The first International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated on June 30, 2018

The first International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated on June 30, 2018 1000 542 Andreas Bummel

The first International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated on June 30th, 2018, to highlight the role of parliaments worldwide as indispensable cornerstones of democracy. This date was chosen by the United Nations…

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A renewed world organization for the 21st century

A renewed world organization for the 21st century 1000 502 DWB

A new discussion paper was released today by Democracy Without Borders titled A renewed world organization for the 21st centry. It was authored by Andreas Bummel, co-founder and executive director…

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Autocratization and disillusionment challenge democracy worldwide, two new studies indicate

Autocratization and disillusionment challenge democracy worldwide, two new studies indicate 1000 557 Marie Becker

In recent years, democracies have struggled to respond to a host of internal and external challenges. Two new studies put a spotlight on this development: one on the decline in…

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United Humans: Internet voting for a world parliament and a new world organization

United Humans: Internet voting for a world parliament and a new world organization 1073 475 DWB

A new discussion paper was released today by Democracy Without Borders titled United Humans: Internet voting for a world parliament, a global cyberspace (‘World Parliament Experiment’) and a new world…

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The role of parliaments in implementing the 2030 Agenda

The role of parliaments in implementing the 2030 Agenda 1000 370 Uwe Holtz

With 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 2030 Agenda offers a comprehensive plan to combat some of the biggest global challenges such as poverty, hunger, inequality, unrest, unsafe migration, climate…

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Three proposals for improved global governance awarded in Stockholm

Three proposals for improved global governance awarded in Stockholm 1024 474 DWB

At a conference in Stockholm the winners of the The New Shape Prize competition were announced at an award ceremony on Tuesday. Arranged by the Global Challenges Foundation, the conference…

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First conference on supranational democracy concluded in Lecce

First conference on supranational democracy concluded in Lecce 874 506 Angelo Ardito & Susanna Cafaro

The first ‘Supranational Democracy Dialogue’ conference in Lecce, Italy, was successfully held in April this year. It proved to be a unique opportunity to discuss major challenges currently facing humanity…

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Bertelsmann Transformation Index depicts global instability and democratic decline

Bertelsmann Transformation Index depicts global instability and democratic decline 1000 534 Charles Marsh

The 2018 edition of the Bertelsmann Transformation Index, in short BTI, published in March finds that the quality of democracy, market economy and governance has fallen to its lowest level…

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Join the Week of Action for a World Parliament from October 19-28, 2018

Join the Week of Action for a World Parliament from October 19-28, 2018 1000 588 Petter Ölmunger

Join our Global Week of Action from October 19-28 2018 and join the call for the establishment of a World Parliament that will give representation and political power to all world citizens.Climate…

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The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization

The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization 1000 578 Andrew McAllister

Published two years ago in 2016, Journey to Earthland which is available online presents a highly recommended literary exposé on the future of our planet by environmental policy activist and Tellus…

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