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Petter Ölmunger

Chair, DWB-Sweden

Petter is the chair and co-founder in 2018 of Democracy Without Borders-Sweden. Since 2011 he is the Swedish coordinator for the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, and since 2018 he is a board member of the United Nations Association of Sweden.

EIU 2023 democracy report: regression in an age of conflict
The Economist’s 2023 Democracy Index says there are currently 24 full democracies, 50 flawed democracies, 34 hybrid and 59 authoritarian regimes. Only 7.8% of the world’s population live in a full democracy.
Petter Ölmunger | 19.02.2024
EIU 2022 democracy report: Stagnation, war and no post-COVID revival
The 2022 edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Democracy Index that was published earlier this month reports overall democratic stagnation in a year marked by Russia’s war of aggression
Petter Ölmunger | 10.02.2023
Join the Week for World Parliament in October
Join this year’s Week for World Parliament from October 21-28 2021 and support the call for the establishment of a world parliament that will give representation and political power to
Petter Ölmunger | 29.09.2021
On the two dimensions of global democracy
Democracy Without Borders promotes global democracy. But is it self-evident what this means? This article highlights two perspectives which this term includes. What is democracy? Before elaborating on the global
Petter Ölmunger | 22.02.2021