Together First: A new campaign for global governance reform

Together First: A new campaign for global governance reform 1038 464 DWB

Democracy Without Borders supports Together First, a global campaign that advocates a reform and transformation of today’s global governance into “a global system that works for all.”A global system that…

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Renewing democracy: proposals and ideas from civil society

Renewing democracy: proposals and ideas from civil society 1000 596 Mandeep Tiwana

Worldwide consultationsIf we could reimagine the kind of democracy we live in and the way we experience democracy, what would it look and be like?This was the question our global…

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From idea to prototype: The New Shape Process for global governance innovation

From idea to prototype: The New Shape Process for global governance innovation 1000 516 Julien Leyre

Democracy Without Borders is one of the organizations that has been participating in the New Shape Process of the Global Challenges Foundation. With kind permission we republish in the following…

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New data confirms a halt of democracy’s rise in the world

New data confirms a halt of democracy’s rise in the world 1000 592 Marie Becker

In November 2017 the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) based in Stockholm published its first report on “The Global State of Democracy” (GSoD) (Democracy Without Borders…

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Debate on a World Parliament: “We cannot wait for another disaster”

Debate on a World Parliament: “We cannot wait for another disaster” 1000 558 Hans Leander

On 25 October 2018 Democracy Without Borders Sweden, together with the Global Challenges Foundation and the Institute for Future Studies organized a seminar on the book A World Parliament: Governance…

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Germany is forging an alliance for multilateralism to strengthen the global order

Germany is forging an alliance for multilateralism to strengthen the global order 981 619 Jessica Seiler

The main topic in the general debate of the ongoing 73rd session of the General Assembly was the very principle underlying the United Nations: Multilateralism. Secretary-General António Guterres warned that…

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Sovereignty and the challenge of countering the threats to democracy

Sovereignty and the challenge of countering the threats to democracy 1000 575 Andreas Bummel

In many countries in the world democracy is under stress. There are more and more signs that a global democratic backsliding may be setting in. Recently, the Varieties of Democracy…

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News from the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

News from the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly 1000 559 DWB

This week, the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly was opened in New York. Next week’s general debate of heads of state and government will be held under…

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How ‘Big History’ can save the world

How ‘Big History’ can save the world 1356 668 Ian Crawford

The term “Big History” was coined in the early 1990s by the historian David Christian of Macquarie University. It is nothing if not ambitious, aiming to integrate human history with the deeper…

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Survey on global governance finds continued support for supranational decision-making

Survey on global governance finds continued support for supranational decision-making 1000 560 Andrew McAllister

The Global Challenges Foundation based in Stockholm recently released a follow up to its 2017’s survey on “Attitudes to Global Risk and Governance” which was again conducted by ComRes. The…

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