General Assembly Resolution # 126
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.
REALIZING that a major catastrophe could threaten the existence of any number of species.
SEEKING to install safeguards for the recovery of any species that falls victim to an extinction event.
RECOGNIZING that many nations may have safeguards in place.
CONCERNED that such safeguards can be lost due to disasters both natural and manufactured.
BELIEVING that all nations can benefit from mutual preparation.
I. AUTHORIZES the creation of the Extinction Preparation Research Facility (EPRF).
a.) The facility will be located in a neutral World Assembly controlled territory. Ideally, in an arctic region well above sea level, with little to no seismic activity, to minimize the danger of damage due to electrical failure, flooding or structural damage.
b.) The facility is to be staffed, constructed and maintained by the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP).
c.) Member nations may use this facility freely, while non-member nations may use it for a nominal fee, which will provide additional funding for upkeep.
II. EMPOWERS staff scientists to research advanced methods of artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, embryo transfer, cloning and efficient horticultural replenishment, as well as the study of keystone species and methods for rebuilding ecosystems.
a.) All discoveries shall be made available to any establishment showing legitimate interest.
III. URGES member nations to supply specimens of seeds, saplings and genetic animal materials (sperm, eggs and DNA).
IV. REQUIRES acceptable preservation methods to be observed.