Democracy Without Borders is an expanding international network with chapters and partners around the world.
Worldwide Protests Challenge the Global System

This year has seen an extraordinary number of significant mass protests in over twenty countries or territories, many of which in a national context represented the biggest in recent times….

Austin G. Mackell | 04.11.2019
The vision of a World Parliament promoted during global action week

Around United Nations Day on 24th October 2019, the annual global week of a action was celebrated in support of the establishment of a democratic world parliament. Under the slogan…

DWB | 01.11.2019
Speech in Stockholm: The path to a World Parliament

Friday 25 October 2019 Democracy Without Borders-Sweden arranged a manifestation outside the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm. The manifestation promoted the establishment of a World Parliament as a way to deal…

Petter Ölmunger | 01.11.2019

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