In the excellent design of the United Nations System of President Roosevelt, with institutions and specialized programs in food (FAO), health (WHO), labor (ILO), education, science and culture (UNESCO), childhood (UNICEF)... he emphasized the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) because of the importance of the resources and the widespread support. Three key words to guarantee a supportive future that would allow a dignified life for all in the corresponding countries of origin:
The Constitution of UNESCO proclaimed in 1945 that “humanity should be guided by the democratic principles" ... and through education should ensure that all human beings are “free and responsible” and equal in dignity.
Gradually, the aids became loans under draconian conditions, international cooperation became exploitation, the World Bank "for Reconstruction and Development" lost his surname to be a tool for the most prosperous countries ... and, moreover, the neoliberals Reagan and Thatcher changed the ethical values by the stock markets, the United
Nations by plutocratic groups (G7, G8, G20) and placed the World Trade Organization directly outside the scope of the United Nations.
The result is obvious: an economy of speculation, production delocalization and war (I am never tire of saying that every day more than 3 billion dollars are spent on weapons and military expenditures while approximately 20,000 people are starving, mostly children from one to five years), a drastic reduction in development aid, overfilled tax havens, trafficking of all kinds in the midst of the greatest impunity at the supranational level, deterioration of the habitability of Earth...
Luckily, most recently, the voice of the people can be heard by the extolled because of digital technology; human beings -unless ridiculous exceptions- feel progressively world citizens; and woman, isolated for centuries by male absolute power, begins to participate with the inherent and distinctive faculties, in decision-making...
Now, as we have seen in the terrible case of refugees and migrants, it has been the cry of the people and their open arms that have made radical changes in the closed-minded and opaque attitude of the leaders. Now, in
short time, the organization charts of power that seemed immutable have been disrupted.
Now, admired and dear “El Roto", “We, the peoples...” will be the ones who will answer to your fantastic drawing of September 19 in “El País”, as
recently replied to the child Aylan in the Turkish beach Hoca Ali Burnu.
Thank you. With calls to popular consciousness like this, the bent paths will straighten and a genuine democracy at national, regional and global levels will be consolidated.