Global ID: digital system in the making to provide a legal identity for all

Implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16.9Having no legal identity means not existing officially. One fifth of the world’s population lacks proper identification and about 50 million children are born without legal…

Lisa Schüller | 13.11.2017
News from the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

The Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) has recorded numerous positive developments since May 2017. A significant milestone was reached in August when the 1500th member of parliament endorsed…

DWB | 09.11.2017
We need to proclaim humanity’s right to self-determination

From November 3-5, Milo Rau and the Institute for Political Murder (IIPM) convened a General Assembly at the theatre Schaubühne in Berlin as “a concept of an actual world parliament” in…

Andreas Bummel | 06.11.2017
Survey on global risks and governance finds support for supranational decision-making

A survey on “attitudes to global risks and governance” on behalf of the Global Challenges Foundation carried out by ComRes in eight countries across the world’s regions reveals a grave…

Lisa Schüller | 30.10.2017
It is time to unite for defending and revitalizing democracy

A worldwide Coalition for Democratic RenewalIn May, over sixty global intellectuals and democracy activists have issued The Prague Appeal for Democratic Renewal.The group, including Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich, political scientist…

Andreas Bummel | 04.10.2017
G20 Summit: Democracy Without Borders calls for a UN Parliament

On the occasion of the G20 Summit on July 7/8 in Hamburg, Democracy Without Borders called for the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly to strengthen the United Nations. A model…

DWB | 10.07.2017
News from the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) for the first time would give elected representatives and members of the opposition a formal role in the world organization. Supporters envisage that it…

DWB | 06.06.2017
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