The creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly is supported by a broad range of individuals and institutions from more than 150 countries.

Individual supporters include politicians, former UN officials, distinguished scholars, cultural innovators, representatives of civil society organizations, and many committed citizens from all walks of life.

In particular, 665 current and 1064 former members of parliament across principal party lines have endorsed the campaign to date. The sitting MPs represent an estimated 119 million people. Supporters also include current and former heads of state, foreign ministers, Nobel laureates, and over 400 professors, including from world-leading universities.

Institutions that have expressed support include numerous civil society organizations, parliaments, international parliamentary assemblies and party networks. For instance, the Pan-African Parliament, the European Parliament, the Latin-American Parliament and the Parliament of Mercosur have adopted resolutions – as have the Socialist International, the Liberal International, or the Green World Congress.

An international survey conducted in 2004/5 in 18 countries showed an average support of 63% while only 20% opposed.


The establishment of parliamentary assemblies in the Bretton Woods Institutions, the WTO, and the UN seems worth trying as a first and relatively modest building block of a democratization of global governance.

Anne Peters, Professor for International and Public Law at the University of Basel, 2009


Members of Parliament

from 134 countries endorse the campaign (current and former)

Latest supporters

Patrick Steen, United States — Morgan Huber, Sweden — Ewa Ryberg, Sweden — Rolf Olsson, Sweden — Juan Merlo, Sweden — Lydia Klotz, Switzerland — Lars von Post, Sweden — Jonas Palmborg, Sweden — Frauke Molander, Sweden — Susanne Samuelsson, Sweden

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