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3rd day of International Conference of Chief Justices: World in danger if a New World Order is not formed
General opinion of Chief Justices from various countries.
Lucknow, November 5 : Chief Justices, judges and legal luminaries arrived from 61 countries to participate in the 24th International Conference of Chief Justices of the world being organized by City Montessori School raised a strong voice for a New World Order today and commended the efforts of CMS in this direction. The very existence of the earth is in danger if a New World Order is not immediately formed, they said. Presiding over the proceedings of the 3rd day of the World Judiciary Meet, Dr. Vikram Singh, IPS, Chancellor, Noida International University, said that Article 51 of the Constitution of India is a beacon of hope for humanity showing the way towards peace, unity and harmony in the world. The Covid pandemic has clearly shown that the way to solve problems globally is not by competiton but through cooperation.
Mr Justice Adelino Manuel Muchanga, Chief Justice, Supreme Court, Mozambique, said that respect for human rights are a prerequisite for bringing about peace and order in the world. This conference is a learning experience for all of us. Mr Justice Dr Joel Leonardo, President, Supreme Court, Angola praised the conference and said that this Judicial Meet is of special significance as it deals with the welfare of all humanity. He advised the setting up of an Anti - Corruption council to delegate responsibilities to the World leaders, law makers and policy makers. Ms Justice Cecile Marie Zinzindohoue, President, High Court of Justice, Benin said that the problems of the world are not the same as they were when the United Nations was setup. Therefore it is important to bring about reform in the United Nations Charter and structure as per today's needs. Ms Justice Bibi Rehana Mungly-Gulbul, Chief Justice, Supreme Court, Mauritius said that the need of the hour is to take steps to bring about positive change in the world before it becomes too late.
Chief Justices, judges and legal luminaries held detailed discussions on various topics in the parallel sessions held today. Under the theme 'Reform of UN Charter', discussions were held on topics including 'Refreshing the UN Charter to serve as a Global Constitution and Social Contract', 'Replacing the "One State - One Vote" in UN General Assembly by a weighted voting system', etc. while under the theme 'Enforceable World Law', the topics of discussions were 'Conditions under which respect for treaty obligations and other international law can be maintained', 'Mechanisms of enforcing international laws in addition to traditional institutions of compliance', 'National acceptability of universal constitutional mandates against war and violence' etc. wherein the learned jurists put up their views. Similarly, discussion on different other themes were also held which included 'Human Development : Education, Health, Employment, Inequality', ' Action for Climate Change', ' Disarmament and a UN Peace Force' and ' Role of NGOs, Civil Society, Smart Coalitions in Global Governance'. Convenor of this historic conference and CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi also addressed a press conference to apprise the media persons about the powerful views expressed by the World Judiciary today. The jurists emphatically stated the need of a World Judicial System to ensure justice, peace and unity and end wars.
Chief Public Relations Officer of CMS Mr Hari Om Sharma informed that the Chief Justices and distinguished guests from various countries proceeded to Indira Gandhi Pratishthan where a cultural presentation and a lavish dinner had been arranged in their honour. Here the Chief Guest, Mr Keshav Prasad Maurya greeted and met them personally. Mr Maurya praised CMS efforts to safeguard the world's children's fuure through this conference. Mr Sharma stated that the rounds of discussion and deliberation among the Chief Justices and Judges and their interaction with children are going on. The fourth day's inauguration of this historic World Judiciary Meet will be done at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium with the Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Brajesh Pathak inaugurating the 4th day's events at 9 am in the morning.