Join the Week of Action for a World Parliament from 19-27 October 2019

Join our Global Week of Action from October 19-27 2019 and support the call for the establishment of a World Parliament that will give representation and political power to all world citizens.The…

Petter Ölmunger | 15.05.2019
Walls, fences, and a borderless world: Recent arguments

With millions of people across the world fleeing violence, oppression, economic desparation or because of environmental reasons, migration remains a key issue on the political agenda. Two years ago we reported on…

Amy Oloo | 14.05.2019
In 1919, the revolutionary German government proposed a world parliament

One hundred years ago, following the First World War, the new revolutionary government of Germany proposed a world parliament. In a piece published in the German newspaper taz, Jo Leinen and…

Andreas Bummel | 22.04.2019
World Citizens’ Initiative promoted at international civil society week

A World Citizens’ Initiative as an instrument of citizen participation at the United Nations was promoted on 11th April 2019 at a plenary session of the International Civil Society Week…

DWB | 12.04.2019
International organizations and the promotion of democracy

In the last years, populism has advanced in many consolidated as well as in young democracies. As highlighted by the latest Freedom House’s report, global freedom is experiencing an unprecedent…

Daniele Archibugi & Marco Cellini | 05.04.2019
A United Nations summit in 2020: Landing pad or launch pad?

The UN2020 initiative is a civil society-led consortium calling for a United Nations 75th anniversary next year that includes a meaningful process of stocktaking, renewal and reforms that strengthen the…

Fergus Watt | 04.04.2019
Alliance for Multilateralism to be launched at the UN in September

At a joint press conference on 2nd April 2019 in New York France and Germany announced that they will officially launch an Alliance for Multilateralism at the opening of the…

DWB | 03.04.2019
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