When Third Millennium Equipoise first appeared 20 years ago the pressing global concerns centred on nuclear disarmament, UN Security Council reforms and human development goals. Global warming and climate change were distant threats at the periphery of global concerns. They were certainly not centre stage, as is the case presently. Yet the signs of the looming catastrophe were all there. These were duly given prominence in the book......More
Some Highlights of TME
Indispensable for COP-21 Paris Conference in December 2015 and finalisation of follow-up global protocols.
Lays out matrix for speedier negotiation of global treaties. More importantly, their universal acceptbility and adherence. No opting out in the supreme national interest clauses in cases of critical global accords.
Standalone chapters on 'EcoRevial of the Planet' and 'Policing of the Global Commons'.
Discrete steps for dealing with future planetary threats, including nuclear disarmament, nuclear terrorism, UN Interventions of the 21st Century; and other critical issues.
Most importantly, establishing of five-member Planetary Council with permanent Security Council seat and veto rights - to be used to reverse decisions that could result in planetary decline and for safeguarding rights of future generations and habitability of other sentient entities on the planet.
The ineluctable need for Supreme Planetary Interest to supersede supreme national interest in all cases of irreversible planetary decline that could result from ill-considered decisions.
General Vinod Saighal retired from the Indian Army in 1995 from the post of Director General Military Training. He has held an assignment with the UN peacekeeping forces as well as a tenure in Iran. He had served as the country's Military Attache in France and BENELUX, also overseeing Spain and Portugal..........Vinod Saighal was invited to join the 'Institutional Advisory Board' of USFSS (US Federation of Scientists and Scholars) in 2000. He is international consultant since 1995 with the prestigious French think tank Centre d'Etude et de Prospective Strategique (CEPS) as well as on the Institutional Advisory Board of an Italian Publication Geopolitica. He was a special invitee of the Chinese Medical Association as keynote presenter for the final plenary session of the 16th World Conference of IPPNW (International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War) in Beijing in 2004.......More
Third Millennium Equipoise is conceivably the most
comprehensive blueprint on global governance and security.......
"fascinatingly detailed blueprint for a nuclear -weapons- free world" More about the Book......
WHAT DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE IN THE WORLD HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE BOOK:
"Touches on issues of priority concern to united nations in an enlightened and sophisticated way " Mr. Kofi A. Annan, Secretary General, UNITED NATIONS "TME presents a holistic approach to the problems of global
governance and security " Dr. Ronald S. Mccoy, President IPPNW and Member
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