Resolution Of Chief Justices at Lucknow, India, December 2006
We, the Judges assembled at the 7th International Conferences of Chief Justices of the World held at Lucknow, India, having considered the appeal by the 31.000 children of City Montessori School - on their own and on behalf of the world's children - for a safe and protected envirnment and a peaceful world governed by international law, hereby resolve and declare as follows:
- That peace education should be given proper importance in educational curricula throughout the world.
- That a steady and consistent effort be undertaken in each jurisdiction to increase the level of awareness and information about international law in the legal training of lawyers and judges and in continuing judicial education to this end.
- That each member of the judiciary here present undertakes to communicate this resolution to the judicial organizations to which he or she belongs, whether domestic, regional or international.
- To take effective action whenever the occasion arises to protect and promote the best interests of children, giving full effect to all applicable principles of domestic and international law.
- To disseminate this resolution as well as the objectives of the present conference.
Signed by the Judges from countries.
The Lucknow Declaration
(Monday 11th December 2006)
In order to safeguard the future of the world's two billion children we, the participants of the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF THE WORLD on article 51 of the Constitution of India
GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM ' Towards a New World Civilization'
held on 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th December 2006 in Lucknow, India
Support the call by over 31,000 students of:
CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, lucknow, India
raised on behalf of the world's two billion children and generations yet unborn
For Strengthening The UNO
And to make it a more effective instrument for checking death, destruction and degeneration and for making this world a more peaceful and prosperous and for getting an Enforceable International Law enacted by a duly-constituted world body, capable of protecting humanity from nuclear and eco-threats and international terrorism and safeguarding the children's right to inherit a safe future and healthy ecology.
86 Participating Countries:
Afganistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkinafaso, Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibralter, Grenada, Guatemala, Gyana, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Keny, Kosovo, Krygystan, Lao Por, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, M alaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherland, Nigeria, Palestine, Panama, hilippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tchad, Thailand, Togo, Turkey , UAE, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zimbawe.
Art. 51 promotion of international peace and security:
The State shall endeavour to:
a. promote international peace and securityb. maintain just and honourable relations between nationsc. foster respect for international law andd. encourage settlement of international law by arbitration.