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There are many associations with similar goals in the international arena


World Federalist Movement / Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP)

The umbrella organization for World Federalists around the globe. A previous president was Sir Peter Ustinov; the current co-presidentsare Fernando Iglesias and Tadashi Inuzuka. We are now associate members of WFM.

Citizens for Global Solutions

CGS was formed by a merger between the World Federalists Association and the Campaign for UN Reform in the US. The largest federalist group in the US. The current Executive Director is Rebecca Shoot.


Commission on Global Governance

The Commission was established in 1992 with the full support of United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. It was co-chaired by Swedish Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson, and former Commonwealth Secretary-General Shridath Ramphal, and produced a controversial report, Our Global Neighbourhood, in 1995, calling for reform of the United Nations.

More recently, under the current co-chairs Madeleine Albright of the United States and former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Gambari, a new report has been released (2016) entitled " Confronting the Crisis in Global Governance."  Again it canvasses major reforms of the United Nations, including the formation of a United Nations Parliamentary Network, and calls for a major World Conference on Global Institutions in 2020.


Democratic World Federalists

DWF is an active group in northern California. The current President is Roger Kotila.

International Registry of World Citizens

The World Citizens Registry was founded by Garry Davis after World War II to promote ‘One Government for One World’, andis headquartered in France. They offer a ‘World Citizens’ card to members, and reached half a million members by 1950. Some 400 communities announced themselves ‘mundialized’ by 1951.

Association of World Citizens

An American offshoot of the World Citizens Registry, initiated in 1975 by Doug Mattern, and based in San Francisco. They also offer a World Citizens card. The current President is Rene Wadlow.

Centre for Change

Founded in Melbourne by Dr Michael Ellis and Ms Jager Ellison as a forum on key issues affecting global sustainability and peace.

Human Union

The Human Union is a movement founded by Lyndon Storey which seeks to build a Human Union between governments that agree on forming a legitimate political system that treats all humanity as equals. Josep Ortega has recently joined the movement and the website has been relaunched. You can sign the Human Movement Appeal and support the idea. Kindly, visit their website to sign the appeal.



Links together members of the world’s democratic parliaments into a single forum.Members can discuss and vote on critical global problems.


Federal Union

The leading federalist group in the UK, founded in 1938.


A group formed in New Zealand in 2005 by Hugh Steadman, working towards a democratically elected world government.



The aim of this website is to bring together the many organisations of world citizens/federalist in one place and to debate different perspectives but also to promote the wider movement. Its slowly coming together (Oct 2008) and should be a great place to communicate with a wide group of people. The site includes a FAQ, movie section, blogs, members area, group subscriptions, library and a Facebook like wall. It looks like the site will grow over time.


Global Challenges Foundation

Founded by Swedish billionaire Laszlo Szombatfalvy, the Global Challenges Foundation’s objective is to contribute to minimising, preferably eliminating, the major global threats to humanity. To achieve this, the GCF works in two ways: by increasing decision-makers’ and the public’s knowledge and insight about these challenges; and by stimulating discussion and innovative thinking about decision systems that would be able to manage the major global risks more effectively and equitably. They provided financial and logistical support for our World Security Community project in 2018.



The United Republic of Humankind is  a political organisation dedicated to the democratic

unification of the human species. Founded by Daniel Blewitt.

Streit Council

Formerly known as the Association to Unite the Democracies, the Streit Council was founded in 1940 to promote the ideas of Clarence Streit, author of “Union Now”, who in 1939 advocated a union of the North Atlantic democracies to resist Nazism. In the post-war era the association has continued to press for a union of the democracies as a prelude to an eventual world federation. Early leaders included Owen Roberts, former justice of the Supreme Court, and William Clayton, a former Under-Secretary of State and an architect of the Marshall Plan. The Current President is Richard Conn Henry, and the Executive Director is Tiziana Stella.


Union of European Federalists

An umbrella organization for federalist organizations in Europe, promoting both European federation and world federation.They have recently become a Member Organization of the World Federalist Movement, and will act as representative of WFM in Europe. The current president is Jo Leinen, MEP, a representative of the Greens in the European Parliament.


Vote World Government

An organization founded by Jim Stark in Canada, aiming to promote world federation by means of an on-line referendum. Go to this site to register your vote for democratic world government.

World Government Research Network

This is a new webpage aimed at publishing academic discussions on world government online. The two co-directors are:

Prof James Thompson, Hiram College, Ohio

A/Prof Luis Cabrera, Griffith University, Queensland

World Constitution and Parliament Association

Founded by Philip Isely, they have drafted a ‘Constitution for the Federation of Earth‘. Some 4 million people around the globe have indicated support. The current President is Glen T. Martin.

World Citizen Letters by John Roberts

A world citizen website containing over 100 World Citizen Letters from a series beginning in 1998 and covering topics such as: Terrorism, Slavery andthe Arms Trade; Imperial plutocracy; the “deterrent”; Islamophobia and Jihad. The site is in a blog style and comments can be made on each of the letters.

Community of Democracies

"The Community of Democracies (CoD) is a global intergovernmental coalition comprised of the Governing Council Member States that support adherence to common democratic values and standards outlined in the Warsaw Declaration. The CoD is represented in the international fora by the elected Secretary General."

Mondeto: Education for Global Citizenship

Mondeto’s goal is to get all students in Australia a second language by the time they finish primary school.

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