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    World Parliament Now: Join this year’s week of action

    Join our Global Week of Action from October 16-25 2020 and support the urgent call for the establishment of a world parliament that will give representation and political power to…

    Petter Ölmunger | 13.10.2020
    Call for a more democratic United Nations at Athens Democracy Forum

    The need for a more democratic United Nations was highlighted at the 2020 Athens Democracy Forum which was held from 30 September to 2 October in the Greek capital. The…

    DWB | 02.10.2020
    UN Parliamentary Assembly discussed at Global Governance Forum

    The creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly was dicsussed at the virtual UN75 Global Governance Forum that was held from 16-18 September 2020 on the occasion of the opening…

    DWB | 25.09.2020

    A World Parliament

    Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century

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

    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