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
International IDEA presents new “global health check of democracy”

For the third time the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has published what they call “a global health check of democracy” in the form of their…

Marie Becker | 22.11.2019
Campaign for a UN World Citizens’ Initiative launched in New York

Over 100 civil society groups united under the umbrella of ‘We the Peoples’ are calling on the United Nations (UN) to establish a World Citizens’ Initiative. The instrument would enable…

DWB | 18.11.2019
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
Worldwide Protests Challenge the Global System

This year has seen an extraordinary number of significant mass protests in over twenty countries or territories, many of which in a national context represented the biggest in recent times….

Austin G. Mackell | 04.11.2019
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