Democracy Without Borders strives for a democratic world community.

We promote a right to democracy at all levels, global institutions that are democratic and effective, and equal global citizenship.

Climate conference COP27: the sham in Sharm El Sheikh
The UN climate conference taking place in Egypt this week is an exercise in organized hypocrisy. One of the most striking images from the popular Science Fiction TV series The…
Austin G. Mackell | 07.11.2022
Democratizing global financial institutions to benefit those most in need
“The Bretton Woods institutions,” said Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, at this year’s UN General Debate, “no longer serve the purpose in the 21st century that they served…
Valentin Lang | 03.11.2022
Could an “Economic Article 5” stop authoritarian coercion?
This post discusses an instrument for counter-measures of democracies against economic coercion by authoritarian states, the so-called “Economic Article 5”, a reference to the NATO treaty
Austin G. Mackell | 26.10.2022

Promoting the right to democracy at all levels, from the local to the global, is a main concern of Democracy Without Borders. Free, fair and democratic elections are the basis for legitimate government. We support democratization processes everywhere and work for worldwide democracy. Learn more


Democracy Without Borders supports strengthening international cooperation and promotes democratic representation and participation at the global level. We advocate the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly as a step towards a world parliament and a global constitution. Learn more


Democracy Without Borders calls for a UN World Citizens’ Initiative that gives a voice to every human being as a global citizen. We promote equal global citizenship and advocate for civic education from a planetary perspective that helps develop a sense of global identity and solidarity. Learn more