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    Let the people determine the best candidate for UN Secretary-General
    The selection process of the United Nations Secretary-General is underway. The process is obscure, the timeline unclear and the stakeholders are meeting behind closed doors. This is problematic on a…
    Colombe Cahen-Salvador and Andrea Venzon | 18.03.2021
    V-Dem report 2021: Global wave of autocratization accelerates
    Autocratization continued across the world and went “viral” in 2020: The level of democracy enjoyed by the average global citizen is down to levels last found around 1990. This is…
    Stefan Kalberer | 14.03.2021
    Time for global democracy promotion to be ramped up
    Democracy is under pressure across the world. According to the latest annual report by Freedom House, a United States-based non-partisan think-tank, the balance is shifting further “in favour of tyranny”….
    Andreas Bummel | 11.03.2021

    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