Internet freedom and security challenges: notes from the IGF 2019

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was launched by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in 2006 and since then annual meetings have been held across the world. This year, Germany…

Michael Weidinger | 04.12.2019
Democratic global governance advocated at events in London

Representatives of Democracy Without Borders (DWB) recently participated in two events in London and used the opportunity to advocate democratic global governance.Battle of IdeasOn 2 November 2019 Andreas Bummel, DWB’s…

DWB | 27.11.2019
A Voice for Global Citizens: a UN World Citizens’ Initiative

This report recommends that the United Nations (UN) should develop its democratic legitimacy through the creation of the instrument of a World Citizens’ Initiative (WCI) by which global citizens can…

James Organ & Ben Murphy | 26.11.2019
Four scenarios on the future of the United Nations

Elaborate preparations are underway for the 75th anniversary of the UN on October 24 2020. It is now one of the oldest international organizations ever created, having lasted so far…

Keith Suter | 26.11.2019
IDEA presenterar ny “global hälsokontroll av demokratin”

För tredje gången har Internationella Institutet för demokrati och fria val (IDEA) publicerat vad de kallar ”en global hälsokontroll av demokratin” i form av sin årliga rapport ”The Global State…

Marie Becker | 23.11.2019
Kampanj för medborgarinitiativ inom FN lanserades i New York

Över 100 grupper och organisationer från civilsamhället, förenade under parollen “We, the Peoples”, kräver att det upprättas ett världsmedborgarinitiativ inom FN (UNWCI). Instrumentet skulle göra det möjligt för medborgarna att…

DWB | 19.11.2019
The UN at 75: Time to Give Citizens a Voice

The UN wants a “global conversation”Next year the United Nations will commemorate its 75th anniversary. The General Assembly determined that all the UN’s activities in 2020 shall be guided by…

Andreas Bummel, Lysa John & Bruno Kaufmann | 17.11.2019
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