A World Parliament: governance and democracy in the 21st century

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

CLM.4.02, Clement House


Andreas Bummel

Andreas Bummel

Director of Democracy Without Borders and the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Theresa Squatrito

Theresa Squatrito

Assistant Professor in International Relations, LSE


Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

Associate Professor (Reader) in Global Politics, LSE

Global challenges such as war, poverty, inequality and climate change are overwhelming nation-states and today’s international institutions. Can the creation of a democratic world parliament help achieve a peaceful, just and sustainable world community?

Andreas Bummel will discuss the ideas from his new book co-authored with Jo Leinen A World Parliament: Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century with Dr Theresa Squatrito.

Andreas Bummel (@andreasbummel) is Director of Democracy Without Borders and the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. His book A World Parliament: Governance and Democracy in the 21st Century provides an overview of the challenges and prospects of democratic world governance.

Theresa Squatrito is Assistant Professor in International Relations at LSE. Her research focuses on international organisations and international law.

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi is Associate Professor (Reader) in Global Politics at LSE.

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