About: United Nations World Parliament

Global Europe 06-11-2013

Now is the time: The EU should support a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Last week, the UN's independent expert on democracy, Alfred de Zayas, told the organistion's General Assembly that the UN should convene an international conference to debate the establishment of a World Parliamentary Assembly. Now it's the time for the EU to take a stand and support the proposal, write Jo Leinen and Andreas Bummel.
EU Priorities 2020 25-10-2013

MEPs push for a UN parliament

In the midst of the many crisis and challenges facing today’s world,  MEPs have sounded off the urgent need of setting up a parliamentary assembly in the United Nations.
Global Europe 22-10-2013

Why we need a world parliament

Today the world is a different place from the days when the United Nations was born. This is why the answer to democratise that hallowed meeting ground of states is the establishment of a UN parliamentary assembly, writes Joan Marc Simon.