On this day, 1st June 57 years ago two youth, Mr.E P Menon and Mr.Satish Kumar set out on a globathan, from Rajghat Delhi, protesting against nuclear weapons, covering about 8000 miles for almost 2 years and 9 months, created a history.
EP Menon is a direct disciple of Acharya Vinoba Bhave, who had created a history through Bhoodan movement.
Mr.Menon is one of the distinguished advisors in WCPA from Bangalore
WCPA is glad to share that today on 1st June 2019, postal stamp of Dr.Glen T Martin was released by the department of Posts and was properly received by Dr.Sudhir Tare, International Member of WCPa and World Peace Ambassador.
Mumbai team members of WCPA comprising of reputed Director& Producer Sri.Ravinder Arora, Bollywood Playback singer Ms. Chanderkala Singh, Social Activist Ms.Kanchan Veer and Sri.Balasahab Mangsule strived to achieve this and WCPA Sincerly thanks them.
Our Mission is based on traditional Indian ethos of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" -World indeed is our family
The Earth Constitution is the fundamental document for World Parliament.
The Earth Constitution embodies all these values within a system that protects human rights, eliminates war, restores the environment, and guarantees equality before the law for all citizens of the Earth. The Constitution is not just another set of ideals like the Earth Charter or the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It provides a real blueprint for governing the Earth on behalf of all its citizens equally. It provides specific arrangements for a World Parliament, a World Judiciary, a World Ombudsmus (for protecting human rights), and a Civilian World Police Force.
The World Parliament is a democratic, non-military, federal world government, which can solve world problems peacefully and administer those affairs which transcend national boundaries for the benefit of humanity everywhere.
World Parliament Regional Headquarters are 60 ft. diameter domes with 5000 square feet of office space within a Fibonacci Spiral design. 3 regional headquarters locations are planned in San Jose..Costa Rica (The Americas), Barcelona..Spain (Euro-Africa), Lucknow..India (Asia-India-Australia) in 2018 - 2019.
The World Constitution and Parliament Association is dedicated to creating non-military democratic Earth Federation under the Constitution for the Federation of Earth.
Since 1958, the organization has worked through its worldwide membership to write and ratify the Earth Constitution in four international Constituent Assemblies. Under the authority of Article 19 of the Earth Constitution the WCPA has also sponsored 12 sessions of the Provisional World Parliament to date, building a new world order of freedom, justice, prosperity, and equality within the shell of the old, unjust world order. Below is a summary history of our work.
1958. Agreement to Call a World Constitutional Convention initiated by four persons, circulated worldwide for signatures, requesting both national governments and people of each country to send delegates.
1959-1960. World Committee for a World Constitutional Convention formed. Thousands sign the Agreement, including many prominent leaders. Organizers of this action travel around the world to enlist support.
1961-1962. Definitive Call to the World Constitutional Convention adopted. Many persons sign, including Heads of five national governments.
1963-1964. First Preparatory Congress held Denver, Colorado, USA, with delegates from five continents. Call to the World Constitutional Convention is publicly issued, then circulated for more signers and response.
1965-1966. Second Preparatory Congress held at Milan, Italy. Outline for Debate and Drafting of a World Constitution is formulated, on basis on alternative choices. Plan agreed for a Peoples’ World Parliament to meet concurrently.
1967. Decision made at Third Preparatory Congress to begin Convention in 1968, even if no government sends delegates. 300 Peoples Delegates pledged.
1968. First working sessions of World Constitutional Convention and Peoples’ World Convention held at Interlaken, Switzerland, and Wolfach, W. Germany with 200 Peoples Delegates from 27 countries, of five continents. Work begun on drafting the World Constitution.
1969-1971. Strategy for Reclaiming Earth for Humanity is circulated. Emergency Council of World Trustees meets, Santa Barbara, Calif., and issues First Decree for Protection of Life, outlawing nuclear weapons. Directions given to drafting commission.
1972. World Constitution drafting commission of four persons, with a fifth communicating by telephone, works for two months, nearly completing first draft of Constitution for the Federation of Earth.
1973-1975. First draft finished, printed in 1974, then circulated worldwide for comment, together with Call to the second session in 1977, now defined as the World Constituent Assembly. Comments on first draft complied.
1976. Drafting Commission meets again. Second draft completed, circulated,
1977. Second Session of World Constituent Assembly held in June, Innsbruck, Austria. Earth Constitution debated paragraph by paragraph, amended, then adopted with 138 original signers from 25 countries of 6 continents. Call for ratification by the nations and peoples of Earth is issued. Constitution is sent to U.N. General Assembly and to all national governments.
1978-1980. Earth Constitution is circulated worldwide for debate and ratification. Third session of World Constituent Assembly held January, 1979, Colombo, Sri Lanka; adopts Rationale For a World Constituent Assembly, defining right of people to convene Assembly, draft constitution, and obtain ratification. Appeal issued for national parliaments to ratify.
1981. World Constitution & Parliament Assn. meets at New Delhi, India. Call issued for Provisional World Parliament to convene 1982 under terms of Article 19 of the Earth Constitution. Honorary Sponsor list of 150 prominent persons enrolled.
1982. First Session of Provisional World Parliament meets at Brighton, England. Delegates from 25 countries of 6 continents. Five world Legislative Acts are adopted: for World Disarmament Agency, World Economic Development, Ownership of Oceans & Sea beds, Graduate School of World Problems, and World Courts.
1983-1984. First Provisional District World Court organized in Los Angeles; takes up case of outlawing nuclear weapons. Plans for Provisional World Parliament in Sudan and Nigeria thwarted by military coups.
1985. Second Session of Provisional World Parliament held New Delhi, India. Opened by President of India, presided by speaker of Lok Sabha. Three more World Legislative Acts adopted: for Emergency Earth Rescue Administration, World Government Funding, and Commission on Terrorism.
1986. Campaign continued for “provisional” ratification of the Constitution for the Federation of Earth, pending review at next World Constituent Assembly.
1987. Third session of Provisional World Parliament held at Hilton Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida. Three more World Legislative Acts are adopted: for Global Finance System, Environment Protection, and Hydrogen Energy. Provisional World Cabinet begun.
1988-1989. Plan launched for collaboration by many organizations to prepare next session of World Constituent Assembly. 150 organizations join in Preparatory Committee. Two meetings held in New York with U. N. Ambassadors, to explain and solicit help. List of Honorary Sponsors reconfirmed and expanded.
1990. Government of Egypt agrees to host Assembly. Three preparatory meetings held. Call circulated for Governments and People to send delegates.
1991. Location of 4th session World Constituent Assembly abruptly changed due to the 1991 Gulf War. Held at Troia, Portugal, in May. Delegates adopt 59 minor amendments to the Earth Constitution. New ratification campaign begun, appealing to both people and governments. Most Honorary Sponsors personally ratify.
1992. Global Ratification & Elections Network organized, including several hundred organizations, to promote ratification of the Constitution for the Federation of Earth, then election of delegates to World Parliament. Government heads should also ratify.
1996. The Fourth Session of the Provisional World Parliament held at Barcelona, Spain in September. A number of resolutions passed as well as a “Manifesto” declaring the oceans the property of the people of Earth under the authority of the Earth Constitution.
2000. The Fifth Session of the Provisional World Parliament is held on the Island of Malta, November 22nd to 27th. One Omnibus legislative act and a number of resolutions passed, including a resolution strongly supporting the rights of the Palestinian people to their own state.
2003. The Sixth Session of the Provisional World Parliament held in Bangkok, Thailand, March 23rd to 28th. Several important legislative acts passed: a World Peace Act, a World Security Act, a Provisional Office of World Revenue Act, a Hydrocarbon Resource Act, and a Statute for the World Court on Human Rights. The Commission for Legislative Review is formed. Parliamentary law format commences with the Sixth Session. The Institute on World Problems (IOWP) is formed as a 501C3 non-profit organization in the US.
2003. The Seventh Session of the Provisional World Parliament is held at Chennai, India, December 23-29. Several important legislative acts passed: a Criminal Penalty Code, Rules for Procedure and Evidence, a World Bench for Criminal Cases Act, a World Patents Act, a Global Accounting and Auditing Standards Act, and a Preservation of World Government Records Act. The Manifesto of the Earth Federation and the “Pledge of Allegiance to the Earth Constitution” (included in this Appendix) are unanimously ratified by the Parliament.
2004. The Eighth Session of the Provisional World Parliament held at Lucknow, India in August. Several important legislative acts passed, including creation of a World Bench for Juvenile Cases, a Child Rights Act, an Elections Act, and a Water Act. The International Criminal Court in the Hague is empowered by world legislation. A global Education Act is passed as well as a World Economic Equity Act establishing the Earth Currency on an independent and fully democratic basis. A Global People’s Assembly is created to activate grass roots participation in the House of Peoples. The “Declaration on the Rights of Peoples” (included in this volume) is unanimously ratified.
2006. The Ninth Session of the Provisional World Parliament held in Tripoli, Libya in April. Eight World Legislative Acts are passed, an enabling act for the World Ombudsmus, the creation of a Department of Conflict Resolution for the Earth Federation, a ban on the production of fissile materials for weapons, a nuclear weapons elimination protocol, a nuclear contamination act prohibiting the use of depleted uranium and other weapons, a quit Guantanamo directive, an agreement on world privileges and immunities (revising the weaker version of the Assembly of States Parties, and a public utilities act. The former “Global Ratification and Elections Network (GREN)” is transformed into the Earth Federation Movement (EFM).
2007. The Tenth Session of the Provisional World Parliament held in Kara, Togo in June. Four world legislative acts are passed: an act prohibiting unauthorized destruction of illegal financial instruments, an act creating a system of divestment from illegal weapons manufacture, an act requiring posting of the world illegal stock law in stock exchanges around the world, and an act providing a guaranteed annual income for all adults within the Earth Federation.
2008. The 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the founding of WCPA hosted by Dr. Phichai Tovivich and the WCPA Chapter of Thailand.
2009. The Eleventh Session of the Provisional World Parliament held in Nainital, India, July 2-8, 2009. Several world legislative acts were passed into provisional world law, including a procedure for the dismantling of nuclear weapons, a law protecting the people of Earth from too much bureaucracy in the world government, an act criminalizing human trafficking for sexual or other purposes, an act abolishing all secret intelligence agencies like the CIA, M5 or Mossad, a bill elaborating the restrictions on the military uses of depleted uranium, and a law protecting the right of civil disobedience for the people of Earth under the Earth Federation (included in this volume). The delegation from Bangladesh presented the parliament with a new translation of the Constitution into its 23rdlanguage: Bengali or Bangla.
2010. June 1-11, IOWP officers participate in the General Review Conference of the International Criminal Court in Kampala, Uganda, with proposals to link the court with the Earth Constitution. The Twelfth Session of the Parliament held in Kolkata, India, December 27-31, 2010. World Legislative Acts passed for funding the decommissioning of nuclear weapons, abolishing legal corporate personhood, establishing a Collegium of World Judges, establishing a Ship breaking code, creating global economic prosperity, and amending some earlier acts of the Parliament. Resolutions were passed allowing states, cantons, or Pradesh to join the Earth Federation independently, enumerating citizen and governmental responsibilities under the Earth Federation, and modeling the world peace system created by the Earth Constitution.
The World Constitution and Parliament Association sponsors the Earth Federation
Movement for the ratification of the Constitution for the Federation of Earth. Since 1958, the WCPA has been a leading voice on behalf of democratic world law through its chapters around the world, websites, international seminars, participation in international conferences, dissemination of books and materials, and electronic correspondence.
The Constitution for the Federation of Earth was written through the combined effort and input of hundreds of world citizens, working with international legal minds over a period of 33 years from 1958 to 1991.
At the first Constituent Assembly in Interlaken, Switzerland, they elected a drafting committee of 25 persons. During several months in 1972, five primary authors from this committee completed the first draft. They were Philip Henry Isely (USA), Dr. Terence P. Amerasinghe, International Lawyer from Sri Lanka, Hon. S. M. Hussain from the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, D.M. Spencer, Professor of Law in Mumbai, India, and Dr. Max Habicht, prominent international lawyer from Switzerland.
This draft was then circulated worldwide several times for comments and was then reviewed paragraph by paragraph at the Second Constituent Assembly in Innsbruck, Austria, in 1977. Small changes were again made at the Fourth Constituent Assembly in Troia, Portugal, in 1991.
The Second session of the Provisional World Parliament was held at New Delhi in 1985 and was inaugurated by Giani Zail Singh,President of India.
In the Subsequent years, several conferences,seminars, have been held in India as below:
OPJindal Global University Sonepath, India December 2018
Bangalore, India, 2018
OPJindal Global University Sonepath, India December 2017
Bangalore, India, 2017
MIT Pune, India, December 2016
Bangalore, India, 2016
Kolkata, India 2015
Kanyakumari, South India,2015
Bangalore, India, 2015
Delhi, India, December 2012
Chennai, India, June 2011
Bangalore, India, June 2011
Chennai, India, June 2008
Kolkata, India, January 2005
Lucknow, India, September 2005
Erode in Tamil Nadu, South India, September 2005
Lucknow, India, June 2002
Lucknow, India, June-December, 2002
Chennai, India, December 2002
Team WCPA INDIA, has been growing year on year and soon likely to take the shape of a Global Hub for Developmental and Peace Initiatives. For the last 3 years, India has been hoisting international conference.
This year in December 2018, the annual Conference is being held at O P Jindal Global University, Sonipath, New Delhi.
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WCPA Officials interacting with the President of India
WCPA Officials meeting the Prime Minister of India
WCPA Officials meeting the Prime Minister of India
WCPA Distinguished Advisor meeting the President of India
Annual International Conference of WCPA is being held at OP Jindal Blobal University, Sonipath Delhi on Dec 10th and 11th ,2018. For Details see
2017 International Conference was held at OP Jindal Global University
WCPA International Conference for 2016 was held at MIT Pune.
Audience at a Press Conference for the Grand Global Peace Meet,
Hyderabad, India, Jan. 2015
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December 14-17, 2013, Lucknow, India. The 13th Session of the Provisional World Parliament meets. A number of crucial, transformative World Legislative Acts are passed, strengthening the global framework of Provisional World Law.
WCPA all day event: "Challenges to Global Peace" - Jaya Engineering and Technical College, near Chennai, India, June 25, 2011.
2011 Annual conference of WCPA was held at Bangalore.
2010 December 27-31. The 12th session of the Provisional World Parliament took place in Kolkata, India.
2009 July. The Eleventh Session of the Provisional World Parliament takes place in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram near Nainital, India. Five new world legislative acts were adopted, in addition to extensive amendments to World Legislative Act #34, (formerly entitled "Elimination Protocol"--now entitled "Dismantling Procedure"), and resolutions of the Parliament. Also passed were a bill prohibiting Human Trafficking, a Non-violent Civil Disobedience Act, A Clandestine Operations Prohibition Act, and a UN Integration Act.
WCPA Annaul Conference at Madras University in 2008
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A South India Chapter of WCPA meeting in 2005. The Director of the South India chapter is Mr. Ramanujam Ananthanarayanan, in the dark suit, front row, third from left. Dr. Terence Amerasinghe is front row third from right and Dr. Eugenia Almand is on the right
2004. The Eighth Session of the Provisional World Parliament was organized for Lucknow, India, August 10-14. The agenda included a statement on Emerging World Law as of today summarizing the work of Acts 1-25 passed at earlier sessions of Parliament, a bill for a World Juvenile Court, the beginning of some ministries of emerging world government, and a plan for a ratification convention for the Constitution for the Federation of Earth
2003. The Seventh Session of the Provisional World Parliament takes place in Chennai, India, December 26-30 (organized in cooperation with the Institute On World Problems). The agenda included ratification of the Manifesto for the Earth Federation, enactment of a world criminal court, a penalty classification bill to be used by the new court, conservation standards for World Government records, a bill for the creation of a World Patents Office, and the beginning of work on a Global People�s Assembly integrated with the Constitution to ensure popular participation in the coming world government.
1985. Second Session of Provisional World Parliament held New Delhi, India. Opened by President of India, presided by speaker of Lok Sabha (the lower house of the legislature of India)
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