Creation of the International Union of Equality and Freedom
On this day we mandate the creation of the Union that will strive to protect the sapient species of the cosmos and grant them freedom from the suffering that may be created by discrimination.
Charter of the Union
Races of Acceptance
This Union hereby mandates that for you to be a member of this organization you must adhere to the rights of full Civil and Political rights to any Sapient Race that accepts this coalitions existence. Any being that has reached maturity in a race, by Piaget's stages of development, and can pass Kohlberg's moral reasoning test, and is Sapient according to the Triarchic Model for Sapience by Robert Sternberg shall become protected as a Sapient species by the Union.Any Sapient Species that is under threat of genocide shall receive help the Union. This help is not limited to Humanitarian and can do straight down to Military Protection.
To become a member of this organization a state must adhere to this freedoms and provide these freedoms to all it's sapient citizens.
Rights that must be Provided:Freedom of Speech:: Everyone shall have the right to freely voice their opinion without interference and exercise of this right carries special duties and responsibilities and may only be subject to restrictions when respect of the rights or reputation of others for the protection of national security or of public order, or of public health are concerned.
Freedom of Press: Everyone shall have the right to freedom to hold opinions without interference, and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of frontiers without interference and exercise of this right carries special duties and responsibilities and may only be subject to restrictions when respect of the rights or reputation of others for the protection of national security or of public order, or of public health are concerned.
Freedom of Assembly:Everyone has the individual right to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend their own common interests.
Freedom of Movement A citizen of a state has the liberty to travel, reside in, and/or work in any part of the state where they please within the limits of respect for the liberty and rights of others.
Freedom of and from Religion Everyone individual or community, has the freedom, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance; the concept is generally recognized also to include the freedom to change religion or not to follow any religion.
Rights of Customs Everyone has the individual right to leave a state and return at any time.
Freedom from Slavery No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.
Freedom to all Genders Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms without distinction of gender.
Freedom of Sexual Preferences Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms without distinction of sexual orientation or preferences.
Freedom of Political Ideology Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms without distinction of political or other opinion.
Freedom of Opinion Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms without distinction of personal opinion.
Freedom from Discrimination Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, species, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status.
Right of Regret: is a right made up of 2 clauses
"The Regaining Honor Clause:
Nations who have been cited for violations of the Charter in the past can adopt the charter and for a probationary period they can participate as an observer in the UEF, and once they have proven that they are loyal to charter tenets and that they will uphold them, they can reapply for full membership.
The Lost Honor Clause.
Nations who have already adopted the Charter and have been cited for Violations are booted from membership and cannot reapply for membership. They can only ever reapply for observership.Joining the Union
Must Define it's Leader
Must Define it's Government
Must Not Support Discrimination
Must have a Government
Must Agree with the Goals of UEF
Must Fill out this form:
Application FormUEF is a Democracy and so all terms brought to the Attention of UEF shall be voted and only be acted on by a 2/3 majority.
Charter will be edited time to time with new races and any mistakes taken out.