History & Members

Founded in 1947, the World Federalist Movement is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to the realization of global peace and justice through the development of democratic institutions and the application of international law.

The Institute of Global Policy was instituted in 1983 as the primary education mechanism of WFM and seeks to promote better understanding of the UN and other international organizations. It serves as a research and policy institute dedicated to the promotion of human security, international justice, the prevention of armed conflict and the protection of civilians.