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Rights and Privileges for Humans, Other Species and Environments

If J.D. Rockyfellow was right, one of the founding efforts to create the U.N. was driven by Establishment oligarchies seeking to create a powerful one world government they could more easily manipulate and control for power, wealth and world dominating control.  If so, they must have been really disappointed by what the U.N. evolved into. 

The U.N. became a global champion of human rights, bringing together the global community of nations to address, articulate, agree to and enforce global human rights, including:

  • the U.N. International Bill of Rights, with its 3 components: 

    • the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR),

    • the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and

    • the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR);

  • Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide;

  • International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination;

  • Convention on Non-applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity;

  • Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment;

  • Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (ICEDAW);

  • Convention on the Rights of the Child;

  • Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees;

  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD);

  • Int’l Convention on Protection of Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (ICRMW);

  • International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance;

  • Geneva Conventions of War;

  • 10 International Arms Agreements; and

  • Convention on Rights and Privileges of Other Life, Life Support Systems and Environments.

 

Additionally, the U.N. worked to maintain peace and security, deliver humanitarian aid, end hunger, promote sustainable development, and uphold international laws, to serve the community of humans.  It never aggregated enough power to become a vehicle for global control, exploitation and abuse. 

 

Perhaps that is why the U.S. steadily came into conflict with it in the early decades of the 21st century, refusing to pay its membership fees, threatening it in various ways when the U.N. called out U.S. abuses, like illegally kidnapping and torturing people all over the world in its unending, undeclared War in Error. The U.S. harangued the U.N. and its efforts in statements, the press, and via its U.N. representatives.

In any event, the United Nations of Earth Citizens (UNEC) is very alive and very well.  Thanks for that!  Humanity came to realize the threats to humanity, peace, life, social systems and our environments, that come from aggregating too much power in any institution, because power corrupts human nature.  So, the UNEC is limited in its scope.  Its primary function is to guarantee that there will no longer be armed aggression by any nation against another, enforced with military donated by member nations. 

However, it continues to serve harmony in the global community by articulating and getting agreement from member nations on laws, guidelines and methods for working out differences between nations, peacefully, through world courts and dispute resolution assistance.  It serves humanitarian missions, including assuring universal human rights and privileges.  Today, we honor and respect human rights, and articulated rights and privileges created on behalf of other species and natural systems.  Change!

 

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