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Andreas Bummel

Bummel, Andreas

Bummel, Andreas

Chair, Committee for a Democratic U.N., Berlin, Germany. Email- bummel@kdun.org

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Chair, Committee for a Democratic U.N., Berlin, Germany. Email- bummel@kdun.org

Andreas Bummel is founding Chairman and CEO of the Committee for a Democratic UN (KDUN), one of the world's leading groups that specialize on the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations. In 2003, he authored KDUN's strategy paper on this issue titled "Developing International Democracy." Since April 2007, Bummel leads the Secretariat of the international Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, which was cofounded by KDUN.

Since 1998, Bummel is advisor of the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), one of Germany's major human rights organizations. In this capacity he has been dealing particularly with international criminal justice and UN peacekeeping. Since February 2008, he is a member of STP's board of directors. From 1998 to 2007, Bummel was Council member of the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy in New York. In 2002 and 2005, he was a candidate of the liberal party for the election to the German parliament. Since 2001, Bummel is affiliated with FutureManagementGroup AG, a management consulting firm based in Eltville.

 

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

A World Parliament and the Transition from International Law to World Law   ( International Organizations ), ( Global Governance & Democracy )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract World civilization depends on the provision of global public goods such as tackling climate change, ensuring international financial stability or peace and security. Yet, the intergovern­mental system of global governance is not capable of delivering the required results. At a fundamental level, the change necessary to achieve functioning world governance consists of a transition from international law to world law. A key element in this is the...
Social Evolution, Global Governance and a World Parliament   ( Global Governance & Democracy ), ( Global Governance & Law )
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This article describes the relevance of a world parliament in the context of long-term social evolution and the crisis of global governance.[*] It is argued that due to the development of weapons of mass destruction and complex interdependency, war has ceased to be a driver of socio-evolutionary consolidation of power at the world-system level. At the same time, there is an increasingly urgent need for global governance in spheres such as climate change mitigation...
Towards a Global Democratic Revolution: A Global Parliament and the Transformation of the World Order   ( Global Governance & Democracy ), ( Global Governance & Law )
Get Full Text in PDF 1. The Limits of National Democratization The peaceful mass protests of millions of Egyptians that toppled the repressive and corrupt presidency of Hosni Mubarak in the course of 18 days and the ouster of Tunisia’s President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali after massive civil resistance might turn out to mark an important milestone in the expansion of democracy in the world.* Over the last ten years the strong trend towards democratization that followed the end of the Cold War...