Andreas Bummel

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Towards a UN World Citizens’ Initiative

pdf available by Andreas Bummel While the establishment of a citizen-elected United Nations Parliamentary Assembly remains a key federalist goal, it is possible to pursue complementary efforts towards strengthening global democracy. One such innovation that the Congress of the World Federalist Movement in The Hague supported unanimously this year is a UN World Citizens’ Initiative […]

World Federalist Congress in The Hague reaffirms fight for global peace, justice and democracy

pdf available by Andreas Bummel Convening July 9 to 13 in The Hague, the world’s capital of international law, the World Federalist Movement (WFM) reaffirmed the organization’s fight for global justice, peace and democracy. In a resolution adopted at the meeting, the movement underlined its “primary goal” of institution-building and emphasized its commitment to “the […]

Update: UN Parliamentary Assembly Campaign

pdf available by Andreas Bummel Over 1,500 current and former members of parliament and numerous UN experts support the proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. On July 4 the European Parliament (EP) voted to accept a report from its Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) that provides a set of recommendations to the Council of the […]

Democracy Without Borders: A new approach towards world federalism (December 2017)

by Andreas Bummel, International Secretary-General, Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly For many decades, world federalists have been exploring paths and instruments to achieve their dream of a peaceful, democratic and sustainable world that is united in all its diversity. There is agreement that there are many different and complementary approaches. Under the name […]

Update: The Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (June 2017)

pdf available Ten years ago the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) was launched to advocate democratic representation of the world’s citizens at the United Nations. Usually, UN bodies are composed of officials who are appointed by the executive branches of national governments. By contrast, a UNPA would for the first time give […]

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