The 2015 Global Week of Action for a World Parliament, celebrated from 15-25 October, highlighted activities around the planet in support of a democratic World Parliament. About 40 smaller and larger actions were arranged on all inhabited continents, from North and South America to Asia and Oceania. Most of the activities took place during the actual… Continue reading 2015 Global Week of Action was celebrated around the world
If you still think how to make your event during our 3rd Global Week of Action for a World Parliament more interesting, why not organize a model global parliament session? It does not have to be as big as previous events (for example: http://www.tgde.org/isfit/), you can even use a group of 5 + x people (don’t… Continue reading How to organize a small model global parliament?
Last month, a small but significant move towards participatory global democracy took place. Next to the site of the weekend long Runnymede Festival of Democracy held in Surrey England, underneath the 2400 year old Ankerwycke yew tree, where eight hundred years ago the Magna Carta was signed by King John and the Barons of England,… Continue reading From Magna Carta to Real Global Democracy
Discussing a Future World Parliament in the Backyard of the Brandenburg Gate A Short Report on the Berlin Event during our Global Week of Action 2014 During the 2nd Global Week of Action for a World Parliament, it was great to see for me that we had events in almost all of the 20… Continue reading The idea of a World Parliament discussed in Berlin
Preparations are now starting for our 3rd Global Week of Action for a World Parliament (GWA), which will take place in October 15-25. We hope that you want to participate and that we will have many good events all around the world. Here you can read more about how to participate. Here you can find a… Continue reading Time to start preparations for GWA 2015
“No globalization without representation” – a paraphrase of the more famous “No taxation without representation” – was one of the most popular slogans of the so called “Anti-globalization movement” and demonstrations, from Seattle in 1999 to Genoa 2001. And even beyond, to the recent and current #occupy movements. Basically, this protest against globalization was and is a claim… Continue reading No globalization without representation
The second Global Week of Action for a World Parliament is scheduled to take place from 17-26 October 2014. During these ten days, civil society and grassroots movements around the world are called upon to organize activities and events to support the establishment of a democratically elected global parliament. The first Global Week of Action… Continue reading Never Again Genocide – World Parliament Now!
We have a dream to see the entire world united through a democratically elected World Parliament. This would be a great step towards a world without borders and, consequently, without the need for passport or Visa. Free movement from one corner of the world to another. A first direct benefit of global democracy: we would… Continue reading Global democracy – a cure for many ills
Over the past decade the world has faced various global problems, many of which have not been adequately dealt with by governments and international institutions. These have ranged from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, terrorism, wars, extreme poverty, unresolved environmental negotiations or gross human rights violations to unfair trade and investment practices.… Continue reading Breaking new ground: the global call for a World Parliament Now!
Are you thinking about participating in the Global Week of Action for a World Parliament? But you are not exactly sure of how to go about it? Excellent, then you have found the right place! The easiest way to participate is probably just to take a photo of yourself holding a sign or a banner… Continue reading How to make a World Parliament Now! banner