The Global Energy Parliament held its sixth annual session of Parliament on June 12-13, 2015 at the Fundacion Giner de los Rios in Madrid, Spain. The topic of the 2015 session was ‘The Art and Science of Governance’.
Distinguished international experts from many fields of society and sectors including Education, Science & Technology, Health, Environment, Law, Sustainable Development, Culture and others participated.
The session was inaugurated by His Excellency the Ambassador of India to Spain, Mr. Vikram Misri.
Dr. C.V. Ananda Bose, Speaker of Parliament, opened the parliamentary session. His Holiness Swami Isa, Founder of the GEP, addressed the House about the philosophical approach that the GEP should take on governance in the context of energy and science.
Salient points of the Founder’s Address were as follows:
Dr. Folker Meissner, Chairman of GEP Germany and Chairman the German Academy of Energy and Information Medicine in the capacity of the Deputy Speaker gave the Motion of Thanks.
The Good Governance Bill introduced by GEP India, supported by proposals by Lady Carla Davis, Dr. Christophe Dumas, José María Márquez Jurado, Vibhu Garg, and other Members, focused on training decision-makers with the right awareness about the complex system of energy in which they and their populations are a part, in order to make informed decisions resulting in the wellbeing of all and not some.
The Open Government Initiative Bill introduced by political scientist Dr Fernando Vallespin Ona which was supported by submissions from Amb. Sergey Batsanov, Julien Gueguen-Carroll and Dr. Dirk Seeling focused on the issues of how to guarantee a closer connection between the government (or leadership) and the citizenry (or followers) in order to develop transparency, accountability, participation, accessibility, and public integrity.
Other important Submissions covered governance connected with Environment, Law, Health, Culture, Gender, International Security, and Sustainable Development.
Lady Carla Davis-GEP Minister for Environment (Author, Nutritionist): Government leaders need to clean up our environment, promote good nutrition, glorify peace and harmony, respect different cultures, and inspire others to be their best. After all, everyone inhabits the same Mother Earth environment.
Dr. Guillermo Rodriguez Martin, Director of Casa de la India- Arts and culture to be an integral part of governance and democracy indeed part of our brain. To promote and encourage arts and culture as an integral part of society is to place it within the heart of education in a broad sense (also as part of innovation and science). Culture has both tangible and intangible value – it is both matter and an aesthetic way of thinking with makes up our ethos and universal living tradition.
José María Márquez Jurado (Gopala), Director of the Shivananda Yoga Centre, Madrid - gave his life experience on Sivananda yoga and his wok in the judiciary and his enthusiasm for the I particle to do good and bring about the change.
Science and Technology
Dr. Christophe Dumas-GEP Minister for Science & Technology from France - urged for meditation to be taught to all leaders, and for development of new technologies that can create mental clarity by changing black matter domination to white matter domination.
Dr. Folker Meissner and Dr. Uwe Reuter, Medical Director of Im Leben Clinic in Germany both presented proposals to make happiness as the index of treatment and promoting a global system of alternative medicine and the culture of the art of healing based on the science of human energy.
Vibhu Garg, former technical officer at the WHO, discussed the work of the United Nations and the role of the GEP in educating leadership to implement and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The implementation of sustainable development goals to ensure the basics for all will depend on a global partnership for sustainable development with the active engagement of governments, as well as civil society, the private sector, and the United Nations system. A robust mechanism of implementation review will be essential for the success of the SDGs. The General Assembly, The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) system and the High Level Political Forum will play a key role in this regard, and the GEP should work with them.
Julien Gueguen Carroll- Advocate & Founder, G-C Avocats, France proposed thatgovernance should start with the self through “I theory” and total education.
Suresh Unnikrishnan-Advocate & Founder, Krish Morgan Law, UK, promotes legal transparency for society and avoid culture as a weapon for governance used by extremist ideologies.
Dr. Dirk Seeling-Founder, Personal-Point, Germany said that companies should have decision making and enabling systems to more efficiently integrate opinions of employees.
The session concluded with the passing of Resolutions (see below) and a Cultural Programme by the Sohini Moksha Dance Troupe of Madrid.
The Members of Parliament unanimously passed the Good Governance Bill, as below (short version):
The Members of Parliament unanimously passed the Open Government Initiative Bill, as below (short version):
1. The principles of Open Government are to be introduced in all levels of governmental activity and affect all of the public administration practices and procedures.
2. These principles are reflected in the following values:
3. The precise content of these values will be specified in more specialized legislation.
4. In order to facilitate the realization of these principles, governments embrace the importance of providing citizens with open access to technology, the role of new technologies in driving innovation, and the importance of increasing the capacity of citizens to use technology.
5. A Steering Committee will be appointed in order to secure the safeguard and promotion of these values in all governmental institutions and their practices and decisions. This Steering Committee will be integrated by a selection of Government Representatives as well as by Civil Society Representatives that allows for the engagement to this project by groups of citizens and civil society organizations.
6. This Steering Committee will present to parliament an Annual Report on the effective realization of these principles and will make proposals as to how to enhance and better develop the workings of the Open Government Initiative.
Members of Parliament also voted unanimously on the following Resolutions:
1. National governments and related institutions to pass necessary legislations and make appropriate policy initiatives to ensure that ‘Total Consciousness’ becomes an integral part of the system of governance.
2. Every citizen to have the right and knowledge to live a Life of Total Consciousness (LTC).
3. International organizations, National Governments and related institutions to take effective steps to end competition in governance through systems and legislations which also ensure zero tolerance to corruption.
4. Harmonization, alignment for sustainability, and accountability amongst all stakeholders across sectors, inclusive partnerships and data revolution is critical.
5. A Steering Committee to be appointed to secure the safeguard and promotion of the values of Accountability, Transparency, Participation, Accessibility and Public Integrity in all governmental institutions and its practices and decisions. This Steering Committee to be instituted by a selection of Government and Civil Society Representatives that will allow for citizen’s engagement on the ‘Open Government initiative’ by society as a whole.
6. Global conflict resolution to engage the active attention of the world under the framework of ‘One Mother Earth’ and a Global Steering Committee to be set up to resolve conflict in the world within a specified time frame.
7. Every child to be provided with Total Education, in order to create future governors/leaders who exercise:
a. Efficient decision-making in the perspective of the complex whole
b. Inclusive decision-making
c. Critical thinking
d. Creative ability
8. Every child to have the right to inclusive and equitable quality education.
9. A Global Communications Committee be set up to provide information about the six ways of seeing the Universe, i.e., Matter, Energy, Space, Time, Information and Consciousness, to members of the executive, legislative and judiciary in all nations.
10. Democratic governments to embrace the importance of providing citizens with open access to technology, the role of new technologies in driving innovation, and the importance of building the capacity to use technology.
11. Good governance to form the basis of all actions to ensure health and happiness for all beings (i.e., Poverty, Hunger and Equity).
12. Recognize that women and mothers are influential governors in society, and to actively work on areas of action for the global realization of gender equality and women’s empowerment. This can be achieved through gender-sensitive development strategies through a life course approach, ensuring equal education employment for all, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship, full and effective participation for leadership at all levels of decision making, universal access to all public services including health and technologies.
13. Arts and culture are key to creating positive or negative change in the world, as they work primarily with thought and emotional energy. The need for arts and culture to be steered effectively, implemented in more schools in order to develop the capacities in every member of society to contribute positively in the world for global peace and security.
14. Security of pure food for all beings on Earth to be ensured, to maintain ecosystems, the biosphere and human energy for sustainable consumption and production patterns.
15. Ensuring the provision of the basic services to all (clean water, sanitation and health care) and the poor to become the core of governmental responsibility. National governments to introduce appropriate measures to provide affordable medical care to the needy implementing the right to health a fundamental human right.
16. Promote harmony with nature on the Planet Earth (“Mother Earth”) in order to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of present and future generations. All cultures and civilizations to contribute to sustainable development, by protecting and managing the natural resource base and cultural diversity in the world.
17. Governments may recommend a requirement to implement programs and decisions which satisfy the requirements of being a) culturally, b) financially and c) environmentally sustainable, including programs such as :
a. Introducing in every country the ‘One House, One Fruit Tree’ project
b. Effective and efficient bio waste programs /waste management procedures in developing countries
c. Introducing gold-based currency to create a sustainable global economy
18. A global system of medicine and the art of healing based on the science of human energy, which is primarily rooted in the wellbeing of all life forms, should be promoted. Likewise happiness should become part of the index for medical treatment.
19. In order to both validate the effect of improvements and identify further improvements needed a Gross National Health Index is suggested. This GNHI should not only include measureable savings and costs of healthcare, but also represent the general state of health a population or community expresses it is.
20. Research and implementation of renewable energy sources like Sound Energy, which is reliable, sustainable, modern, non-polluting and feasible (Annexure 7) to be a top priority.
21. Scientific devices to be researched and developed which provide leaders with a clear mind for decision-making and also change negative energy domination to positive energy domination;
22. A high-level advisory group on governance under the UN Secretary General to develop inter-related recommendations with the focus on conflicts, universal and equal application (without exceptions and exemptions), strengthening and further develop international law, preventing corruption and enabling transparency and on promoting new culture and education.
23. Good organisational governance to be promoted and implemented through democratic decision-making processes with right and responsibilities (i.e., through a balanced scorecard) to support sustainable financial success and happiness of the people in organisations.
24. World peace and peaceful actions can come about by acknowledging the relationship between inner peace and outer peace, and the desire of all beings for the state of peace.