Who should elect the World Bank’s president?

Who should elect the World Bank’s president? 1000 539 Petter Ölmunger

A week ago the World Bank made the surprise announcement that its president Jim Yong Kim quits his position effective February 1 to join the private sector. In a letter to…

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Call for a world parliament during week of action

Call for a world parliament during week of action 1000 563 Petter Ölmunger

Around United Nations Day on 24th October 2018, a global week of a action was celebrated for the fifth time with activities across the world in support of the establishment…

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Die «Weltföderalisten der Schweiz» sind jetzt «Demokratie ohne Grenzen Schweiz»

Die «Weltföderalisten der Schweiz» sind jetzt «Demokratie ohne Grenzen Schweiz» 1000 355 Christian Müller

Die Vereinigung der Weltföderalisten der Schweiz hat sich dem internationalen Verband von Demokratie ohne Grenzen angeschlossen und sich in «Demokratie ohne Grenzen Schweiz» umbenannt. Dies wurde an der ordentlichen Generalversammlung…

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Global statement: Human rights defenders need more support and protection

Global statement: Human rights defenders need more support and protection 1000 586 Hans Leander

The 9th of December 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders  and 10th of December the 70th anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration on…

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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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