On Friday, March 21, a local campaign group promoting the creation of United Nations Parliamentary Assembly in Spain presented the proposal to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the regional Parliament of Catalonia.
The presentation was well attended by all large political groups represented in the parliament and also
The president of the World Democratic Governance project association, WDGpa,Josep Xercavins, and the coordinator of the UNPA campaign in Spain,Joan Marc Simon, briefed the deputies about the origins and raison d'être of the campaign. Furthermore, a proposal for a resolution to be approved by the plenary of the Catalan Parliament was presented by supporters of the campaign who demonstrated the interest that civil society has in the establishment of a UN Parliamentary Assembly, UNPA.
The participating representatives of all political groups expressed their interest in the campaign, agreed to support it, and said that they will try to have a resolution approved by the Catalan Parliament as soon as possible.
Joan Marc Simon stated that after the Catalan Parliament adopts a resolution, the UNPA campaign will aim at bringing the issue to the Spanish Parliament in Madrid.