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 […]

Secretariat, 25. October 2012

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

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 […]

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 […]

Petter Ölmunger, 12. September 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 […]

Secretariat, 4. September 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 […]

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. […]

The Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development has launched a consultative process to develop the world’s first manifesto for democracy and sustainable development. The aim of the process that runs until the end of November 2012 is to provide a platform for action around the […]

Yesterday, Richard Falk, an international law and international relations scholar who taught at Princeton University for forty years (and who supports the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly), published a blog post on the transition from "Old Geopolitics" to "New Geopolitics." "A number of developments […]

India's Union Minister for Science and Technology and former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Vilasrao Deshmukh (67) passed away at a hospital in Chennai yesterday. As a cabinet member, Shri Deshmukh was one of the foremost supporters of the international Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary […]