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Citizens for Global Solutions: “A Need For United Nations”

by Frank Thomas (DKTC) The nations of Earth that exist today are built on thousands of years of human civilization, layer after layer showing ambition and theory put to the test of time. Looking back through history, we see a database of strategies and answers to many fundamental questions about how a society runs. Save […]

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29 january 2021

Association of World Citizens President Rene Wadlow examines the life of British Member of Parliament Henry Usborne, who “played a key role in 1946 in the creation by world citizens and world federalists from Western Europe and the U.S.A. in the creation in a meeting in Luxembourg of the Movement for a World Federal Government. With these new contacts, […]

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28 january 2021

On the Democracy Without Borders website, Robert Whitfield writes that even though artificial intelligence “is playing an increasingly dominant role in the lives of people around the world,” it is “subject to remarkably little governance, let alone global governance. There is a strong case for the establishment of a UN regime on Artificial Intelligence. Such a regime should include […]

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27 january 2021

A blog post on the Young World Federalists website argues, “The Earth, once initially filled with abundant resources and space for life, has been divided into factions separated by invisible barriers, in a system that keeps us divided and working against each other. … If we look at the way the world is and conclude that coexisting with each […]

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26 january 2021

On the Democracy Without Borders website, Lysa John and Mandeep Tiwana offer “Three Proposals To Create A UN That Listens“: the creation of “an office of a people’s or civil society champion…to identify barriers in participation, spur inclusive convenings and drive the UN’s outreach to the public and civil society organisations”; the introduction of “a procedural mechanism in […]

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25 january 2021

Democratic World Federalists Vice President Fritz Pointer writes, “To label a virus after the first location that puts up an effective response…only serves to demonize responses to new diseases, especially when that label is meant to place blame. HIV/AIDS was first detected in the U.S. in the 1980s. It has since spread to the whole world, but […]

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22 january 2021

Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng has been named the Director of the Governance Center at the World Resources Institute. Ochieng, who comes to WRI from the African Development Bank, “will oversee a team focused on advancing good governance to address poverty, inequality and environmental degradation. Current priorities of the governance team include environmental rights, climate resilience, land rights, gender […]

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21 january 2021

The United Nations Association of the United States of America has announced a Case Competition on Zero Hunger. Teams must “critically examine major issues related to food insecurity, climate change, and agriculture in Southeast Asia and to understand its root causes and prospects for the future. … Teams should evaluate local projects that address the issue in that country, […]

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20 january 2021

The Mondialist highlights the publication of the Democracy Without Borders book A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly in a German-language edition for the first time, writing that the policy briefing “is currently the most up-to-date scientific presentation of the perspectives of a further developed organization of the United Nations, as an impetus and guarantor for a democratic world.” The United Nations […]

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19 january 2021

Young World Federalists has adopted a nine-page Policy Platform that includes a democratic Earth, the settling of disputes and building of world peace “by basing international relations on binding world law,” the enforcement of human rights law and the creation of “globally accountable governance,” and the protection of the planet “through law and regulation, by prosecuting crimes against […]