Seminar on “How to Assemble Parliamentary Assemblies”

Seminar on “How to Assemble Parliamentary Assemblies” 1024 485 John Vlasto

On 27-28 November 2018 the Center for UN Constitutional Research (CUNCR) in collaboration with Democracy Without Borders (DWB) hosted an international expert seminar in Brussels entitled “How to Assemble Parliamentary…

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Climate change and the need for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Climate change and the need for a UN Parliamentary Assembly 1000 598 Charles Marsh

A call for urgent global actionLast month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report titled Global Warming of 1.5°C which emphasises the urgent need to act upon…

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Bertelsmann study: Quality of democracy declining in EU and OECD countries

Bertelsmann study: Quality of democracy declining in EU and OECD countries 1000 484 Sarah Neumeyer

Sustainable Governance IndicatorsThe quality of democracy in industrialized states is steadily declining. At the same time political polarization is growing, making it more difficult for states to implement sustainable reform.…

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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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