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Conference announcement: “Creating a Workable World”, October 9-10, 2015.

On October 9-10, 2015 the “Creating a Workable World” conference will be held in Minnesota. Online conference registration, plus information about hotel group rates (all with free shuttles to the conference site), transit to/from the Minneapolis-St.

Norway supports the 1 for 7 Billion campaign!

UN General Assmbly Hall/ Photo credit: Wikipedia

In a letter to WFM-IGP Executive Director, William R. Pace, the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Borge Brende endorsed the 1 for 7 Billion campaign and encouraged all other Member States to do so as well:

2015 Ventotene International Seminar on Federalism- Call for Applications!

Ventotene, Italy

Photot Credit: Sorrento Sail Charter Ponza

32nd International Seminar on Federalism 30 August - 4 September


WFM-IGP Commemorates Earth Day

Planet Earth/ Photo credit: Getty images

On April 22, 2015 The World Federalist Movement- Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP) commemorated Earth Day. WFM-IGP believes that fundamental issues relating to the development of international democracy and global governance are inextricably tied to issues of global governance for sustainable development and the environment. Protecting the world environment is a critical foundation of sustainable development. Two-thirds of the earth is beyond the territorial sovereignty of UN member states; it is truly the ‘global commons’.

WFM-IGP Commemorates International Women's Day


A woman holds her daughter in a Ukrainian refugee camp. © Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko

 Sunday, 8 March, 2015 

Walter F. Hoffmann (1924- 2014), By Mike Kronisch

(Originally published in the blog on January 8, 2015)

As 2014 drew to a close, we said goodbye to a beloved global citizen. Walter F. Hoffmann, prominent civil rights attorney and tireless advocate for world peace, died at age 90 on Wednesday, December 31. 



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