Mondial June 2018 (Cdn)

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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 […]

The Rome Statute at 20

pdf available by Yasmina Gourchane On 15 and 16 February 2018, in the Hague, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (Coalition) launched its commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute. With this launch, the Coalition initiated a full year of wide and diverse convocations, celebrations, and renewed commitments to the treaty. The […]

Human rights violations in Libya and the International Criminal Court

pdf available by Romnick Villanueva The situation of migrants in Libya illustrates the tragic consequences that often result when migration flows encounter weak national governance and organized criminal activity. The UN and regional institutions have been unable to act effectively in addressing implications from forced migration and the prevalence of social and political instability. Is […]

The UN’s Global Compact for Migration: An interview with Louise Arbour

pdf available by Romnick Villanueva In March 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Louise Arbour of Canada as his Special Representative for International Migration. Ms Arbour previously served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and as Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. […]

European Federalism: objectives for the near future and collaboration with the WFM

pdf available by Pilar Llorente Ruiz de Azua, UEF Europe Federal Committee Member, and Doménec Ruiz Devesa, UEF Europe Executive Bureau Member The 70th anniversary of the 1948 Congress of the Hague this year and the 60th anniversary last year of the 1957 Treaties of Rome, which established the predecessor of the European Union, to […]

Summer Reading for World Federalists

pdf available A World Parliament: Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century Andreas Bummel and Jo Leinen Democracy Without Borders, 2018 https://www.amazon.com/World-Parliament-Governance-Democracy-Century/dp/3942282135/ A World Parliament: Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century begins by examining the philosophical foundations of cosmopolitanism and a world parliament through history, including a detailed account of the campaign for a […]