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To my brothers and sisters in the Earth Federation Movement,
 
We are very excited about the final program for our “Building the World Parliament Conference 2018” coming at O.P. Jindal Global University in Sonepat, India, December 10 and 11.  The two day program is packed with terrific speakers and thinkers.  I have requested that the entire program be videotaped.  
 
Our newly launched World Parliament University on-line will link up, while we are in India, with leaders and both Bangalore and Guwahati who wish to have WPU offices and programs.  There is much energy on behalf of the Earth Constitution in India.  Phyllis Turk and I will arrive there in just a few days on December 9.   We will keep you all posted on what happens there.  Thanks to you all for your great work on behalf of the Earth Constitution.  
 
With blessings and peace, 
Glen T. Martin

“Building the World Parliament 2018”

PROGRAM

International Conference featuring the Earth Constitution
 and Building the World Parliament under its authority
December 10 and 11, 2018
 
O.P. Jindal Global University
University Campus: Sonipat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur Village, Sonipat, Haryana - 131 001, India.

Register on-line at:    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-the-world-parliament-conference-tickets-49595268784

Co-Sponsors: World Constitution and Parliament Assoc. (WCPA), International Philosophers for Peace (IPPNO)
 and O.P Jindal Global University (JGU)

Conference webpage:
https://worldparliamentgov.wordpress.com/building-the-world-parliament-2018/
 
All sessions are plenary and 30 minutes long in T3 academic block Global Auditorium
 

Conference Theme:  “Human Rights, Resistance to Empire,
and Establishing a World Parliament.” This conference recognizes the Earth Constitution as a universal model and blueprint for a transformed World System: www.earth-constitution.org.

The Earth Constitution is translated into many languages, has been published in many editions, and is found on many websites such as:
www.earth-constitution.org  
www.worldparliament-gov.org
It serves as a universal model and blueprint
for a transformed World System
 
Our conference goals are to:
1.      Understand the absolute need for the world to unite spiritually, conceptually, and politically.
2.      Understand the role of the Earth Constitution in uniting the world in these ways.
5.      Demonstrate the need to promote "Value Based Universal Education System" for the development of "Holistic Global Society."
6.    Understand how defense of human rights and resistance to empire can help unite the world to affirm the rule of democratic world law.
 

One World or None 
                                                                                                                  And so we have to labor and work, and work hard, to give reality to our dreams. Those dreams are for India, but they are also for the world, for all nations and peoples are too closely knit together today for any one of them to imagine they can live apart. Peace is said to be indivisible, so is freedom, so is prosperity now, and so also is disaster in this One World that can no longer be split into isolated fragments.
                                                                                                            Jawaharlal Nehru (1947)

 

WCPA Recognitions and Thanks to Sponsors

Our sincere thanks to Jindal Global University for hosting this conference:  Jindal has offered local hospitality and complementary guest rooms for conference participants.  In particular, we wish to thank Jindal Registrar, Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, who has been our key contact person and help throughout the process of organizing this conference as well as Mr. Prashant Singh for organizing the many details for this program.

Second, our sincere thanks to Swami Agnivesh, WCPA Distinguish Advisor, who has supported the work of WCPA and this conference from the beginning.

Last but not least, thanks very much to Dr. Patricia Murphy for her work in reviewing conference paper submissions, and to Ms. Becky Galdo for organizing the correspondence and communications for this conference.
Announcement:  We have initiated the World Parliament University on-line:
 www.worldparliamentuniversity.org and the all-India website at www.wcpaindia.org

PROGRAM

Monday, December 10. 
International Human Rights Day.

Opening Ceremonies and Interactive Sessions

7:30-8:30  AM  BREAKFAST
9:00 -9:30 am. Registration and distribution of conference packets at the auditorium.
9:30-9:40   Opening remarks and announcements: Dr. Glen T. Martin, President, WCPA.
    Master of Ceremonies:  WCPA Women’s Empowerment Coordinator, Dr. Vijaya Murthy.
  9:40-9:50   Lighting the Lamp, Opening Prayer
  9:50-10:00  Awards:  WCPA Global Peace Awards honoring Mr. Amit Paul and Mr. P. Narasimha Murthy
  10:00-10:15   Welcome Address by Prof. C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Jindal Global University.
10:15-10:45   Keynote address by Swami Agnivesh
10:50-11:05  Welcome Remarks by Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar, JGU
11:05-11:25  Tea Break
11:30-12:00   Dr. Glen T. Martin, Global President of WCPA, “Human Rights and Emerging World Law”
      Chair:  Dr. Ushashi Guha
12:05- 12:35  Sri E. P. Menon, WCPA Vice-President, “Human Rights in India and Globally”
      Chair: Dr. Indu Kothari
12:40-13:10  Amit Paul,  WCPA Vice-President, “Interfaith Unity, the Oneness of Mankind, and World Governance”
      Chair:  Dr. Rajeshwari K
13:10-14:10  LUNCH BREAK
14:10-14:40    A H M Nouman, (CEO, DORP, Bangladesh), “Grass-Root Ma-Sangsad: Linking World Parliament”
      Chair: Ms. Meera Thampi
14:45-15:15  Dr. Richard Sharp, “Elise Boulding’s ‘Cultures of Peace’: A Possible Future”
      Chair: Dr. Silvana Israt
15:20-15:50 Dr. Hemlata Talesra, “Human Rights Education: A Way to Establish a World Parliament”
      Chair: Ms. Vani Vashishth
15:50-16:20  Dr. Vijaya Murthy, “Empowering Women’s Rights and Global Governance”
       Chair:  Dr. Firdos Shroff, MBA, PHD
16:25-16:45  Tea Break
16:45-17:15   Guruji Yogacharya Arun Kumar, Distinguished Advisor to WCPA.
“Role of Spirituality in the Development of the World Parliament.”    
       Chair: Ravindra Arora
17:20-17:50  Shri Balraj Singh Malik, Advocate. “Universal Law, Justice and Governance.”
       Chair: Swati Patil
17:50-18:20  A speaker from JGU (TBA)    
       Chair: Ashok Gupta
18:20-19:45  DINNER                               
19:45-21:00  WCPA meeting.  (including a 20 minute video from the City Montessori School of Lucknow, presented by Mr. Shishir Srivastava, CMS Administrator).  ALL WELCOME

Tuesday, Dec. 11.   Interactive Sessions

7:30-8:30  BREAKFAST
9:00-9:30  Dr. Subhash Chandra, “Global Peace and Human Rights Education”
       Chair: Shweta Varpe
9:35-10:15:  Dr. Anthony D. Kamson, “Economic Democracy in the Global Economy: An African Perspective”
       Chair: Shishir Srivastava
10:15-10:45  Ms. Ashok Bala, “Women’s Social Justice & Human Dignity for Building the World Parliament”
       Chair: Dr. Rajender Dhull
Tea Break: 10:45-11:05
11:05-11:35 Dr. Ian Fry (Australia), “World Majority People must take the lead in Global Governance Planning”
       Chair: Deepak Kumar Baruah
11:40-12:10  Dr. Jitendra Singh Raghuvanshai, “Special Case for the Research and Development Possibilities of the World Parliament”
       Chair: Ms. Rubina Islam
12:15-12:45 P Narasimha Murthy, “The Way Forward through World Education.”
       Chair: Aftab-ul-Alam
12:45-13:45  LUNCH BREAK
13:45-14:15 Dr. Chand K. Bhardwaj, “Rethinking Education: Understanding Body, Mind, and Consciousness”
       Chair:  Azher Ali Talukder
14:20:-14:50  Dr. Ravi Pratap Singh, “Moulding Education as a Tool for Real Resistance to Empire.”
       Chair: Mrs. Chander Kala Singh
14:55-15:25   Acharya Santosananda Avadhuta, “Cardinal Human Values and Economic Democracy as the Basis for a World Legislature.”
       Chair:  Dr. Devidas Pote
15:30-16:00   Ramesh Kumar, “Realizing Vasudhaivah Kutumbakam, World as One Family
       Chair: Dr. Prabhakar Londhe
 16:00-16:20  Tea Break
 16:20-16:50   Prof. (Dr.) Ushoshi Guha, “"World Constitution : the Way to End Human Crisis”
       Chair: Shaila Akhter
 16:55-17:25   Dr. Dattatraya Shripati Kate, “Financial & Environmental Concept of Mahatma Gandhi”
       Chair: Madhusudan Holkar
 17:30-18:00  Dr. Ravidev Gupta, “Patriotism, Nationalism, and Internationalism”
       Chair: Munesh Kumar
18:00-18:30  S.D. Vijeyan, “WCPA: Healing Earth through Environment, Education, Health and Employment”                  
       Chair: Dattatraya Kate
18:30-19:45  DINNER 
WCPA Meeting: 19:45-21:00.  Includes a 15 minute talk by Munesh Kumar on “Boundaryless World”.   ALL WELCOME
 

Guests leave Wednesday morning Dec. 12

 

Presenters (alphabetical), Paper Titles, and Email Addresses

Swami Agnivesh, WCPA Distinguished Advisor. “Global Democracy and Human Spirituality.” agnivesh70@gmail.com  
Acharya Santosananda Avadhuta, “Cardinal Human Values and Economic Democracy as the Basis for a World Legislature.”  prout.am@gmail.com
Ms. Ashok Bala, President, Lioness Club International, New Delhi. “Women’s Empowerment and Peace: Values for Building the World Parliament.”   abalavision2020@gmail.com
Dr. Chand K. Bhardwaj, “Rethinking Education: Understanding Body, Mind, and Consciousness.” Drckb.2007@gmail.com
Dr. Subhash Chandra, President and Chairman Board, GHA, India.  “Global Education for Building a World Parliament in the age of Globalization” Subtheme: “How will the World Parliament affect global education?”   schandra101@gmail.com
Dr. Ian Fry, Australian Peace Leader and Professor, “World Majority People must take the lead in Global Governance Planning”  ian.rex.fry@bigpond.com
Prof. (Dr.) Usoshi Guha, "World Constitution : The Way to End Human Crisis " uguha99@gmail.com
Dr. Ravidev Gupta, “Patriotism, Nationalism, and Internationalism.”  ravidev@akal.org
Dr. Dattatraya Shripati Kate, “Financial & Environmental Concept of Mahatma Gandhi”  dcconstructionab@gmail.com
Sri Guruji Yogacharya Arun Kumar, WCPA Distinguished Advisor. “Role of Spirituality in the Development of the World Parliament”  gurujiyakgmail.com
Dr. Anthony Kamson, “Economic Democracy in the Global Economy: An African Perspective.” anthony@kamsonfinancial.com
Prof. C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Jindal Global University. Welcome speech at opening ceremonies.
Sri Munesh Kumar, Director, Boundaryless World Multi-University.  muneshkr@gmail.com
Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Ex Defense Scientist. Vice-President, Global Harmony Association. “Sustainable Development for a Better Tomorrow under One World Parliament.”  ngocosro@gmail.com
Shri Balraj Singh Malik, Advocate, Supreme Court of India. “Universal Law, Justice and Governance.”  advocatebsmalik@gmail.com
Dr. Glen T. Martin, WCPA Global President.  “Human Rights and Emerging World Law.”  gmartin@radford.edu
Sri E.P. Menon, Director, India Development Foundation, Bangalore. Member WCPA International Advisory Board.  “Human Rights in India and Globally.”  epmbangalore@yahoo.com
Mr. P. Narasimha Murthy, WCPA activist, Vice-President Bangalore Chapter. “The Way Forward through World Education.”  cma.pnmurthy@gmail.com
Dr. Vijaya Murthy, Director, Empowering Women. “Empowering Women’s Rights and Global Governance.”  empowerallnow@yahoo.com
Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, Professor and Registrar, Jindal Global University, Conference Opening Remarks. registrar@jgu.edu.in
A H M Nouman, CEO, DORP, Bangladesh, “Grass-Root Ma-Sangsad: Linking World Parliament.”  nouman@dorpbd.org
Mr. Amit Paul, WCPA Vice-President, “Interfaith Unity, the Oneness of Mankind, and World Governance.”  wcpaindia@gmail.com
 Dr. Jitendra Singh Raghuvanshi, Founder, Center for  Research in Ayurved and Social Medicine for International Brotherhood, New Delhi. “Global Raam Raajya World Parliament.”  crasmibdelhi@gmail.com
Dr. Richard Sharp, Professor Emeritus, English Literature; WCPA World Partner. “Elise Boulding’s ‘Cultures of Peace’: A Possible Future”  rsharp4444@gmail.com
Mr. Shishir Srivastava, Administrator, City Montessori School of Lucknow.
shishir.srivastava@cmseducation.org
Dr. Ravi Pratap Singh, “Molding Education as a Tool for Real Resistance to Empire.” +919935541965
  Dr. Hemlata Telesra, “Human Rights Education: A Way to Establish a World Parliament.”  htalesra@gmail.com
  Mr. S.D. Vijeyan, World Environment Minister of the Provisional World Parliament, “WCPA: Healing Earth through Environment, Education, Health and Employment.”  vijeyansd@gmail.com



 

Conference Chairpersons

(alphabetical)
Aftab-ul-Alam
Ravindra Arora
Shaila Akhter
Deepak Kumar Baruah
Dr. Rajender Dhull  
Dr. Ushashi Guha
Ashok Gupta
Mudhusudan Holkar
Ms. Rubina Islam
Dr. Silvana Israt
Dattatraya Kate
Dr. Indu Kothari
Munesh Kumar
Dr. Prabhakar Londhe
Swati Patil
Dr. Devidas Pote
Dr. K Rajeshwari
Dr. Firdos Shroff
Mrs. Chander Kala Singh
Shishir Srivastava
Azher Ali Talukder
Ms. Meera Thampi
Ms. Shweta Varpe
Ms. Vani Vashisht






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