I just got an issue about putting a fence around my country to stop illegal immigrants from sneaking in, they must be doing a lot of swimming
Worst part will be driving back to college on Saturday. I did this thing called a PRF that is supposed to help me heal faster, so I'm hoping I'll be fine.
ET? Ew ... when was that, like, established? CoRe is less a !British Commonwealth, and more a gentleman's club for enlightened republics.
Seriously, I get it; but can you stop with this? I'm genuinely trying to work on a piece of lore that will tie in to Noronican legacy with my own twist. Getting pretty tired of the constant jabs. Its not banter, it's genuinely depressing.
Please, just stop.
Edit: Thank you. I'll I'm trying to do is create a unique power structure in the region. It's not some vanity project that I'm doing to make me feel all Bri'ish by recreating an empire - it's a collaborative project for fellow like-minded nations to join. Thank you to those who've expressed an interest. I have the next three days off work, so I aim to make the most of some of the time to work on this organisation.
> gent 1: takes sip of brandy
> also gent 1: taps excess cigar ash into tray
> gent 2: "Has Aprosia grown out of it's rebellious stage yet?"
> gent 1 looks up from newspaper
> edgy aprosia spray paints obscenities on the wall
> gent 1: *le sigh* "no, not yet"
> gent 2: "shame, shame."
Just waiting for Altera to understand that it's not a rebellious phase, but a legitimate dislike.
While Alterans like to spread around that they were civilizing Aprosia, Aprosians like to remind that they were civilized at that point and didn't want Alteran rule. Too bad that the Alterans can never understand that.
All teenagers think they're right after all ... 😉
Commonwealth of Republics
An Explanation and Membership of the Multi-National Organisation
The Commonwealth of Republics, more commonly known by its abbreviation CoRe; a collection of individual
nations that share a common set of values, morals, aspirations and goals. Although referred to in the past
- and inaccurately to some degree today - as the Alteran Commonwealth, the organisation does not recognise the Alteran Confederacy as
the head of the organisation - merely the founder of its spiritual ancestors, the Commonwealth of Alteran Republics. Some current members share
a colonial or linguistic past with Altera - however, membership is extended to all nations that share similar ideals;
freedom of speech, freedom of the individual, the free market and open and fair trade.
- The Commonwealth of Republics, often simply referred to as the Commonwealth, is a voluntary political organisation that encompasses numerous nations from within the Western Isles. Within the Commonwealth of Republics are two key institutions; the Commonwealth Reirey (Administration) - which overseas the inter-governmental regulation. communication and organisation; and the Commonwealth Fo-oltey (Associate) - who's duties lie in the communication and collaboration with non-member states and nations.
The Commonwealth dates back to the first half of the 20th century with the restructuring of the Alteran Commonwealth of Republics - the precursor to the Commonwealth of Republics - through increased self-governance of former colonies and dominions. The Alteran Commonwealth was originally conceived as a way for Altera to continue spreading prosperity and its ideals throughout the region, by leading the organisation and all its associated endeavours. However, by the turn of the 20th Century, many politicians realised that Altera 'leading' this movement would not be economically or socially viable, and that it excluded the potential positive actions of non-Alteran republics. This mindset was put to paper in 1932, through the Byrch Declaration at the 1932 Commonwealth Conference, and formalised by the Alteran Republics in the following year.
By 1938, Altera had been discussing the concept of the Commonwealth with its allies and 'colonies' (a term applied historically, but one which Altera didn't use at the time) for several years; drumming up support and continued to further establish the ideals, principles and potential components of the Commonwealth of Republics.
By 1938, the governments of Aprosia, Atolla and Avran had formally accepted Altera's proposal, with negotiations for other nations on-going - and the Commonwealth of Republics was officially formed.
The Commonwealth's core values centre around the principles of freedom of speech, freedom of the individual, the free market and open and fair trade. Nations who share these ideals are invited to the Commonwealth of Republics to continue sharing and defending these core principles.
Agencies and Commissions
- Independent Commonwealth Electoral Commission
> An independent, but Commonwealth sponsored, organisation that acts as an independent observer during member and non-member democratic elections.
Commonwealth Commission for Education and Universities
> Dedicated towards the promotion of free and fair access to education and learning opportunities.
Commonwealth Commission for Gender Equality
> Focuses on the promotion of the equal rights for all genders.
Commonwealth Commission for the Environment and Sustainability
> A Commonwealth sponsored commission to promote and support green technologies and sustainable development of nations.
Commonwealth Atomic and Renewable Energy Agency
> An agency whose core focus in the development and encouragement of novel nuclear and renewable energy sources.
Commonwealth Free-Trade Agency
> Working in tandem with organisations such as the Regional Trade and Economic Agreement, a commission who assists in the facilitation of free-trade and other economic agreements between member states.
Commonwealth Economic Community
> A commission for the establishment of free and fair trading laws, practices, technological and safety standards across member-states and its trade partners.
COMPOL (Commonwealth Police)
> An independent organization that works with member and non-member states to assist in criminal investigations, as well as repatriation cases.
Commonwealth Commission for Veterans and War Graves
> An independent commission dedicated towards the promotion of fair treatment for veterans, as well as the repair and maintenance of member-state war graves across the region.
Commonwealth Language and Culture Exchange
> An organisation dedicated towards the promotion of cultural and linguistic exchange between member states; facilitating the exchange of cultural holidays, museum exhibits and other related phenomena.
OOC: To begin with, I'm going to use the IRL Commonwealth Covenant as a basis (as I thought I'd called the ICly document, the Commonwealth Charter - then stupidly Googled it and realised "Oh bugger, it's a real thing isn't it. Well sh*t; this isn't going to convince anyone that this isn't a !British Commonwealth deal. F*ck it. It'll do for now."
So, I'll work and improve it over time. For now, because it's nearly midnight and I'm tired, it'll be a lightly edited document.
- Commonwealth Covenant
- The Commonwealth Covenant is a document of the values and aspirations which unite the Commonwealth of Republics.
It expresses the commitment of member states to the development of free and democratic societies and the promotion of peace and prosperity to improve the lives of all the people of the Commonwealth.
The Covenant also acknowledges the role of civil society in supporting the goals and values of the Commonwealth of Republics, drawing upon inspiration from spiritual predecessor and kindred organisations; including the Alteran Commonwealth of Republics, the Free Powers Alliance, the Organisation of Regional Cooperation in Argus and the Regional Trade and Economic Agreement.
- We, the people of the Commonwealth
- Recognising that in an era of changing economic circumstances and uncertainty, new trade and economic patterns, unprecedented threats to peace and security, and a surge in popular demands for democracy, human rights and broadened economic opportunities, the potential of and need for the Commonwealth Ė as a compelling force for good and as an effective network for co-operation and for promoting development Ė has never been greater,
Recalling that the Commonwealth is a voluntary association of independent and equal sovereign states, each responsible for its own policies, consulting and co-operating in the common interests of our peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace, and influencing international society to the benefit of all through the pursuit of common principles and values,
Affirming that the special strength of the Commonwealth lies in the combination of our diversity and our shared inheritance in language, culture and the rule of law; and bound together by shared history and tradition; by respect for all states and peoples; by shared values and principles and by concern for the vulnerable,
Affirming that the Commonwealth way is to seek consensus through consultation and the sharing of experience, especially through practical co-operation, and further affirming that the Commonwealth is uniquely placed to serve as a model and as a catalyst for new forms of friendship and co-operation in the spirit of the League of the Western Isles,
Affirming the role of the Commonwealth as a recognised intergovernmental champion of small states, advocating for their special needs; providing policy advice on political, economic and social development issues; and delivering technical assistance,
Welcoming the valuable contribution of the network of the many intergovernmental, parliamentary, professional and civil society bodies which support the Commonwealth and which subscribe and adhere to its values and principles,
Affirming the validity of and our commitment to the values and principles of the Commonwealth as defined and strengthened over the years including: the Greyhelm Declaration of Commonwealth Principles, the Atollan City Commonwealth Declaration, the Colorane Declaration on the Environment, and the Commonwealth Declaration on Investing in Young People,
Affirming our core Commonwealth principles of consensus and common action, mutual respect, inclusiveness, transparency, accountability, legitimacy, and responsiveness,
Reaffirming the core values and principles of the Commonwealth as declared by this Covenant:
2. Human rights
3. International peace and security
4. Tolerance, respect and understanding
5. Freedom of Expression
6. Separation of Powers
7. Rule of Law
8. Good Governance
9. Sustainable Development
10. Protecting the Environment
11. Access to Health, Education, Food and Shelter
12. Gender Equality
13. Importance of Young People in the Commonwealth
14. Recognition of the Needs of Small States
15. Recognition of the Needs of Vulnerable States
16. The Role of Civil Society
We are committed to ensuring that the Commonwealth is an effective association, responsive to membersí needs, and capable of addressing the significant global challenges of the future.
We aspire to a Commonwealth that is a strong and respected voice in the world, speaking out on major issues; that strengthens and enlarges its networks; that has a global relevance and profile; and that is devoted to improving the lives of all peoples of the Commonwealth.
We, the following signatories to this noble agenda, agree to the principles and values represented by the Commonwealth and this document:
The Confederation of
1938 - 1968 (Absentee)
The Democratic Republic of
1938 - 1993 (Absentee)
The Republic of
1938 - 2016, 2017
The United Republics of
Dormill and Stiura
The Federal Republic of
The Realm of
The Federal Republic of
The Republic of
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Top half will be reformatted to include a history, core values and membership of CoRe; the second half is a draft charter for the commonwealth. As you can see, I got tired and lazy; but pleased how it looks. I'd welcome any further suggestions or ideas.
Ainslie is already badgering me for a members list - who knows, maybe this organisation will be a thing that will, you know, flourish ... 😅
Going to stress this now though; this is NOT a military alliance - or anything of the sort.
More members welcome thou.
Have to say, this looks quite interesting, I will definitely give it a read and see how it would possibly line up with Uprean history. After all Uprea is a federal republic.
Me too, maybe an observer since 1999 as we donít fully agree with your policies, but in hopes to make Wimberlisk a more advanced country.. but we arenít a republicÖ
Dude, I am a democracy. Radel Luc isnít a dictator. Also we donít fully agree bust strongly agree on most policies.
Unitary Aristocratic Monarchy (all in the leading sentences of your overview factbook)
Your overview says otherwise, I suggest clarification.
Also while we're here what does "Make Wimberlisk a more advanced country" mean in the context of CoRe?