World Assembly Resolutions
Since the rise of the World Assembly from the ashes of its predecessor, the Bureaucracy That Cannot Be Named, WA member nations have worked tirelessly to improve the standard of the world. That, or tried to force other nations to be more like them. But that's just semantics.
Below is every World Assembly resolution ever passed.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION # 118
Ethics in International Trade
A resolution to develop industry around the world.
Category: Advancement of Industry
Area of Effect: Protective Tariffs
Proposed by: Unibotian WA Mission
Description: The General Assembly,
Recognizing that an economic disincentive will discourage extreme risks (see c.1) to national populations,
1. Imposes an ethical and ad valorem tariff on any imported good that features one or several of the following criteria:
Said imported goods were manufactured, recovered or generated by those (excluding non-sentient employees, ex. Automata) who do not have,
2.a) Declares that the set percentage of an ad valorem tariff on each specific imported goods market value (relevant to c.1), shall be decided by the International Trade Administration (ITA), with consideration from input by any nation or commercial entity;
3.a) Affirms the freedom of all nations, as well as corporate or commercial entities to request an appeal for any decision made by the ITA;
4. Obligates all member-nations -- within their own borders -- to make a coordinated effort to report to the World Assembly and prevent any distribution and/or sale of goods that have circumvented this ethical tariff, or otherwise were in the process of circumvention.
Votes For: 3,153 (54%)
Implemented: Mon Oct 25 2010
SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION # 34
Commend Ananke II
A resolution to recognize outstanding contribution by a nation or region.
Nominee: Ananke II
Proposed by: Sedgistan
Description: The Security Council,
Recognising that Ananke II is more commonly referred to just as "Ananke",
Recalling that, in 2003, Ananke helped establish the North Pacific Army, a defender military based in the region The North Pacific and which was one of the most active and influential militaries based in one of the Pacifics,
Aware that the Alliance Defense Network (ADN) was the largest multi-regional alliance in NationStates history, and that Ananke rose to the leading position of Secretary of State within it,
Believing that, through holding this position within the ADN, Ananke assisted with the protection of numerous regions from the threat of invasion,
Applauding Ananke's role as one of the three organisers of the liberation of The North Pacific in 2004, the largest successful liberation in NationStates history, which freed the region from the tyranny of the New Pacific Order, a dictatorial regime based out of The Pacific,
Praising Ananke's continued work as a defender - first in the North Pacific Army, then in the ADN, the GLA, and, more recently, in the 10000 Islands Treaty Organisation (TITO) - which has helped to keep hundreds of regions free to rule themselves without interference from hostile foreign forces, and recognising that this is a cause that aligns with the Security Council's aim of spreading interregional peace,
Observing Ananke's tireless work within 10000 Islands, helping to turn it into one of the largest and most influential regions in NationStates through extensive recruiting efforts and the welcoming of every new nation that joins the region, and noting that this work has been a benefit shared by the wider NationStates community, as it leads to an increase in the number of nations actively engaged with their peers,
Recognising Ananke's recently completed stint as delegate of 10000 Islands, during which Ananke became the highest-endorsed delegate in several years and assisted in engaging the 10000 Islands community with the World Assembly,
Acknowledging that, as delegate of 10000 Islands, Ananke was also responsible for leading the foreign affairs mission of the region, helping to drastically increase its foreign affairs involvement, and improving diplomatic relations between 10000 Islands and other regions,
Perceiving that Ananke's work as a defender that spreads interregional peace, and as a delegate and diplomat for 10000 Islands that spreads goodwill, aligns perfectly with the Security Council's aims,
Concluding that few nations have made such a significant and beneficial contribution to NationStates as Ananke has and that this contribution should therefore be recognised through a World Assembly commendation,
Hereby Commends Ananke II.
Votes For: 3,359 (72%)
Implemented: Thu Oct 28 2010
SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION # 35
Commend The Skeleton Army
A resolution to recognize outstanding contribution by a nation or region.
Nominee: The Skeleton Army
Proposed by: Sedgistan
Description: The World Assembly,
Recognising The Skeleton Army as the self-declared "greatest raider region,"
Bowing down to their mighty leader, the Warrior Skeleton Queen of Ramazakal,
Noting that their fearless armies of the undead are renowned for conquering regions under the cover of darkness,
Aware that this is a fate that has befallen such prominent regions as Texas, The West Pacific, The Rejected Realms, and The Cuckoos Egg,
Surprised to learn that The Skeleton Army never causes harm to the regions it invades and instead prefers to mingle with the natives, steal food from their barbecues, and attempt to drink beer - with hilarious results,
Appreciating The Skeleton Army's generous supply of sticky ribs to the regions it conquers,
Acknowledging that all that The Skeleton Army requires from its defeated enemies is for them to sign the Thighbone of Surrender,
Believing that these novel and unique military tactics are far superior to the conventional varieties,
Desiring that other regions follow their example,
Thusly Commends The Skeleton Army.
Votes For: 2,964 (69%)
Implemented: Mon Nov 1 2010
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION # 119
Nuclear Testing Safety
A resolution to slash worldwide military spending.
Category: Global Disarmament
Proposed by: Darenjo
Description: KNOWING that nuclear weapons are often needed for national defense,
BUT CONCERNED about the effects of nuclear tests including but not limited to: nuclear fallout, radiation, intense and deadly heatwaves and fire blasts, EMP waves and bursts, natural disasters, injury and death, and seismic activity,
BELIEVING that the unsupervised and unregulated testing of nuclear weapons poses an unnecessary risk to civilians and uninvolved armed forces,
HOPING to create greater safety regarding the testing of nuclear weapons,
The General Assembly hereby adopts the following measures:
DEFINES 'nuclear testing' as the usage of a nuclear weapon for research purposes, that is not targeted to destroy or affect a civilian, military, or prisoner populace;
RESTRICTS nuclear testing to areas where the testing and its aftereffects will not directly affect surrounding populaces;
BANS nuclear testing within the area between the edge of a populated celestial body's atmosphere and twice the distance of geosychronous orbit - measured at the equator of said celestial body;
SHOULD an inhabited celestial body lack an atmosphere or a well-defined, generally agreed-upon geosynchronous orbit, then nuclear-testing nations should refer to the above 'restricts' clause;
DECLARES that WA nations who test nuclear weapons shall be responsible for ensuring that the aftereffects of nuclear tests do not directly affect civilian, prisoner, or uninvolved military populaces;
ESTABLISHES the following rules that are to be followed for the process of testing nuclear weapons:
EXEMPTS mild seismic activity that has been shown not to cause significant damage to settlements from the second rule above;
ESTABLISHES the Nuclear Testing Oversight Agency (NTOA) to:
IMPLORES nations to place their tests in areas where EMP waves and bursts will not affect non-involved populaces;
Co-authored by Cardoness.
Votes For: 3,103 (54%)
Implemented: Tue Nov 2 2010
SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION # 36
Liberate Eastern Europe
A resolution to strike down Delegate-imposed barriers to free entry in a region.
Nominee (region): Eastern Europe
Proposed by: Topid
The World Assembly,
Observing Eastern Europe, a founderless region which has been the victim of numerous raids throughout its history,
Impressed that the natives of Eastern Europe are attempting to secure their region by refounding it,
Upset that the current delegate of Eastern Europe, Czech Mate, and the previous delegate, Romani romania, have now taken control of the refounding effort,
Recognizing that both recent delegates Romani romania and Czech Mate have ejected natives from behind a hidden password and are working for an unidentified non-native group,
Outraged that numerous nations are known to have been ejected from the region by either Czech Mate or Romani Romania,
Further outraged that the oppressors have severed the connection between the region and the regions legitimate forums,
Noting that Flobos, a long-time native and former delegate of Eastern Europe, states that Czech Mate is a former member of Eastern Europe from years past attempting to exact revenge upon the region,
Fearing that, without intervention, the region's destruction is imminent because no new nations may enter the region and because almost every nation not aligned with the region's destroyers has been removed,
Affirming that the natives of the region support a liberation,
Asserting that Flobos and other natives deserve a region where they have the ability to control its fate themselves,
Hereby liberates the region of Eastern Europe.
Votes For: 2,778 (53%)
Implemented: Fri Nov 12 2010