General 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 # 412
A resolution to modify universal standards of healthcare.
Area of Effect: Healthcare
Proposed by: Imperium Anglorum
Whereas it is an important matter of public health that persons be protected from the scourge of disease that may painfully kill, maim, paralyse, or cause harm of some manner or another:
And whereas the right to believe empirically incorrect information does not extend to harming others:
Now, therefore, be it enacted by this august and most excellent World Assembly, by and with the advice and consent of the Delegates and Members, in this present session assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :
Member nations shall require that all persons be vaccinated, given safe administration and evaluation of opportunity costs thereof, in a timely manner against any disease
to which the general public may reasonably be exposed and
is sufficiently infectious and virulent so as to threaten public health.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1, members will grant exceptions given
force majeure, provision of which shall be retrospective, or a valid medical reason to exempt.
Member nations and their governmental subdivisions shall not make transfer payments or provide inessential services, except where otherwise required by World Assembly law, to persons or the parents of minors who refuse to comply with the first and second sections of this Act.
Members are permitted to pass further legislation to limit the spread of disease by unvaccinated persons, including but not limited to restrictions on school enrolment or provision of medical quarantine on travellers.
Point of service costs for vaccines administered under section 1 shall not exceed minimal expense. Such vaccines shall not be altered to produce effects outside the scope of inoculation.
General Assembly Resolution # 413
A resolution to increase the quality of the world's environment, at the expense of industry.
Industry Affected: All Businesses - Strong
Proposed by: Separatist Peoples
Lauding the WAs vigilance when protecting valued natural resources;
Recognizing that the degradation of wetlands has a serious impact on transnational migratory species, quality of trans-boundary waters, and a loss of nursery habitat necessary to sustain populations of commercially-harvested species;
Aware that wetlands have fantastic capacity to absorb catastrophic flooding and cleanse waters of dangerous pollutants;
Realizing that the benefits that wetlands provide at no cost are often prohibitively expensive to artificially provide, and have effects that cannot be contained by national borders;
Horrified at the degradation of wetlands, despite the benefits they offer;
Defining wetlands as terrestrial habitats, natural or otherwise, whose biological and physical properties are characterized by the regular saturation of water during the growing season, and show evidence of hydrology, hydric soils, and hydrophytic vegetation;
The World Assembly hereby,
1. Creates and tasks the Waterbody Health and Mitigation Management Organization (WHAMMO) to:
Collect and disseminate information relevant to wetland study, identification, and protection;
Enforce best management practices for research and impact reduction in wetlands, such as jurisdictional determination, public demarcation, and post-construction monitoring;
Manage the purchase of non-transferable mitigation credits by nations for unavoidable permanent impacts caused to a wetland during industrial development, which:
May be used in lieu of on-site mitigation when all other measures are proven impossible or impractical for a location, and;
Are equitably priced according to the characteristics of the wetland, impact, and viability of alternative methods;
Authorize mitigation credit grants to nations which preemptively construct wetland banks to offset future wetland loss, and;
Collect and disseminate information relevant to wetland study and protection, and issue grants and loans to non-profit entities making progressive strides in wetland conservation and research.
2. Urges member states to employ strategic-level assessment of their wetland resources to avoid and reduce impact to wetlands.
3. Requires member states utilize at least one of the following mitigation methods:
Restore wetlands to their pre-construction quality and characteristics;
Construct new wetlands of equal quality in the vicinity to offset impact;
Purchase mitigation credits from WHAMMO;
4. Mandates member states utilize mitigation measures for affected wetland area at no less than a 1:1 ratio.
5. Requires member states adopt, at a minimum, the best management standards issued by WHAMMO.
6. Obligates member states to require projects to include pre-construction environmental reports detailing any potential impacts to wetlands, such as secondary and cumulative impacts, and possible alternatives, including a no-construction alternative, available for review by WHAMMO in the event of dispute.
7. Encourages member states to create and fund water management programs to assist in impact mitigation and wetland quality maintenance, as well as work with local and non-governmental entities to best meet that end.
8. Allows member states to require industries impacting a wetland to assume these additional costs.
General Assembly Resolution # 414
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
Category: Civil Rights
Proposed by: New Waldensia
Believing that individuals possess an inalienable right to seek medical care of their own accord and at their own expense, above and beyond that which may be provided for them by their government or by their nation's laws,‎
Understanding that medical treatment is a complex issue and requires great care, and that health-care needs can be difficult to adequately treat without the proper resources, technology, training and expertise,
Aware that some nations do not have said resources and training available in their medical facilities, and that some diseases, conditions, and disorders occur in such limited instances that some nations have little or no experience treating them,
Concerned that some nations may be harming their citizens by mandating that they be medically treated within their own borders or by restricting access to new or experimental treatments, thus denying better treatment that may be obtained elsewhere,
Observing that there may be occasions where treatment in another nation may be preferable to a patient,
The General Assembly hereby:
1: Prohibits member nations from denying or restricting their citizens or permanent residents from leaving to obtain medically necessary healthcare in other nations at their own expense, subject to any restrictions previously imposed by the General Assembly,
2: Affirms the ability of member nations to set their own policies and restrictions regarding the acceptance or non-acceptance of non-resident patients, and further declares that no member nation is required by this measure to provide medical care to non-resident medical patients above any requirements previously imposed by the General Assembly,
3: Requires that member nations respect the rights of all patients and their legal representatives,
4: Prohibits member nations from taking legal action against citizens or permanent residents as relating to them seeking medical treatments or operations abroad, as long as General Assembly resolutions have not been violated,
5: Declares that patients seeking medical care or treatment under this act are financially responsible for any costs not compensated by existing laws in their home nation, and that such travel and payment must be arranged by the person(s) seeking treatment, or by their legal guardians or representation,‎
6: States that member nations are not obligated to cover future medical costs for conditions that arise after and directly result from medical treatments or operations sought at private expense by the patient under this measure,
7: Notes that member nations are not prohibited from assisting in defraying the financial cost associated with citizens or permanent residents seeking medical care under this measure.
General Assembly Resolution # 415
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.
General Assembly Resolution #414 “Freedom to Seek Medical Care” (Category: Civil Rights; Strength: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.
Crediting GAR#414 with intending to provide access to medical care to millions by allowing what is known as "medical tourism", where individuals seek medical care abroad;
Believing this goal to be, on the whole, an admirable one;
Dismayed that the resolution, which allows member states to pass the cost of treatment onto medical tourists under Clause 5, fails to account for GAR#97, Quality in Health Services, which requires member states provide a certain level of health coverage for those who cannot afford it, free of cost;
Distressed that the resolution makes no accommodation or provision for nations engaged in conflict with the home nation of the medical tourists, opening the home nation to threats of espionage and sabotage;
Horrified that the resolution, under Clause 1, makes it impossible for member nations to prevent criminals, minors, military deserters, or those under current investigation from traveling abroad if they are seeking medical attention, and makes no provisions allowing member states to retrieve such individuals after they have received medical attention;
Appalled that the resolution makes no attempt to reduce risks imposed by epidemics, threatening well-intended nations with the risk of being overwhelmed by infected nonresidents and being unable to appropriately quarantine them;
Shocked at the blatant efforts to hamstring national jurisdiction under Clause 4 by making it illegal for a member state to subject medical tourists to penalties, even where such treatment is clearly illegal under the home nation's laws;
Concerned at the blatant scrivner's error at the end of the first and fifth clause, which demonstrates a lack of attention and care by the author, in blatant disregard for the high standard of quality demanded by this Assembly;
Believing that the members of the World Assembly deserve a resolution which protects their domestic interests instead of prioritizing those of nonresidents;
Hereby repeals GAR#414, Freedom to Seek Medical Care.
General Assembly Resolution # 416
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
Category: Civil Rights
Proposed by: Imperial Polk County
The World Assembly:
Understanding that the universe is composed of beings of diverse cultures, backgrounds and religions;
Having considered that the importance of certain cultural and religious practices are integral to the beliefs of such followers;
However dismayed that there are those who, in the name of said culture or religion, continue to perform traditional rituals that cause irreparable harm or death;
Determining that such actions are violations of the basic human right to live;
Defining "ritual sacrifice" as the intentional and ritualistic act of killing one or more other beings (a) as an offering to a god or spirit, (b) as an effort to control sapient population growth, or (c) as a method by which a ruling class or regime creates or perpetuates social hierarchy;
Clarifying that such "ritual sacrifice" does not include capital punishment, assisted suicide or euthanasia of a terminally ill patient or other medical procedures, or any acts of war including insurgency and counterinsurgency;
1. Bans the ritual sacrifice of sapient beings in all member nations;
2. Requires member nations criminalize such acts of ritual sacrifice and prosecute perpetrators accordingly;
3. Urges member nations to ban the ritual sacrifice of animals and other sentient beings.