Peace and Sustainable Development
This proposal is clearly ineffective when it comes to tackling the very real issues of preventing wars of aggression and the atrocities associated with them. The so-called "right to development" introduced within the text does not encapsulate anything that would not already be covered by extant General Assembly legislation. Nor is it sufficiently clear with actions that have trade-offs between different groups.
The clauses pertaining to educating inhabitants about peace and sustainable development and encouraging member states to refrain from wars of aggression are non-binding. And the idea that a nation with opportunity to maximise its power would reconsider its aggressive tendencies merely because people taught them about peace is naïve at best.
The final piece of the proposal is its most inconsequential: the World Assembly Peace Prize. The Peace Prize utterly fails to prevent wars of aggression due to its inability to substantively impact affairs on the ground, serving as little more than an extension of soft diplomacy. Even if useful, these prizes also can serve to whitewash the atrocities of people with diplomatic clout or who change their views after the fact.
The World Assembly Office therefore recommends a vote against "Peace And Sustainable Development".
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