Citizens for Global Solutions consider United Nations reform at annual meeting in St. Louis
Geneva International Centre for Justice recommends the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly
Need for "reinvention" of the UN highlighted at Global Forum of Young Diplomats
New think tank on the structure of the United Nations and global governance established
Workshop on a UN Parliamentary Assembly held in the Dominican Republic
Guidelines for a classroom exercise on a UN Parliamentary Assembly
Boutros-Ghali Observatory launched in Paris
Global Parliament of Mayors launched, attracts support
Prize competition for innovative models of global governance
Ibrahim Gambari highlights need for a UN Parliamentary Network at Stanley Foundation conference
 

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This Monday, the 18th UN Climate Change Conference started in Doha, Qatar. On this occasion, I've interviewed Frank Biermann, one of the world's leading experts on global environmental governance. Frank is a professor of political science and of environmental policy sciences at the VU University […]

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In mid-November I attended the presentation on a UN Parliamentary Assembly at the Swedish forum for Human Rights in Göteborg. There, I was lucky enough to get five minutes to chat to Petter Ölmunger, the national co-ordinator of the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly in Sweden. We […]

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At international meetings, top government representatives such as heads of state or foreign ministers often address the need of making the United Nations "more democratic" and "more representative." In recent times, for example, this was the case at the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in […]

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In this second interview for the UNPA campaign’s blog I talk to Andreas Gross, a Member of Parliament from Switzerland and Chair of the Socialist Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, who recently participated in the "World Forum for Democracy" in […]

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Secretariat, 25. octobre 2012

The documentary film "World Vote Now" that premiered three years ago and runs over 77 minutes was now released in full length at vimeopro.com. The movie that was shot from 2001 to 2009 in 26 countries explores the possibility of a world referendum and features […]

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Several thousand individuals from over 150 countries have endorsed the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. Six laureates of the prestigous Nobel Prize so far formally signed the campaign's appeal, namely John B. Fenn (chemistry, 2002), Clive Granger (economics, 2003), Günter Grass (literature, 1999), John […]

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In this first interview for the UNPA campaign's new blog I talk to Jo Leinen from Germany who has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999 and who acts as Co-Chair of the UNPA campaign's Parliamentary Advisory Group. Among other things, Jo Leinen […]

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Petter Ölmunger, 12. septembre 2012

Next week, on Tuesday, September 18, the annual opening ceremony of the Parliament of Sweden will be held in Stockholm, marking the end of the summer break and the beginning of the 2012/2013 session. As a national coordinator of the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary […]

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Secretariat, 4. septembre 2012

Next week on Tuesday, September 11, two exciting events on global democracy will take place in Rome, gathering some of the world's leading experts on the subject. The first event at 12:00 is a public debate on the establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly […]

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In an opinion piece published in the Times of India today, titled "Towards a global Parliament", Richard Falk and Andrew Strauss argue that what has worked in India since independence of the country in 1947 should work as well at the global scale: Parliamentary democracy. […]

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