Book review: Breaking Boundaries. The Science of our Planet
“So, perhaps now is the time to reopen discussions about adopting more democratic principles at the global level – everyone might one day vote in a world parliament.” Those words
Keith McNeill | 05.09.2022
New 2022 report: Global civil society amid disruption and conflict
This overview highlights the fuel and food crisis, attacks on democracy and democratic successes, struggles for justice and equality, action on climate justice and the need of the UN to transform
Mandeep Tiwana | 01.07.2022
On the battlefields of Ukraine, Idealism is laying waste to Realism
Austin Mackell argues in this article that foreign policy, like all politics, must be a values-first affair.
Austin G. Mackell | 27.04.2022
Weltraum-Governance: Wer spricht für die Erde?
Da die Weltraumforschung reift und sich beschleunigt, ist die Zeit für eine demokratisch rechenschaftspflichtige UNO gekommen, um die menschlichen Aktivitäten jenseits der Erde zu moderieren, argumentiert Ian Crawford.
Ian Crawford | 12.04.2022
Poll: World War considered likely, democracy supported in most countries
A survey across 55 democratic countries carried out on behalf of the French think tank Fondation pour l’innovation politique in collaboration with six other groups in 2021, published last month,
Andreas Bummel and Nimish Mehta | 11.02.2022
Versagen der Global Governance versetzt Welt in Notsituation: UN-Chef
In einer Rede vor der 193 Mitglieder zählenden Generalversammlung forderte UN-Chef António Guterres am Freitag die Welt auf, «in den Notfallmodus zu gehen», um das «globale Feuer mit fünf Alarmsignalen»
DWB | 22.01.2022
Civil society marginalized at COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow
The United Nations’ COP26 climate conference in Glasgow that is ending today has drawn sharp criticism from civil society groups and climate activists who felt that they were marginalized and
DWB | 12.11.2021
Survey: 64% in G20 countries want a stronger UN to protect the climate
A survey published in August and conducted on behalf of the Global Commons Alliance in G20 nations reveals that on average 64% of the general public believe that international organisations
Harry Gray | 07.09.2021
Study: Majorities support global democracy, political parties can benefit
For my doctoral studies at the University of Oxford, I spent the past few years exploring international public opinion on global democracy. My results may be surprising, and – for
Farsan Ghassim | 02.09.2021
Buchrezension: Kann Globalisierung gelingen?
Dena Freeman, Senior Visiting Fellow am Institut für Anthropologie der London School of Economics und Beraterin von Democracy Without Borders, stellt in ihrem neuesten Buch eine einfache Frage: Kann Globalisierung
Tatjana Söding and DWB | 25.02.2021
World federalism in pope Francis’ latest encyclical “Fratelli tutti”
Since the early modern period, the official papal position on matters of primary importance are laid down in the authoritative form of encyclical letters. The latest one, “Fratelli tutti” –
Matteo Gorgoni | 11.12.2020
One Shared World hosts online “Interdependence Summit”
OneShared.World is a network that was launched on 6 May 2020 to build “a fully inclusive global social movement and political force representing the democratic expression of our common humanity”,
John Vlasto | 21.09.2020
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