Vote for all: first proposal (01.01.2001)


Decree of execution
First question to be proposed
(Previous version in French).


Article 1. Any person has voting rights  as of his/her 18th bithday


Article 2. Any person receives a voting card during the month of his/her 16th birthday


Article 3. The General Assembly of the United Nations writes the questions that are subjected to the vote. To be posed, a question must receive the approbation of the majority of the Member States and of 7 at least of the 10 following states: China, the United States, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, India, Nigeria, Indonesia, Brazil and Japan.

In addition to the abstention, there are two possible answers: the vertical answer and the horizontal answer.


Article 4. The questions cannot relate to a given entity or a given group of people.


Article 5. The questions must relate to one of the following fields:

  • Food
  • Social security benefits
  • Environment

The questions cannot have as their  aim the recognition or not of a religion or a State. 


Article 6. The text of any question is written in the official languages of the United Nations and is the subject of a translation in all the official languages of Member States of the United Nations in the 30 days following that of adoption.


Article 7. The text of the question is made available for 30 days on an Internet site belonging to  the United Nations and displayed  in a continuous way in English and in the language of the person on the voting card of the person.  It must be displayed after the 30-day period quoted in article 6.


Article 8. Any person having voting rights must express his/her vote or abstain within a period of 10 days beginning after the period quoted in article 7. 


Article 9. The results are given globally, by continent and by state.  When more than 50 % of all people (abstentionnists included) express one choice, this choice is called "decision".  The decisions become compulsory one year after the decision.  

However; 

  • if more than 60 % of all people have expressed a choice, the decision is compulsory after 6 months
  • if less than 60 % of all people have expressed a choice, a second vote can be organized after one year with exactly the same question; this vote must be organized if asked by at least one third of the Member States of the UNO or at least 4 of the States quoted in article 3 
  • in the countries or continents where a majority (more than 50 % of all people abstentionnists included) was against the decision, this decision is only compulsory 2 years after the first or second vote


Decree of execution

Article of execution of article 1

1.a. When the date of birth is unknown, the voting rights begin the first day of the month or the year that follows the supposed date of the birth.

1.b. The voting rights are granted even in the event of prolonged minority or of loss of the civil and political rights.


Article of execution of article 2

2.a. The voting card has the aspect of a credit card with  a black side  and a white side.

2.b. The black side  includes a screen covering at least 70 % of surface of the card and below 3 round buttons covering one square centimeter, a white one, one striated in black and white in a horizontal way and one striated in black and white in a vertical way.

2.c. The white side  includes the indication of the electronic address and a solar collector. The electronic address is made up in the following way: <firstname.initialoftheothernamesifanylastname.day.month.year_of_birth@place_of_birth.initial_of_the_country>

2.d. The writing used for the electronic address is the writing of the official language of the birthplace.  In the event of plurality of official languages at the place of birth, the person can choose. If the characters are not Latin characters, the name is also indicated in Latin characters. The date of birth is fixed according to the official calendar of the birthplace. In the event of plurality of official calendars at the place of the birth, the person can choose. 

2.e. The voting card is given by a delegate of the UNO in the presence of an agent of the Member State of the UNO of the territory where the concerned citizen resides. For the States not members of the UNO whose territory or part of territory does not form part of any other State recognized by the UNO, the UNO can approve a Member State (this relates mainly to the Swiss Confederation).

2.f. When two persons (or more) have the same name, date and place of birth, the administrative authority of the concerned entity adds after the name a number 1 or 2 (or more).

2.g. The birthplace is the smallest administrative entity recognized by the Member State of the UNO of the residence at the time of the establishment of the card.

2.h. The United Nations supervised the production of the cards by public or private factories of the Member States.


Article of execution of article 3

3.a. The approving States are the following: 5 permanent members of the security council, the most populated country which is not member of the Security Council, the most populated country of Africa, the most populated country where the majority of citizen are Muslim, the most populated Latin American country and the most populated State wwhich is not member of the Security Council and whose which GNP is higher than 200 % of the average GNP of the members of the United Nations.


Article of execution of article 4

4.a. The question cannot exceed 20 lines of 100 characters. When the answer is not Yes or No, each answer makes between 100 and 200 characters.


Article of execution of article 5

5.a.

  • The term "food " is defined by the General Assembly of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)
  • the term " social security benefits " is defined by conventions of the General Assembly of the ILO (International Labor Organization).
  • The term " environment " is defined by the International Fund for Agricultural Development and approved by the General Assembly of the UN

5.b. To be recognized, a religion must have followers accounting for at least 1 hundredth of the number of voters or at least one tenth of the number of voters of three recognized States and one thousandth of the number of recognized voters.


Article of execution of article 6

6.a. Free engines of multilingual translation approved by the UNO will be made available in  forums (newsgroups).


Article of execution of article 7

7.a. The text is transmitted by satellite.  The card can only receive this text during the period mentioned.


Article of execution of article 8. 

8.a In order to vote, the person must push simultaneously twice on each of the three buttons.  After this, the message "Choose" appears on the screen and the person pushes on the chosen button.  After this, the message "Confirm ?" appears on the screen and the person pushes simultaneously twice on the three buttons.  After this, the message, "Your vote has been registered" appeared on the screen.  Each operation is separated by 1 (minimum) to 10 (maximum) seconds.

8.b. During the voting period, the card can only send the result of the vote.

8c. In each city of more than 1,000 inhabitants, there must be one place for each thousand people where each person can go alone to express his/her vote.


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