V. I.   Lenin

Draft Resolution on the Convocation of the Second Socialist Conference[1]

Written: Written between January 23 and 26 (February 5 and 8), 1916
Published: Published for the first time. Published according to the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, UNKNOWN, [19xx], Moscow, Volume 22, page 121.
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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The Bureau (I.S.C.[2]), having conferred with a number of representatives of several countries, resolves:

to convene the second conference of socialists supporting the Zimmerwald decisions.


(1) struggle against war;

(2) international unification of socialists opposing war and nationalism;

(3) practical measures of organisation, propaganda and struggle against governments;

(4) development of Zimmerwald decisions.

To set the date of its convocation for April 15, 1916.

To publish the present decision (altering the date to March 15 in the notice).

To call on all socialist organisations supporting the Zimmerwald decisions to discuss all the items on the agenda and the draft = resolutions.[3] The drafts (signed by 2-3 delegates) to be published in Berner Tagwacht.





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