Proclamation for Peace

Proclamation  for Peace


We, jurists of universities from all continents, in this dark moment of the history of Humanity and Law, ask ourselves: what has happened to the achievements of legal civilization, in particular Humanitarian Law and Human Rights? One of the most important Human Rights, i.e. the Right for Peace, is not respected. Are we facing the end of this Right? Will the law of force prevail?

Facing the current tragedy, we believe that it is necessary to start again, in order to give a foundation to the legal order, starting from the values of Law, to affirm the centrality of human being and his or her fundamental rights, which should be the superior value with respect to which States and the same legal concepts (such of citizenship) must be instruments and not ends.

As the Roman Laws taught, omne ius hominum causa constitutum est.

In this tragic, historical moment, we have the task and responsibility to identify tools and take actions to reconsider  a human being as a value. A person has to be defended from aggression because the Right to Life is an absolute right. We strongly affirm that there are inalienable, universal, non-negotiable, fundamental rights of peoples, which cannot be taken away by States.

We are witnessing the failure of existing legal instruments, from sanctions to those provided for by International Law, which at most ensure subsequent protection, such the activity of the International Criminal Court, which allows individuals (non-states) to held responsible for war crimes, genocide, crimes against Humanity already committed (ex post).

We, the jurists, have a task which is not easy, and not eludable: ius dicere and save, through the IUS, the human community from barbarism. It is true that errare humanum est but we must stop this war and we must learn from the mistakes of the past and prepare a better future for mankind, as jurists we stand united against these unreasonable attacks.

We invite all iurisperiti to reflect together to redesign the utopia represented by modern democratic constitutionalism, this time on a global scale.


signed by:

Jaime Bonet Navarro, University of Valencia, Ecclesiastical Law

Justyna Krzywkowska, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, discipline – legal science

José Luis Zamora Manzano, Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Area de Derecho romano-Departamento de Ciencias Jurídicas

Michele Indellicato, University Aldo Moro in Bari, Moral Philosophy

Iwona Florek, Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów, Human rights

Amparo Montañana Casaní, Universitat Jaume I  (Castellón) España, Roman Law

Małgorzata Such-Pyrgiel, Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Jozefów, Sociological sciences

Edyta Sokalska, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, legal science

Edit Bregu, University of College Wisdom, law

Ewa Szewczyk,  University of Zielona Góra, Law

Svitlana Zapara, Sumy National Agrarian University, Advocate, Mediator

Elżbieta Feret, University of Rzeszow, Science of Law

Ligita Šimanskienė, Klaipėda University, management science

Artur Banaszak, Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów, Pedagogy

Rastislav Funta, Danubius University, law

Magdalena Sitek, Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów, European Law and Human rights law

Bronisław Sitek, SWPS University, Roman law

Irvin Faniko, University of College Wisdom, Roman law

Carmen Lázaro Guillamón, Universitat Jaume I (Castellón) España, Roman Law

Laura Tafaro, University Aldo Moro in Bari, Civil Law