Democracy Without Borders

Democracy Without Borders strives for a democratic world community.

We promote a right to democracy at all levels, global institutions that are democratic and effective, and equal global citizenship.

EIU 2023 democracy report: regression in an age of conflict
The Economist’s 2023 Democracy Index says there are currently 24 full democracies, 50 flawed democracies, 34 hybrid and 59 authoritarian regimes. Only 7.8% of the world’s population live in a full democracy.
Petter Ölmunger | 19.02.2024
A global political party in the making: the Atlas movement
Media and observers have been referring to 2024 as a “Super Election Year”: more than 60 countries and two billion citizens around the world are expected to head to the…
Lidia Bilali | 09.02.2024
Why Davos attendees should be backing a Global Citizens’ Assembly
A Global Citizens’ Assembly would, for the first time, give ordinary people from across the planet a seat at the global governance table. Decision-makers in Davos should support this, the authors argue.
Hélène Landemore and Rich Wilson | 19.01.2024
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Promoting the right to democracy at all levels, from the local to the global, is a main concern of Democracy Without Borders. Free, fair and democratic elections are the basis for legitimate government. We support democratization processes everywhere and work for worldwide democracy. Learn more

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Democracy Without Borders supports strengthening international cooperation and promotes democratic representation and participation at the global level. We advocate the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly as a step towards a world parliament and a global constitution. Learn more

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Democracy Without Borders calls for a UN World Citizens’ Initiative that gives a voice to every human being as a global citizen. We promote equal global citizenship and advocate for civic education from a planetary perspective that helps develop a sense of global identity and solidarity. Learn more