World Citizens’ Initiative welcomed at global forum on direct democracy

On 3rd October, I had the pleasure to attend the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Taiwan and to present the findings of a paper on the legal feasibility…

Ben Murphy | 24.10.2019
We need a world parliament to deal with the climate crisis

“Nothing can stop the young people of the world,” Greta Thunberg said recently during the climate summit for young people in New York. The school strikes by young people have…

Hans Leander | 23.10.2019
Alternative People’s Assembly on the Agenda 2030 concluded in New York

From 24-25 September, representatives from dozens of civil society organizations (CSOs) from across the world met directly across the street from the United Nations General Assembly for an alternative People’s…

Liam Herbert | 01.10.2019
Conference on Cosmic Perspectives and Big History in London

Presentation on global identity and “the other”Democracy Without Borders’ Executive Director Andreas Bummel came to London to speak at a two-day conference titled “Expanding Worldviews: Astrobiology, Big History and Cosmic…

John Vlasto | 25.09.2019
Taiwanese ruling party DPP proposes a “Silk Road of Democracy”

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is exploring the formation of a “Silk Road of Democracy” (SRD) in order to counter China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and to strengthen…

DWB | 20.08.2019
Climate justice and democracy in focus of youth seminar in Greece

Last week I attended a training and networking event for Youth Climate Ambassadors in the Epirus mountains in Greece. The event was sponsored by the Center for United Nations Constitutional…

John Vlasto | 02.08.2019
International survey: Democracies are failing to meet expectations

Recently, Dalia Research in collaboration with the Alliance of Democracies Foundation and Rasmussen Global presented the results of the 2019 Democracy Perception Index (DPI). Findings indicate that the majority of…

Ryan Whyte | 01.08.2019
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