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Feb 1, 2019

The UN isn’t broken, but let’s fix it anyway.  It has done many wonderful things to benefit humankind, and with some structural changes, it can do even more. A group is already meeting quietly, planning to propose some changes in the next few years. One proposal is to create a parliamentary assembly where the population of the world can be represented in a more democratic way.   Video version 28 May 2018)

  • Robin Collins, Group of 78, Canadian Pugwash Group, and World Federalist Movement.
  • John Trent, Retired Professor of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
  • Fergus Watt, Executive Director, World Federalist Movement of Canada, in conversation with the host, Metta Spencer.

This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace Magazine (see ) and Project Save the World (see ). On the latter website, you are invited to comment on this podcast episode and endorse the Platform for Survival, a list of 25 public policy proposals that, if enacted, will markedly reduce the risk of the six most urgent threats to humankind.