News and events

First Swiss candidates sign the Pledge

With the Swiss Federal election due in October 2019, the first candidates have signed the Simpol Pledge. Go here for more details.

Bunzl at Re-Base Camp - London

Simpol's John Bunzl has been invited to host a round-table discussion on democracy at Re-Base Camp to be held in London 4-5th November, 2019. Led by author, Chris Kutarna, Re-Base Camp is "a global invitation to collectively re-imagine our future and actively participate in expeditions for systemic change".

Simpol appoints new coordinators in Switzerland

Having been given a copy of The Simpol Solution by their headmaster, Swiss students Yves Boutellier and Sven Ferstl just had to get involved. They're now jointly leading Simpol-CH.

Simpol appoints National Coordinator for Denmark

Mette Millard has become Simpol's National Coordinator for Denmark. Mette brings all her skills and her engaged interest in the state of the world and the research regarding evolution. She is also a practitioner and has therefore committed herself to Simpol. ‘We need this unique and intelligent way of both making global cooperation come alive AND encourage citizens to cooperate at this new and necessary level. This will be very close to my heart. Second only to my grandchild’. Mette aims to establish a strong Simpol presence in Denmark.

Simpol gains new Australian MPs

Thanks to Australian citizens signing on to the campaign, we now have 4 MPs pledged to implement Simpol alongside other governments following the 2019 Federal election. 

Jo Swinson MP signs the Pledge

Jo Swinson, Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire, UK, has signed the Simpol Pledge. She joins over 60 other UK MPs and a growing number of MPs from other countries in supporting the Simpol campaign.

David Sloan Wilson endorses Simpol

Renowned evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson has endorsed "The Simpol Solution": "It's a pleasure to read a book that captures the modern evolutionary worldview so well and your actual solution is very clever. We even share an awareness of the need for a psychological therapeutic process and a global policymaking process." Sloan Wilson is President of the Evolution Institute. 

Prof. A. Nuri Yurdusev endorses Simpol

Nuri Yurdusev PhD, Vice President of the Turkish Academy of Sciences and Prof. of International Relations at the Middle East Technical University, has endorsed Simpol: "I am indeed impressed with the Simpol initiative. It has a clear and simple logic and I think it has got a point in focusing on particular issues rather than grand macro debates."

Bunzl to present at Roundtable on Global Governance

Simpol's founder John Bunzl will speak at the World Academy of Art & Science's Roundtable on Global Governance to be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 22-24th November. More...

Bunzl to speak on Democracy in the Digital Age

Simpol's founder John Bunzl will speak at a conference on Democracy in the Digital Age, Geneva, 29th October 2018. Hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, you can find out more here. For a report of the meeting, go here.

German Feminist Party sign the Pledge

Germany's feminist party, DIE FRAUEN, has adopted Simpol as part of its party policy at its recent party conference with the following resolution: "In The Simultaneous Policy (Simpol) we see a clever strategy for solving the above-listed global problems. Like Simpol, the Feminist Party DIE FRAUEN works for improved international cooperation, common regulations for financial markets, sustainable environmental protection, rights for people, animals and plants, access to life-sustaining resources for all people, a politics of peace, good social standards globally and more direct citizen participation in politics."