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Taiwanese ruling party DPP proposes a “Silk Road of Democracy”

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is exploring the formation of a “Silk Road of Democracy” (SRD) in order to counter China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and to strengthen…

DWB | 20.08.2019
Climate justice and democracy in focus of youth seminar in Greece

Last week I attended a training and networking event for Youth Climate Ambassadors in the Epirus mountains in Greece. The event was sponsored by the Center for United Nations Constitutional…

John Vlasto | 02.08.2019
International survey: Democracies are failing to meet expectations

Recently, Dalia Research in collaboration with the Alliance of Democracies Foundation and Rasmussen Global presented the results of the 2019 Democracy Perception Index (DPI). Findings indicate that the majority of…

Ryan Whyte | 01.08.2019

A World Parliament

Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century

The book on global democracy by Jo Leinen and Andreas Bummel. Published 2018

We support global democracy

The world’s citizens need to have a voice

Initiatives

A UN Parliamentary Assembly

The United Nations is failing to rise to the challenge of the existential risks we now face. Seeking consensus amongst almost 200 competing member states is a recipe for doing too little, too late. That’s why we push for a new body of citizen-elected represen­tatives: A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA). Learn more

A UN World Citizens’ Initiative

The Charter of the UN begins with the words “We, The Peoples”. However, one will seek in vain for a means by which ordinary people can play a role. We propose that global citizens can launch petitions that are then considered by the UN. The instrument to make this possible is a UN World Citizens’ Initiative (UNWCI). Learn more

A Global Voting Platform for citizens

Democracy requires participation – and global democracy means participation of all people. Democracy Without Borders works on providing a scalable online platform that allows for debates, voting, and elections. Topics on the agenda could include resolutions of the Security Council or other global bodies. Learn more