Association of Luso-Hispanic Nations
Associação de Nações Luso-Hispânicas ● ALHN ● Associación de Naciones Lusas-Hispánicas
Its main objectives pertain to political and cultural cooperation and development among countries with Iberian ancestry.
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Motto: Pacem Inter Aequalis
Peace Between Equals
Headquarters: Gran Teran, San Jimenez
The primary body of the Association is the Congress, a permanent council formed by one representative of each member country. The Congress is engaged in:
● Defining and orienting political strategies of the Association.
● Suggesting implementations to the legislation of member countries.
● Formalizing the entrance of other countries in the Association.
The decisions of the Congress are ratified by mutual consent and are valid to all the member countries.
Full membership requirements:
● Have a Iberian language as official language, or, have more than 50% of Iberian descendance of the population.
Associate membership requirements:
● Have a Iberian language used in its territory, or, have Iberian descendance of the population.
To officially become a full or partial member state of the Association:
● Send a representative to the Congressional Building to present qualifications.
Carlos de Andrade
Tirto César Coelho
The ALHN Charter
Article 1: Objectives
The Association is based on an identity of common heritage; members share the languages, historic, and cultural roots of the Lusophone and Hispanic peoples of the Iberian peninsula.
As a community, the Association will strive to facilitate cooperation, dialogue, and amity among its members in the affairs of politics, diplomacy, economy, and culture.
Any action, program, or policy undertaken by the Association does not subordinate the governmental authority of any nation.
Article 2: Organization
The Association shall have the following organized bodies:
Section 1: The Congress of the ALHN
- The Congress shall consist of delegates appointed by member nations
- Each member shall send one delegate
- Each delegate shall have one vote
- The delegates shall elect a Secretary-General to preside over the Congress
Section 2: The Summit
Congress shall organize an annual summit in a member city, where heads of state will gather to discuss goals, programs, and projects of the Association.
Article 3: Secretary-General
The Secretary-General, elected by the Congress, shall serve a term of one year, after which a new Secretary-General must be elected.
They shall preside over the Congress and prepare its agenda, but they do not have a vote.
The Secretary-General is responsible for facilitating intergovernmental cooperation among member nations at the ministerial and head of state levels. They shall be the formal representative of the Association in meetings of State.
The Secretary-General shall oversee the programs and projects mandated by the Congress, and shall report to the Summit regarding the implementation thereof. They shall administer the budget, staff, and management accordingly, as approved by the Congress.
Article 4: Membership
Members shall be admitted by a majority vote of the Congress.
“Full” members must have either Portuguese or Spanish as an official language, or an Iberian-descendant population of at least half. If neither requirement is met, the Congress may elevate a nation’s membership by a majority vote.
“Associate” members must have a population of Iberian language speakers or Iberian-descendant population. Associate members have equal vote in the Congress, but may not be nominated for Secretary-General.
Article 5: Amending the Charter
The Congress may amend the Charter by a two-thirds vote.
LUHISEP- Luso-Hispanic Student Exchange Program
The Carmo American Academy
The School of Gunnery and Engineering
Carmo University of the Arts and Sciences
The Puerto Verde Latin School
Cabo Azul Fine Arts Academy (C.A.F.A)
Federal University of Cidade do Equador (F.U.C.E)
Institute of Creeker-Northern Lusophony (I.C.N)
Technological Federal University of Nova Ceuta (T.F.U.N)
Calionte State University
Ramón y Cajal Research College
Universidad de Cortés
University of Calionte
University of Calionte- Gaudí School of Architecture
Catholic University of Our Holy Lady
Gran Teran University of Academic Excellence
De Valle University
Catholic University of The Holy Spirit
Grayson Technical College
Saint John's University of Laurez
Seminary College of Saint Maria Goretti
Western Xulun University
Joernu University of The Arts
Summits are annual gatherings of heads of state of member nations, and they are chaired by the Head of State of the hosting nation.
8-10 August 2017
Established coordinating systems between member nations' museums