Communist and Workers’ Parties and progressive people all over the world are to join the friendly people of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in April 2012 in a significant commemoration in honour of the birth centenary of the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung, the founder of socialist Korea and the eternal President of the DPRK, who has performed great immortal exploits that go down in the 20th century history of international politics and the cause of independence of the humankind.
Comrade Kim Il Sung commands unanimous recognition worldwide as the distinguished great man and stays and will stay alive forever in the hearts of the humankind as the outstanding leader of the global cause of socialism and independence into the future course of the independence era.
Based on his deep insight into the requirements of the newly developing era of the popular masses emerging as the masters of their own destiny, great Comrade Kim Il Sung has fathered the immortal Juche Idea and, on that basis, comprehensively systematized and further developed a number of unique theories on national and class liberation and socialist construction, thus making immortal ideological and theoretical achievements to the advancement of the cause of socialism and independence of the humankind.
Comrade Kim Il Sung has applied to the reality of the Korean revolution the truth and scientific accuracy of the Juche Idea that the popular masses are the masters of revolution and construction and that the motive force of revolution and construction. Through this course, he has brought several stages of the Korean revolution as well as all the nation-building work – political, economic, cultural, military and diplomatic – to a victorious outcome, thus inaugurating the era of people-centered socialism on the land of the DPRK.
Comrade Kim Il Sung has devoted everything of his own to the cause of freedom and liberation of the oppressed all around the world, to the future of a new independent world, and to the unity and solidarity of the socialist and progressive forces of the world, and thus made great achievements that remain enshrined in the history of the international cause of independence and socialism.
The socialist cause in the D P R K pioneered by the great Comrade Kim Il Sung has been advancing victoriously under the outstanding leadership of Songun (military-first) revolution of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Il.
Despite the malignant attempts on the part of the US imperialists and their subservient underlings to isolate and stifle the DPRK, the Workers’ Party of Korea stands firm in defence of the DPRK’s state sovereign rights and in upholding the flag of socialism higher, while making gigantic successes by vigorously organizing and encouraging the entire DPRK people into an all-out drive aimed at opening the gateway to a great, powerful and prosperous socialist Korea by 2012, the year of the birth centenary of the great Comrade Kim Il Sung.
With the boundless admiration and earnest yearning of Comrade Kim Il Sung, who has devoted his lifetime to the cause of socialism and independence of humankind, political parties and organizations of many countries and progressive people all over the world are unanimous in their desire to hold grandiose events of commemoration in honour of the Day of the Sun in 2012, the birth centenary of the peerless great man.
At present, a great number of political parties and organizations in the world are actively pushing ahead with their respective preparations to join the friendly Korean people in the significant commemoration of the Day of the Sun, with atmosphere of the commemoration growing in intensity.
In expressing our full support for and solidarity with the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Korean people in their struggle to build a great, powerful and prosperous socialist Korea, we wholeheartedly call upon political parties and organizations of all countries in the world to hold grandiose joint commemoration in the form of a grand political festival to honour the birth centenary of the great leader of the socialist cause Comrade Kim Il Sung, who has made immortal contribution to the cause of independence of the humankind.
Approved and signed by the following participants in the 13th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties:
1. Communist Party of Albania
2. Communist Party of Azerbaijan
3. Communist Party of Bangladesh
4. Workers’ Party of Bangladesh
5. Communist Party of Brazil
6. New Communist Party of Britain
7. Communist Party of Bulgaria
8. Communist Party of Cuba
9. Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia
10. Communist Party of Macedonia
11. Unified Communist Party of Georgia
12. Party of the Italian Communists
13. Hungarian Communist Workers’ Party
14. Communist Party of India (Marxist)
15. Communist Party of Malta
16. Communist Party of Mexico
17. Communist Party of Pakistan
18. Communist Party of Peru – Patria Roja
19. Romanian Communist Party
20. Communist Party of Russian Federation
21. Communist Workers’ Party of Russia - Revolutionary Party of the Communists
22. Communist Party of Soviet Union
23. New Communist Party of Yugoslavia
24. Party of the Communists of Serbia
25. Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain
26. Communist Party of Sri Lanka
27. Communist Party of Ukraine
28. Union of Communists of Ukraine
29. Communist Party of Venezuela
30. Communist Party of Vietnam
Athens, 11 December, 2011