Eine Parlament­arische Versammlung der UNO und die IPU
Dieses englischsprachige Papier untersucht die Beziehungen zwischen der Interparlamentarischen Union (IPU) und der vorgeschlagenen Parlamentarischen Versammlung der Vereinten Nationen (UNPA). Er skizziert die Merkmale dieser beiden Einrichtungen und gibt eine…
DWB und Andreas Bummel | 06.02.2019
European Parliament calls on Council to become more transparent
On 17 January 2019 the European Parliament adopted a resolution demanding the Council of the European Union (Council) to become more democratic, transparent and accountable to the European public. The…
Petter Ölmunger | 30.01.2019
EIU report: Downward trend of democracy halted in 2018
In the 2018 edition of their Democracy Index, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently found that the downward trend of democracy in the world came to a halt for the…
Marie Becker | 25.01.2019
Reviving Multilateralism on the Road to 2020
As humanity struggles with mass violence, mass migrations and the widening effect of climate change, the international system inaugurated nearly 75 years ago to manage such global problems seems to be…
Richard Ponzio, Joris Larik und William Durch | 24.01.2019
Who should elect the World Bank’s president?
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…
Petter Ölmunger | 15.01.2019
Call for a world parliament during week of action
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…
Petter Ölmunger | 13.12.2018
The Swiss World Federalist Association is now Democracy Without Borders Switzerland
The Association of World Federalists of Switzerland has joined the international organization of Democracy Without Borders (DWB) and renamed itself Democracy Without Borders Switzerland. This was decided at a general…
Christian Müller | 11.12.2018
Global statement: Human rights defenders need more support and protection
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…
Hans Leander | 10.12.2018
Seminar on “How to Assemble Parliamentary Assemblies”
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…
John Vlasto | 05.12.2018
Der Klimawandel und die Notwendigkeit eines UN-Parlaments
Eine globale Lösung ist umgehend nötigIm vergangenen Monat veröffentlichte der Zwischenstaatliche Ausschuss für Klimaänderungen (IPCC) einen Sonderbericht mit dem Titel „Globale Erwärmung um 1,5°C“, der die dringende Notwendigkeit unterstreicht, auf…
Charles Marsh | 20.11.2018
Bertelsmann study: Quality of democracy declining in EU and OECD countries
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….
Sarah Neumeyer | 15.11.2018
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