For Humanity

POETRY FORMAT, 30 Sep 2019

Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service

One day in the not-too-distant future, by all governments/nations, a Global Peace Treaty will be signed!

To all signatories, a dual mission will be assigned:

1. All children as peace co-builders will be educated.

2. All global citizens will be ensured of enjoying their multi-right to:

Diplomatic harmony.

Economic dignity.

Environmental sustainability.

Healthcare accessibility.

Multilingual interactivity.

Sharing scientific/technological innovations.

Spiritual serenity.

In short, by honoring the Global Peace Treaty, all governments/nations will be co-writing a new history for Humanity!


Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, ABA Global Education ( He can be reached at



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