Going For A Global Truce
Going For An African Truce
African Peace Every Day Treaty
For African Truce and African Cease Fire
Michelle Lee Rosenthal, LMSW
Going For a Global Truce, Inc. President
“May Peace Prevail On Earth and Let It Begin With Us!”
AFRICAN PEACE EVERY DAY TREATY
FOR AFRICAN TRUCE AND AFRICAN CEASE FIRE
1) To have this treaty signed and adhered to by the leaders of all African nations, states and combatant forces.
2) For a lasting truce and cease-fire within all African Nations and between all African Nations to be declared on 9/21/12 and renewed annually on 9/21.
3) For Peace To Prevail in Africa And All Around The World.
This treaty proposal is based upon a revision of the existing UN Resolution: A Res/55/282 of 9/7/2001 International Day of Peace. A link to that resolution can be found at:
African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire
The Peace in Africa Treaty is for all nations, states, entities and all people on the continent of Africa.
Recalling the UN General Assembly A /Res/36/67 30 November 1981 establishing the International Year o...,
Recalling also UN resolution A Res/55/282 07 September 2001 establishing that The International Day Of Peace shall be observed on 21 September each year, with this date to be brought to the attention of all people for the celebration and observance of peace; The International Day of Peace shall henceforth be observed as a day of global cease fire and non-violence, an invitation to all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities for the duration of the Day; Involves all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, regional and non-governmental organizations and individuals to commemorate, in an appropriate manner, the International Day Of Peace, including through education and public awareness, and to cooperate with the United Nations in the establishment of the global ceasefire.
Considering the unique opportunity signing an African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire offers for a cessation of violence and conflict throughout the continent of Africa every day,
Considering the unique opportunity signing an African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire offers for a cessation of violence and conflict throughout each African nation,
Considering the importance of achieving the broadest possible awareness and observance of peace every day among the African nations, between the African nations, within the African community and with all nations of the world,
Desiring to draw attention to the objectives of the:
African Continental Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire; and The African National Peace Every Day Treaty For African National Truce and African National Cease Fire to fix a date for its observance each year concurrently with the United Nation’s International Day Of Peace on 9/21,
Member Nations of the African Union signing the African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire:
1.Reaffirm that The International Day Of Peace shall be observed on 21 September each year, with peace and this date to be brought to the attention of all people in Africa for the celebration and observance of peace.
Also with effect from 9/21/12 African Every Day of Peace shall also be observed on the 21 of September each year for the celebration and observance of peace every day;
2. Declare that The African Every Day of Peace shall henceforth be observed every day as a day of African ceasefire and non-violence, an invitation to all African nations and African people to honor a cessation of hostilities every day.
3. Invite all Member States, organizations of the African Union system, regional and non-governmental organizations and individuals to commemorate, in an appropriate manner, the National and Continental Every Day of Peace Treaty in Africa, including through education and public awareness, and to cooperate with the African Union in the establishment of an African every day of cease fire.
4. Invite leaders of all African nations and leaders of all non-state armed combatant forces to issue one year annually renewable truce and one year annually renewable cease fire commands to all armed combatant forces on the 21st of September of each year in ceremony organized by the African Union, The Pan African Parliament or as designated beginning 9/21/12.
5. Invite all African leaders to contribute to the strengthening of a National Peace Plan Manual, a National Peace Education Curriculum, and a National Leaders’ “Planning Peace” Training Program. Invite all African Nations to establish Psychosocial Peace-Therapy Programs.
6. Invite all African nations to strengthen their comprehensive nonviolent national dispute resolution process. Invite all armed combatant leaders to accept referrals for mediation or court supervision of their peace talks. Invite all leaders and combatants to sign and adhere to the African Cease Fire Agreement. Offer amnesty from prosecution to signers of the treaty provided they uphold the cease fire from that time forward. Invite African nations and people to contribute ideas for the strengthening of the peace. Invite all nations to contribute to the strengthening of the International Criminal Court system process as a peace keeping tool. Invite all African Nations to sign and ratify the Rome Statue. Invite all African Nations to contribute ideas for the strengthening the African Court of Justice and to strengthen other peace keeping institutions.
7. Invite all African leaders to advocate for and sign an International Peace Every Day Treaty for Global Truce and Global Cease Fire. Invite all African national leaders to participate in the development of a Global Peace Manual and A Global Peace Training Program through the UN.
Leaders of all African Nations and leaders of all non-state armed combatant forces are invited to sign the African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire below.
Please issue the truce and cease fire order in your nation as soon as possible or on 9/21/12 with international media from around the world present to record the historic event.
By 7/21/12 please express your interest in participating in an African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire Conference and Treaty Signing Ceremony to be held on 9/21/12 at a location to be determined to:
African Union Headquarters
P.O. Box 3243. Roosvelt Street (Old Airport Area) W21K19
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Telephone #: (251) 11 551 77 00.
Fax: (251) 11 551 78 44
Private Bag X16
Telephone #: +27(0)11 545 5000
Fax: +27(0)11 434 4136
United Nations Headquarters
405 East 42nd Street Room 302 North Lawn
Manhattan, NY 10017
Secretary General: email@example.com
Annual Cease Fire Renewal Ceremonies and Gala Celebrations may be held each year on September 21, the International Day Of Peace. The location of the conferences are to be determined based upon decisions to arrange the events to take place in person, via satellite, through internet conferencing or the identification of an African nation/organization able to arrange this event.
Any nation willing to host the conference in 2012 or in future years may apply by mailing a request to the chairperson of the African Union requesting permission to organize the African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire Annual Recommitment Ceremony. Please specify which year or years you would like to host the event.
The UN, The African Union and the Pan African Parliament are invited to review and officially distribute an African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire and an International Peace Every Day Treaty for Global Truce and Global Cease Fire to each nation in Africa by 6/21/12, or as soon as possible, for their review and signing by 9/21/12. The African Union, The Pan-African Parliament and individual African Nations are invited to submit peace the treaty for signing and peace legislation for a vote. Please craft comprehensive multidisciplinary legislation and resolutions to strengthen the peace in Africa. All are invited to mobilize the leaders of the following African Nations to develop, implement and adhere to a comprehensive peace in Africa Plan:
All national and non-state armed combatant leaders in Africa are invited to sign the treaty or an online supplemental African National Peace Every Day Treaty for African National Truce and African National Cease Fire agreement. All African Individuals and entities
are invited to sign an online Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire Supplemental Agreement.
UN: Please distribute an official U.N. approved African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire to each African nation in the United Nations. In conjunction with the African Union and the Pan African Parliament please organize annual Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire Gala Conferences and Gala Celebrations and International Peace Every Day Treaty For Global Truce and Global Cease Fire Conferences and Gala Celebration beginning 9/21/12 for the treaty signing and for annual cease fire renewals.
African Union/ Pan African Parliament/Pan African Congress kindly:
Please officially submit this African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire to all nations in Africa by 6/21/12 for their review and request their feedback by 7/21/12.
Please collaborate with the UN and each of the African Nations to organize a Gala International Ceremony and Celebration 9/21/12 on the International Day of Peace for the signing of the African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire by all African Leaders and non-state combatant forces .
Please invite all African national leaders and African non-state combatant leaders to issue annual One Year Truce and One Year Cease Fire Commands to all armed forces beginning by 9/21/12:
African nation leaders are invited to annually order all their national military forces to cease fire for one year on the 21 of September of each year.
African non-state combatant force leaders are invited to annually order their combatant forces to cease fire for one year on the 21 of September of each year.
All African Military Commanders are invited to order all African Military Troops to cease fire for 1 year annually:
Imagine all African National Leaders, Combatant leaders and Military commanders all simultaneously gathering together in person in the UN, at the African Union Headquarters in Addis or via internet conferencing on 9/21/12 and annually thereafter simultaneously saying:
“African Truce Starts Now! African Cease Fire Starts Now!”
“May Peace Prevail on Earth and Let It Begin With Me!”
“ARMED FORCES CEASE FIRE NOW!”
Let’s make this vision actually occur 9/21/12. Let’s create the future we need by signing and adhering to a truce and a cease fire treaty.
Organize African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire One Year Renewal Ceremonies and Gala Celebrations each year on 9/21.
Please advance a recommendation to the United Nations In Support of International Peace Every Day Treaty for Global Truce and Global Cease Fire.
Please utilize the media and all peaceful mechanisms to create and sustain peace in Africa.
Leaders of nations on the continent of Africa please:
Write, pray and say and encourage others to write pray and say: “May Peace Prevail on Earth and Let It Begin With Me!” at least twice per day; when you wake and just before you sleep and to develop and implement a plan to help peace to prevail in Africa on Earth.
Express strong support an African Truce and an African Cease Fire Treaty to The United Nations, The African Union, The Pan-African Parliament, The African Congress to other African national leaders, world leaders, the people and entities on the continent of Africa.
Formally sponsor the African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire into the United Nations, The African Union, The Pan-African Parliament and the African Congress for processing.
Sign the African Peace Every Day Treaty For African Truce and African Cease Fire Treaty by 9/21/12.
Command a 1 year Cease Fire of your national military and all combatant forces in the nation by 9/21/12 and annually thereafter. Attend gala cease fire ceremonies and celebrations each year beginning 9/21/12.
Please say these words in a cease fire ceremony 9/12 annually:
“Global Truce Starts Now! Global Cease Fire Starts Now! May Peace Prevail On Earth and Let It Begin With Me! Armed Forces Cease Fire Now”
Invite African non-state combatant leaders to sign an International Peace Every Day Treaty for Global Truce and Global Cease Fire Supplemental Peace Agreement On 9/21/12 and annually thereafter.
Invite all people and all entities to sign an online African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire Supplemental Peace Agreement 9/21/12 and annually thereafter.
Collaborate with the African Union and The United Nations for the strengthening of a nonviolent national peace plan.
Please send an officially recognize International Peace Every Day Treaty For Global Truce and Global Cease Fire Proposal to each African nation through the United Nations and the African Union.
I request all leaders of the African Union come together on 9/21/12 to issue the cease fire orders (in person, via satellite or online video conferencing through the African Union, Pan-African Parliament and / or The United Nations)
Many non-violent interventions to strengthen the peace may be put into place to preserve the global truce and the global cease fire.
Please envision the future for generations to come if all African nations and non-state African combatant forces do sign and adhere to an African truce and an African Cease fire.
Please compare that with the vision of the future if the nations of the world and the non-state combatant forces do not sign or adhere to an African truce and an African cease fire.
For the sake of all people in Africa please seize this opportunity and let’s go for the Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Ceasefire.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions at GoingforAGlobalTruce@yahoo.com or at (646) 492-3976 a T Mobil Cell in USA to discuss this further. Please feel free to contact my assistant in Africa Mr. Stany Nzobonimpa, a fine university student of peace studies at firstname.lastname@example.org Phone number +254 714973613
This is being respectfully submitted to the African Union and the United Nations by Michelle Rosenthal, LMSW on 5/6/12. Since time is of the essence I hope you will appreciate that I am also sending a copy of this treaty directly to each African Nation.
September 21, 2012 is soon approaching. There is so much work to be done to coordinate an African truce. I wanted to give it a head start. I pray that the African Union will champion this cause and schedule annual 1 year African Truce and African Cease Fire ceremonies and celebrations beginning 9/21/12. I hope Africa leads the way and shows all humanity that peace is possible.
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A Res 37/10 of 15 Nov 1982 Manila Declaration on the Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes: http://daccess-ods.un.org/TMP/4290055.63259125.html http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/37/a37r010.htm http://untreaty.un.org/cod/avl/ha/mdpsid/mdpsid.html A Res/ 38/131 19 Dec 83 Peaceful Settlement of Disputes Among States http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/38/a38r131.htm A/Res/39/79 13 Dec 1984 Peaceful Settlement of Disputes Among States http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/39/a39r079.htm The UN 1992 Handbook On the Peaceful Settlement Of Disputes Among States http://www.un.org/law/books/HandbookOnPSD.pdf UN Resolution: A/Res/48/11 of 25 October1993, Observance of the Olympic Truce 7 days before the Olympic Games to 7 days following the closing of each Olympic Games:
UN Resolution: A Res/53/243 6 October 1999 Declaration and Program of Action on a
Culture of Peace http://www3.unesco.org/iycp/uk/uk_sum_ethicalcharter.htm
S/Res/1284 17 Dec 1999: for the establishment of the UN Monitoring Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) http://www.unmovic.org/ http://www.un.org/Depts/unmovic/new/documents/resolutions/s-res-128... UN efforts at establishing a “Peace Culture” http://www3.unesco.org/iycp/uk/uk_sommaire.htm UN Resolution: A RES/55/2 UN Millennium Declaration http://www.un.org/millennium/declaration/ares552e.pdf UN Resolution: A Res/55/282 of 9/7/2001 International Day of Peace http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/peaceday/resolution.pdf http://peaceoneday.org/un-ga-resolution/ http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N00/576/07/PDF/N0057607.pdf?OpenElement
The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: http://www.icc-cpi.int/NR/rdonlyres/ADD16852-AEE9-4757-ABE7-9CDC7CF02886/283503/RomeStatutEng1.pdf http://www.preventgenocide.org/law/icc/statute/part-a.htm UN Resolution: A/Res/64/4 of 19 October 2009 Building a Peaceful and Better World Through Sport and the Olympic Ideal http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N09/462/07/PDF/N0946207.pdf?OpenElement UN Resolution: A/Res/66/L.3 October 2011 6 Week Olympic Truce For The London Summer Olympic Games in 2012: Sport for peace and development: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=a/66/l.3 http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/LTD/N11/539/56/PDF/N1153956.pdf?OpenElement UN Peace Building Commission at http://www.un.org/en/peacebuilding/ UN Documents, a Gathering Body of Global Agreements Culture of Peace: http://www.un-documents.net/k-000304.htm UN Resolutions and Other Reference Documents: http://www3.unesco.org/iycp/uk/uk_sum_refdoc.htm UNESCO Manifesto 2000 for a culture of Peace and Nonviolence: http://www3.unesco.org/manifesto2000/uk/uk_manifeste.htm UN Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace http://mod.sgi.org/assets/pdf/UNCulturePeace_bklt_r4.pdf The Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and On Their Destruction: http://www.unog.ch/80256EDD006B8954/(httpAssets)/ C4048678A93B6934C1257188004848D0/$file/BWC-text-English.pdf http://www.unog.ch/80256EDD006B8954/(httpAssets)/ 3DB6C16EB02CC82BC12576E40031F2F7/$file/BWC-Obligations+Agreements+&+Understandings.pdf
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I am a 51 year old social worker from Brooklyn, NY seeking to inspire all the nations of the world to enter into a truce and a cease fire.
I am proposing an International Peace Every Day Treaty for Global Truce and Global Cease Fire as well as the African Peace Every Day Treaty for African Truce and African Cease Fire to be signed and adhered to beginning 9/21/12. Please help make this vision of peace become reality by following the path to peace by calling for all Africans and all Humanity to begin a” Cease Fire Now!”
Please Say: May Peace Prevail On Earth and Let It Begin With Me!
Michelle Lee Rosenthal, LMSW
Michelle Rosenthal, LMSW 7/13/12