Event of “One World – Movement for Global Democracy” in Tel AvivRecently a new group was established in Israel to promote “democratic political processes at all levels.” At their latest event in Tel Aviv on October 25th One World’s co-founder and director Oded Gilad presented […]
Ahead of the upcoming elections in Israel on 22 January 2013, Israeli and Palestinian peace activists have called on Israeli citizens to cast their vote according to instructions taken by Palestinian counterparts. Making use of a Facebook page established for the purpose, numerous pairs of […]
There is no substitute for the United Nations as the primary organization in which almost all countries participate. However, reflecting the realities of an ever-changing world, the UN should be complemented by a Parliamentary Assembly that helps maintain a strong relationship with the public across the world, feels its pulse, and tries to meet people's needs and desires.
Yossi Beilin, Israeli politician, former Minister of Justice and a longtime Member of the Knesset (until 2008), 2012
I can imagine that a democratic world parliament comes into being and that this world parliament tackles the problems which actually should already be handled today: Environmental pollution, the development of the economical and ecological conditions for living together, or the prevention of war. We need world laws today.
Uri Avnery, Israeli writer, former Member of Parliament and founder of the Gush Shalom peace movement, 2009