As future World Citizens,
Faced with the preparations for
destruction which are being organized before our eyes,
and with the confessed helplessness of the nation-states,
of the blocs, of the United Nations, in order to defend
We declare every person, every
village, every city, and the human race itself in
We declare that the whole of humankind
has a right to defend itself against any sovereign state,
any ideology, or any propaganda which claims to justify
We declare the world community in
Before it is too late :
We want a common system of law and a
FEDERAL WORLD POWER able to enforce it.
We ask that we, the people of the
world, the only true sovereign in the crisis, be
democratically consulted, and that we organize for
ourselves elections to a PEOPLE'S CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY,
and at the same time, the FIRST WORLD TECHNICAL
ORGANIZATIONS to guarantee our food, our security, and
our service of public information.
To the first representatives elected
to the Peoples' Assembly, we assign the imperative task
of mediating between the two world blocs a thirty-year
truce, which will permit all people to recover their
strength and to develop mechanical production to the
maximum for peaceful purposes.
Convinced that the time has come for
every person to give his/her active service to humankind
We call on the most outstanding
representatives of science and learning, to accept their
responsibility in order that all may cease to live in
We call all people to new and heroic
acts, acts of refusal, courage, and hope,on which our
common future now depends.
We call on all people everywhere to
mobilize for peace, so as not to be mobilized to morrow
by their Governments for war.
We intend to count our forces,
ignoring frontiers, by accepting a card common to all
citizens of the world.
We shall remain watchful and active
until the people of the world assemble to give the world
Convinced that governments will not
hear our voice unless, we are tens of millions strong,
and that there can be no world community unless a new
confidence is born between every person and their
In place of Pacts between Governments,
we offer this Pact between People !