To promote world peace and global democracy over 700 women from across India and other countries joined efforts to knit the world's longest scarf measuring 14.09 kilometers. A certificate of the Guinness World Records was presented on May 21 to the founder of Mother India’s […]
"International Conference of Chief Justices of the World" in Lucknow closes with declaration Gathering in Lucknow in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, an international conference of around 300 chief justices, judges, legal experts and ambassadors from nearly 60 countries predominantly from the Global South […]
Proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly presented at conference in New Delhi The proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly was presented at an international conference on South-South cooperation, SSC, that was held in New Delhi last week. In a session on "One World Global Citizenship," […]
The United Nations needs to open its doors to elected representatives. The best way to achieve this is the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly that would complement the General Assembly where the governments come together. I've been supporting this goal for a long time and congratulate the international campaign on its sustained efforts to make this a reality.
Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs, India, 2017
The UN system as it exists today does not reflect the changing dynamics of the new world order. Minority communities and opinions continue to be neglected. It is essential that a United Nations Parliamentary Asembly comes into place which reflects the vast diversity of this globe. This could result in better collaboration between governments and addresses current concerns like war, poverty, terrorism, drug trafficing etc. in a better manner.
Kavuri Sambasiva Rao, Minister of Textiles in the Union Government of India, 2013