Expert report urges governments to make the UN more democratic
The UN’s independent expert on the promotion of a democratic international order, Livingstone Sewanyana, urges the UN’s member states to establish the office of a high-level civil society envoy, the…
DWB | 08.09.2021
Survey: 64% in G20 countries want a stronger UN to protect the climate
A survey published in August and conducted on behalf of the Global Commons Alliance in G20 nations reveals that on average 64% of the general public believe that international organisations…
Harry Gray | 07.09.2021
Study: Majorities support global democracy, political parties can benefit
For my doctoral studies at the University of Oxford, I spent the past few years exploring international public opinion on global democracy. My results may be surprising, and – for…
Farsan Ghassim | 02.09.2021
Prinzipien und Vorschläge für eine Allianz der Demokratien
Laut Mitteilung des Weißen Hauses soll der von Joe Biden angekündigte Gipfel für Demokratie am 9. und 10. Dezember virtuell stattfinden, um «Verpflichtungen und Initiativen zu drei Hauptthemen zu bündeln:…
Andreas Bummel | 16.08.2021
New climate report strengthens case for effective global governance
The climate is changing now and affecting all parts of the world in multiple ways, and it will get much worse if we do not take urgent action. On 9…
Arthur Lyon Dahl | 11.08.2021
Want democracy to win President Biden? Start at the United Nations
In his foreign policy pronouncements since Inauguration Day, President Joe Biden has put forth what, if no one has done so already, we might as well call “The Biden Doctrine.”…
Tad Daley | 27.07.2021
Von den zwei Dimensionen globaler Demokratie
Demokratie ohne Grenzen fordert globale Demokratie. Aber ist es selbsterklärend, was dies bedeutet? Dieser Artikel beleuchtet zwei Perspektiven, die in diesem Begriff enthalten sind. Was ist Demokratie? Bevor wir auf…
Petter Ölmunger | 29.06.2021
Stimson Center promotes a World Summit on Inclusive Global Governance
A new report published by the Stimson Center outlines recommendations for global governance reforms and a roadmap for implementation that culminates in a proposed «World Summit on Inclusive Global Governance»…
DWB | 25.06.2021
Countering kleptocracy with an International Anti-Corruption Court
Grand corruption – the abuse of public power for private gain – is incompatible with democracy. It destabilizes countries, corrodes the rule of law, and enables kleptocrats to maintain power…
Bethany Adam | 18.06.2021
Roundtables produce recommendations for UN report on “common agenda”
The Coalition for the UN We Need, the Stimson Center and other partners hosted six roundtable consultations between February and May this year. This series of online events was held…
DWB | 16.06.2021
Declaration calls for an International Anti-Corruption Court
Integrity Initiatives International, a US-based organization fighting corruption, announced today that more than one hundred world leaders from over forty countries have signed a declaration calling for the creation of…
DWB | 10.06.2021
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