World Federal Authority Committee (WFAC)

Comité de l'Autorité fédérale mondiale

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9 Dec 1972, Zurich (Switzerland), succeeding to Consultative Council to the World Constitutional Convention, set up in Nov 1967. Headquarters moved from Oslo (Norway) to Geneva (Switzerland) in 1980, and to Copenhagen (Denmark) in 1986. Constitution changed in 1981. A research committee of World Federalist Movement (WFM). Dissolved.


Clarify the concept of a planetary authority having real powers, even if all nations are not members from the start; support organizations working for such an authority, whether through the UN or otherwise; promote the realization of a World Federal Authority or World Government and carry out relevant documentation and research. Seek to: abolish war; promote sustainable and equitable development; uphold human rights; build civil society.

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Initially centred on formal establishment of International Institute for Documentation and Research on a Democratically-controlled World Federal Authority leading to the realization of a 'World Federal Authority'. Studied and documented multiple approaches to such an Authority, for example: world constitution; regional federations; United Nations reform; functional global cooperation; treaty law; strengthening the World Court. Research has included: weighted voting in international organizations; law of the sea and other global commons; 'Guaranteed Annual Income for Nations (GAIN)' plan; citizen reporting as a method of disarmament verification; World Peacemakers Association of Nations; Arctic Zone for Peace. Future plans include: support for CSCE 'Helsinki Federation' to stabilize Europe; energy alternatives as a key to a sustainable future; making the Universal Declaration of Human Rights truly implementable. Literature service; biennial conferences, annual meetings and seminars. Instrumental in setting up: Provisional World Parliament.


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Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Government
    • Government
    • Authorities
  • International Relations
    • Planetary Initiatives

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



Last News Received

23. Oct 2001
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