in a lecture at the London School of Economics (LSE) that was given by ...

Inaugurated at an event in Paris on March 31, the Boutros-Ghali Observatory is a new initiative promoted by the French, Canadian and Belgian governments which seeks to improve peacekeeping operations in Francophone countries. As many as 7 out of 16 United Nations peace operations are […]
The Global Parliament of Mayors has recently welcomed in its ranks its new high-profile member, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles. The GPM was founded last September 2016, based on the ideas outlined by political theorist Benjamin Barber in his 2013 book, “If Mayors Ruled […]
The Global Challenges Foundation, founded in 2012 in Sweden, announced last November the launch of the ‘New Shape’ competition. The prize rewards the model of international governance which would address most efficiently urgent global threats such as “climate change, large-scale environmental degradation, violent conflict and […]
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 […]
As of October 2016, The Workable World Trust, WWT, based in Minneapolis joined the Steering Committee of the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. The Trust was established in 2014 by Dr. Joseph E. Schwartzberg, Distinguished International Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota. Its […]
Jointly organized by the Global Justice Program at Yale University, Quinnipiac University, the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights, the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly, and Academics Stand Against Poverty, a 2.5-day workshop from 28-30 October 2016 at Yale University will discuss "New Topics in […]
Following an extraordinary effort of civil society, numerous UN member states and the President of the 70th UN General Assembly to improve the process to select the UN Secretary-General, the UN Security Council officially nominated António Guterres for the position on 6 October 2016.António Guterres […]