UN at 60: EU Lawmakers call for Democratization

13. September 2005

At the occassion of the opening of the 60th UN General Assembly in New York on September 13, 2005, Members of the European Parliament in Brussels have called for democratizing the world organization. At a press conference the parliamentarians called for the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly at the UN. "The time is ripe to open up the United Nations and the UN system more decisively and to give the people a better say", the parliamentarians said.