GloCo aims to add a global dimension to existing regional and national democratic systems, on the basis that solutions for today’s global challenges require new levels of legitimacy and accountability that only a global democratic system can provide.
Mission and Purpose
The mission of GloCo.ch is to establish a global democracy to complement democratic mechanisms that exist on the community, local, regional and national levels by a global level that addresses global problems, that affect individuals irrespective of borders.
GloCo aims to add a global dimension to existing regional and national democratic systems. They believe that direct democratic participation on the global level is a basic human right, and that the solutions for today’s global challenges require new levels of legitimacy and accountability that only a global democratic mandate can provide. This is why they are building a digital forum where all the world’s citizens would be able to cast direct, democratic votes in the decisions that shape the world we share.
Origins and Development
GloCo.ch was founded in 2019 by a group of individuals who believe that a global democratic system is possible and necessary.
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
GloCo.ch is an association under Swiss law, founded in 2019 and privately funded. It is open for membership for individuals around the world.
Major Projects and Events
- Think tank for concepts and implementation of a global digital direct democracy platform.
- Global Democracy Initiative
- Participation and co-coordination of a track at the upcoming 2021 Global Forum for Modern Direct Democracy
Analysis and Lessons Learned
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