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.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION # 205

Freedom to Contract

A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
 

Category: Human Rights

Strength: Strong

Proposed by: Cowardly pacifists

Description: The World Assembly:

AFFIRMING that all people have a fundamental right to liberty, which includes the freedom to choose, think, and act as an individual within the confines of socially acceptable behavior;

CONVINCED that a person's freedom to voluntarily and willfully make agreements with others is an important part of their fundamental right to liberty;

BELIEVING that recognition of the freedom to form contractual agreements would improve and promote commercial and social interactions between and within world nations;

HEREBY:

1. DEFINES a "contract" for the purposes of this resolution as "an agreement between two or more persons containing specific terms that the parties intend to be legally binding and enforceable;"

2. DECLARES that any person who a member nation regards as competent to manage his or her own affairs shall be permitted by that nation to freely enter into binding contracts;

3. CLARIFIES that while a person must generally be permitted to contract freely, member nations - either individually or through collective WA action - may regulate certain contracts or agreements within their jurisdiction if doing so is necessary to meet some compelling public policy interest;

4. OBLIGATES Member Nations to provide an enforcement mechanism for valid contracts;

5. PERMITS Member Nations - either individually or through collective WA action - to establish reasonable rules regarding the form required for contracts, including whether certain contracts must be in writing, signed by the parties, and/or notarized by a government official.

Votes For: 8,806 (83%)
Votes Against: 1,748 (17%)

Implemented: Mon Jun 25 2012

GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION # 206

Repeal "Delineation of Borders Act"

A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.
 

Category: Repeal

Resolution: GA#117

Proposed by: Ossitania

Description: WA General Assembly Resolution #117: Delineation of Borders Act (Category: Political Stability; Strength: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

AGREEING that border dispute arbitration is an issue of the utmost relevance and importance,

APPROVING of the ideas and intent behind the Delineation of Borders Act,

NOTING that the Delineation of Borders Act does little other than create a committee, GABDO, with no legal authority,

DEEPLY AWARE that this lack of authority means hostile nations will likely continue to cause death and destruction due to disputed borders, regardless of GABDO's recommendations,

DEEPLY CONCERNED that the existence of the Delineation of Borders Act in its current state essentially blocks the creation of a body with some form of power which could help prevent unnecessary hardship and bloodshed as a result of disputes over borders,

Hereby

REPEALS GA #117, Delineation of Borders Act.

Votes For: 7,975 (88%)
Votes Against: 1,125 (12%)

Implemented: Fri Jun 29 2012

SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION # 92

* REPEALED *

Liberate Benevolent Capitalism

A resolution to strike down Delegate-imposed barriers to free entry in a region.
 

Category: Liberation

Nominee (region): Benevolent Capitalism

Proposed by: Kannap

Description: The Security Council,

RECOGNIZES that Benevolent Capitalism has recently been invaded by Pwnzoria,

APPALLED that the members of Pwnzoria came in and quickly took power, password locking the region,

NOTING that on the twenty-second of June, 2012, that many of the members of Benevolent Capitalism were ejected by the raiders,

ACKNOWLEDGING that the natives of Benevolent Capitalism have been held out from their region by a password set by the invaders,

REALISING that if action is not taken to remove the region's password, then it will slowly die,

HOPING that by liberating Benevolent Capitalism, all of its natives will return to their homes, and may the region prosper once more,

HEREBY liberates Benevolent Capitalism

Votes For: 7,709 (85%)
Votes Against: 1,372 (15%)

Implemented: Tue Jul 3 2012

GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION # 207

* REPEALED *

Intangible Cultural Heritage

A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.
 

Category: Education and Creativity

Area of Effect: Cultural Heritage

Proposed by: Ile Royale

Description: The General Assembly,

NOTING the protection afforded to culturally significant artefacts by General Assembly Resolution 72;

RECOGNISING that there are many non-material aspects of culture not protected or preserved by that resolution;

DEFINING an intangible cultural heritage as a custom, practice, tradition or skill, and all locations and objects associated therewith, which is considered to be a part of the cultural heritage of a community, group or society by members of that community, group or society;

MANDATES that the Intangible Cultural Heritage Commission (ICHC) be established to categorise and record intangible cultural heritage;

ORDERS member states to assist the ICHC in its task by providing detailed and useful information regarding intangible cultural heritage within their territories;

REQUIRES member states to:

  1. adopt a general policy for the protection of intangible cultural heritage.

  2. criminalise any deliberate action which has the consequence of destroying an intangible cultural heritage by any means.

AFFIRMS the right of member states to restrict cultural practices that may cause harm to national populations, provided that academic information regarding these practices is recorded and submitted to the ICHC.

ENCOURAGES member states to institute policy aimed at training specialists with the necessary knowledge to protect and record intangible cultural heritage;

CALLS UPON member states to provide for education regarding intangible cultural heritage.

Votes For: 7,029 (69%)
Votes Against: 3,120 (31%)

Implemented: Tue Jul 3 2012

SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION # 93

Commend The Featured Region Followers

A resolution to recognize outstanding contribution by a nation or region.
 

Category: Commendation

Nominee: The Featured Region Followers

Proposed by: Paffnia

Description: The World Assembly,

NOTING that each day, one region is “featured,” whereby its World Factbook Entry is widely publicized among all nations.

APPLAUDING The Featured Region Followers, whose members tirelessly travel to the featured region, leaving personalized congratulatory messages for its residents on the Regional Message Board,

HONORING The Featured Region Followers for nobly doing this valuable service for over five years,

OBSERVING that the messages left by members of The Featured Region Followers are not meant as advertisements for their own region, nor are they tied to a specific religion or belief, but are instead simple and sincere expressions of congratulation,

APPRECIATING the fact that the contents of the World Factbook Entries of many featured regions are preserved on the Regional Message Board of The Featured Region Followers, thereby creating a historical record of said regions on the day they were featured,

PRAISING the dialogue, socialization, and gift exchanges that occur frequently when members of The Featured Region Followers arrive, often resulting in increased activity within the region,

RECOGNIZING that the dedication and friendliness of The Featured Region Followers exemplify the Security Council's goal of “spreading interregional peace and goodwill,”

Hereby COMMENDS The Featured Region Followers.

Votes For: 7,755 (87%)
Votes Against: 1,132 (13%)

Implemented: Sat Jul 7 2012

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