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 # 58
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
The World Assembly,
BELIEVING that privacy and the right to withhold secrets and information is an inelliable right endowed to all human beings
ASSERTING that privacy is a right that must be defended from those who would violate it
CONCERNED that there are countries and organizations which refuse to respect the peoples basic right to privacy
CONVINCED that such violations of this basic right endanger both democracy and freedom in equal measure
1. DEFINES 'privacy' as the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves or information about themselves and thereby reveal themselves selectively
2. ESTABLISHES that there are several different types of privacy, including:
(A) Physical Privacy: the right to prevent intrusions into ones property and personal articles
(B) Informational Privacy: the right to withhold information about oneself, including a persons race, sex, religious and sexual orientation, etc.
(C) Organizational Privacy: the right of governments or other organizations to withhold information regarding their activities and dealings in relation to other organizations and individuals
3. FORBIDS trespassing within the property of another person without the consent of that person unless authorized by the clauses contained in Section 5
4. OUTLAWS the use of espionage or covert surveillance programs performed without the knowledge of the citizens with the intent of monitoring citizens or acquiring their personal information unless authorized by law; also outlaws invasive searching of citizens by law enforcement without reasonable cause for suspicion.
5. CONDONES limited infringements of personal privacy in the interest of serving the law under the following circumstances:
(A)The official researching the case has filed to the appropriate authorities for a warrant permitting him the right to violate the liberties in question
(B)The official appointed to acquire the information is limited to investigate only within areas and topics which are likely to contain the necessary evidence
(C)The persons(s) related to the acts are given the right to object, with the legality of the objection to be subject to the decision of a qualified judge
6. URGES that member states implement programs to protect the right to privacy of persons who have been involved in high-profile crimes
7. SUGGESTS that member states include lessons on the important of privacy in the curriculum of their schools
8. ALLOWS member states to pass laws demanding that corporations or other business organizations reveal information related to financial performance and formal transactions in the interest of transparency and free competition
Security Council Resolution # 6
A resolution to strike down Delegate-imposed barriers to free entry in a region.
Nominee (region): Feudal Japan
RECOGNISING Feudal Japan as a sizeable and active region prior to its invasion in November 2007;
NOTING that the invasion of the region by Catlandatopia, Fox Rite, The Cathedral, and Blades of Conquest led to the imposition of a secret password and the ejection of Feudal Japan's innocent members;
UNDERSTANDING the disruption caused to the former residents of Feudal Japan, and the distress the aforementioned actions caused to them;
DISAPPOINTED that the region's current occupiers have left the region to rot and degrade into a mockery of its former self - with no indication of any community activity surviving the decay;
FURTHER NOTING that the former residents of Feudal Japan currently reside in Tokugawa Japan and still desire to return to Feudal Japan;
AWARE that the nations formerly resident in Feudal Japan can return to their region only through the intervention of the Security Council;
HEREBY removes password protection from Feudal Japan, and forbids any future attempts to password said region.
Co-authored by Unibot.
General Assembly Resolution # 59
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.
The World Assembly,
Acknowledging the importance of education as a contributing factor to self and community betterment;
Understanding the importance of an individual's growth through continual learning;
Believing that equal opportunity learning will better the community as a whole;
Further acknowledging a nation's right to an education system that is custom tailored to its needs;
1. Mandates that Member States shall:
a) Not restrict the pursuit of learning for its citizens;
b) Promote learning and education within its borders;
c) Ensure affordability for its citizens if it has a user-pay system, so that even the lowest income earners are able to send their children to school and return to school in order to better themselves, without incurring a burdensome debt;
d) Create its own national standards for teachers to ensure a reasonable level of competence;
e) Establish a standard curriculum for its students based on its own needs and future goals;
f) Ensure that the tools needed for learning are made available to all;
g) Not force a citizen to end their education upon reaching age of majority.
2. Whereas no formal government funded educational system exists, Member States shall:
a) Allow its citizens to pursue their education abroad;
b) Allow for the private sector to provide education.
3. Emphasises that this Resolution does not affect a member state's right to have:
a) Religious schools and religious teaching;
b) Vocational schools with specific focuses;
c) Academic schools at primary, secondary and post-secondary levels;
d) Home-schooling systems;
e) Any other form of educational system;
f) Any level of government to control the education system.
co-authored with Charlotte Ryberg
General Assembly Resolution # 60
A resolution to improve world security by boosting police and military budgets.
The World Assembly,
REALIZING that nuclear disasters, whether accidentally caused, or caused as result of conflict, pose a serious threat to the worlds population,
UNDERSTANDING that nuclear radiation can have catastrophic effects on the environment and international population if the disaster is not dealt with accordingly, as contaminated waterways and nuclear fallout can disperse nuclear radiation across international borders,
ALARMED that many nations do not adequately respond to nuclear disasters, or underestimate their severity, placing not just their national population, but the international community at risk,
1) DEFINES, for the purposes of appropriately interpreting the material of this resolution:
-A nuclear disaster as any event, brought about intentionally or accidentally, that results in the widespread expulsion of harmful concentrations of nuclear radiation
- A contaminated zone as an area containing concentrations of radiation that can be harmful or fatal with prolonged exposure.
2) ESTABLISHES the Nuclear Disaster Response Organization (NDRO), which shall perform the following duties:
A) Confirming the severity of nuclear disasters, that is, the amount of radiation released, and its extent and distribution.
B) Providing cleanup crews to control the spread of radiation, and prevent individuals from receiving harmful doses of radiation.
C) Determining the causes of accidental nuclear disasters, for the purposes of preventing similar disasters in the future.
3) MANDATES that all member nations report nuclear disasters to the NDRO, and any surrounding nations that may have been affected by the disaster.
4) REQUIRES that nations afflicted by nuclear disasters take the following measures in dealing with the disaster, including, but not limited to:
A) Evacuating any areas that have been contaminated by radiation as a result of the disaster, beginning with areas closest to the source of radiation and moving outwards.
B) Providing clean water to areas that have had their sources of drinking water contaminated as a result of the disaster.
C) Providing immediate medical services to those suffering from radiation poisoning as a result of the disaster.
D) Clearly marking contaminated zones with multi-lingual signs, using languages present in the surrounding area.
E) Taking appropriate measures to prevent the spread of radiation by restricting or diverting the flow of contaminated waterways, where possible.
General Assembly Resolution # 61
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.
Category: Education and Creativity
Area of Effect: Artistic
Proposed by: Glen-Rhodes
Desiring to strengthen and protect the rights of authors in their literary and artistic works, as well as in the intellectual means of the production of such works,
Recognizing the legitimacy of national copyright laws, but understanding that international rules must be established to protect the rights of authors abroad,
The World Assembly therefore
DEFINES, for the purpose of this resolution, copyright law as any law that grants the author of an original work of creative artistic or literary value exclusive right for a certain period of time in relation to that work, including its publication, distribution, and adaptation, after which time the work enters the public domain; public domain as the collection of works neither protected under copyright law nor under state ownership, available for free use by the public; intellectual property as intangible property that is the result of original artistic and commercial creativity, and that owners have been granted exclusive right over; fair use as the use of any copyrighted work or intellectual property for educational, personal, private, critical, or satirical purposes, provided that such use does not excessively infringe on the exclusive right or profits of the owner;
REAFFIRMS that national copyright laws apply to works created, distributed, and used in that nation, regardless of the origin of such works or the nationality or citizenship of the owner,
NOTES that such affirmation does not grant immunity to persons or institutions being held liable by foreign governments or copyright holders for the infringement of any copyrighted work or intellectual property, given that sufficient proof can establish a direct intent to infringe upon the rights of the owner of the copyrighted work or intellectual property;
DECLARES that national copyright laws must grant the following rights and protections to the owners of any copyrighted work or intellectual property: the owners exclusive right over the work or intellectual property, including its publication, distribution, and adaptation; the right of immediate copyright protection abroad of a work following placement in tangible form, with no legal or statutory formalities required for protection; the protection of the work or intellectual property from the publication, distribution, adaptation, display, demonstration, reproduction, and storage in electronic form by any person or government entity without the consent of the owner, for a period of time extending at least twenty-five years after the death of the creator, or the shorter of thirty years from publication or forty years from creation, if the work is of corporate authorship;
FURTHER DECLARES that national copyright laws must not discriminate in favor of domestic works, however affirming that nations may subject domestic works to additional requirements for copyright protection;
ALSO AFFIRMS that copyrighted works may be used freely and legally, if such use can be proven to be legitimate fair use;
PROTECTS the right of a copyright holder or intellectual property owner to sell, trade, or otherwise transfer their exclusive right to another party; to release the copyrighted work or intellectual property in to the public domain; and to license the use of copyrighted work or intellectual property to any person or institution, under any reasonable terms they so wish.