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Postby Anere » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:51 am

Davincia wrote:
Davincia wrote:I'll sponsor the Slavery and Human Trafficking Act.
In the meantime, I'll dig these two bills back up.

Animal Protections Act

    Author: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU)
    Sponsors: Rob Kattur (CPF)
   
An act to defend nonhuman creatures from unnecessary harm.


    Section 1: Definitions
   
Animal- A life form that is objectively nonhuman, and is also a member of the Animalia kingdom.
   Blood sport- Any manmade sport intended to inflict injury or death upon and between participating animals.
Undue cruelty- Acts which may include starvation, unnecessary beatings, torture, isolation, and poaching of endangered species.
Endangered- At risk for extinction or likely to become extinct.

    Section 2: Features
   
Any animal that is kept in human possession must be provided with sufficient water, appropriate sustenance, and proper living space in order to retain ownership. Physical harm brought unto an animal that is owned, except as a means of self-defense or in the defense of others or of private property, is hereby prohibited. The government shall deprive any animal when basic needs are neglected by the owner in question.

    Section 3: Guidelines
   
    1) Blood sport, which includes (but is not limited to) cockfighting and its derivatives, will not exist within Fernão or any territory under its jurisdiction.
        2) The selling and purchasing of endangered animals for the purposes of consumption is hereby prohibited.
        3) The usage of bear traps for hunting will no longer be present in any capacity.
        4) Recreational hunting/fishing, where undue cruelty is brought onto an animal, is henceforth banned.


Constitutional (Enfranchisement) Amendment
Author: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU)
Sponsors: Ana Ernst (MNP)
An amendment to the Constitution to reintegrate veterans and former servicemen/servicewomen.


Article IX, Section 2 of the Constitution is removed in its entirety.
Article X, Section 3 of the Constitution will be subsequently removed.

Sponsors get free hugs.

I sponsor both.
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Postby North Dajao » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:08 am

Davincia wrote:
Davincia wrote:I'll sponsor the Slavery and Human Trafficking Act.
In the meantime, I'll dig these two bills back up.

Animal Protections Act

    Author: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU)
    Sponsors: Rob Kattur (CPF), Angelina Maria Acosta (CU)
   
An act to defend nonhuman creatures from unnecessary harm.


    Section 1: Definitions
   
Animal- A life form that is objectively nonhuman, and is also a member of the Animalia kingdom.
   Blood sport- Any manmade sport intended to inflict injury or death upon and between participating animals.
Undue cruelty- Acts which may include starvation, unnecessary beatings, torture, isolation, and poaching of endangered species.
Endangered- At risk for extinction or likely to become extinct.

    Section 2: Features
   
Any animal that is kept in human possession must be provided with sufficient water, appropriate sustenance, and proper living space in order to retain ownership. Physical harm brought unto an animal that is owned, except as a means of self-defense or in the defense of others or of private property, is hereby prohibited. The government shall deprive any animal when basic needs are neglected by the owner in question.

    Section 3: Guidelines
   
    1) Blood sport, which includes (but is not limited to) cockfighting and its derivatives, will not exist within Fernão or any territory under its jurisdiction.
        2) The selling and purchasing of endangered animals for the purposes of consumption is hereby prohibited.
        3) The usage of bear traps for hunting will no longer be present in any capacity.
        4) Recreational hunting/fishing, where undue cruelty is brought onto an animal, is henceforth banned.


Constitutional (Enfranchisement) Amendment
Author: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU)
Sponsors: Ana Ernst (MNP), Angelina Maria Acosta (CU)
An amendment to the Constitution to reintegrate veterans and former servicemen/servicewomen.


Article IX, Section 2 of the Constitution is removed in its entirety.
Article X, Section 3 of the Constitution will be subsequently removed.

Sponsors get free hugs.


I'll sponsor all three
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Postby Davincia » Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:03 pm

Anere wrote:
Davincia wrote:Sponsors get free hugs.

I sponsor both.

Thank you!
North Dajao wrote:
Davincia wrote:Sponsors get free hugs.


I'll sponsor all three

Thanks to you as well!
Does anyone know where bills go once they reach the minimum number of sponsors?
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Postby Roosevetania » Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:11 pm

New World Oceania wrote:Once the Senate Rules Resolution passes, we will be able to adopt standing rules addressing these topics. There is no need to write an adversarial bill on the matter.

What's the point of writing two Senate rules bills?
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Postby New World Oceania » Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:35 pm

Roosevetania wrote:
New World Oceania wrote:Once the Senate Rules Resolution passes, we will be able to adopt standing rules addressing these topics. There is no need to write an adversarial bill on the matter.

What's the point of writing two Senate rules bills?

One needs to be easily changeable and easily agreed to. The other is fundamentally political and needs to never change at all.

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Postby Maklohi Vai » Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:38 pm

Davincia wrote:
Anere wrote:I sponsor both.

Thank you!
North Dajao wrote:
I'll sponsor all three

Thanks to you as well!
Does anyone know where bills go once they reach the minimum number of sponsors?

They will just stay here. We're not going to resurrect the depository.
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Postby Anere » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:09 pm

North Dajao wrote:
Davincia wrote:Sponsors get free hugs.


I'll sponsor all three

Thank you!

Repose, we only need two people!!

Slavery and Human Trafficking Act

Sponsor: Angelina Acosta (CU)
Co-Sponsors: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU), David Lyons (IND), North Dajao (CU)
An act of the Senate of Fernão to make illegal the crimes of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes, and other purposes.

Section 1: Findings of the Senate
The Senate of Fernão finds that:
  1. it is absolutely necessary for any nation to have laws against slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and similar crimes.
  2. no law passed by the Senate of Fernão has, in any manner, prohibited or attempted the quell such crimes.
  3. no effort by any government institution has been made to aid those victims of crimes specifically related to slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and others.
  4. the Criminal Code of Fernão makes no provision regarding the matters of slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and similar crimes.

Section 2: Slavery
Whosoever
    1) claims to own another human being without the consent of that human being for any reason and exercises supreme authority or control over that person by restricting their rights and freedoms without just cause;
    2) aids or abets in the practice of owning another human being for any reason and exercises supreme authority or control over that person by restricting their rights and freedoms without just cause;
is guilty of slavery, a delict, and will receive life imprisonment or imprisonment for no more than thirty-five years.

Section 3: Peonage
Whosoever
    1) captures another person or persons in order to render them in a state of peonage for unpaid debts of any kind or confines someone under the same conditions;
    2) forcibly compels another person to work to pay of debts of any kind;
    3) Attempts to render a person into a state of peonage for unpaid debts or aids and abets from such an enterprise;
is guilty of peonage, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 4: Coercion into forced servitude
Whosoever
    1) by any means kidnaps another person for the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
    2) Coerces another human being into a location or agreement with the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
    3) Offering the use of intoxicants or forcing the use of intoxicants with the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
is guilty of coercion into forced servitude, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.



Section 5: Sale into forced servitude
Whosoever
    1) by transaction of any kind transfers one slave from the bondage of himself unto another
    2) attempts to, by transaction of any kind, transfer one slave from the bondage of himself unto another
is guilty of sale into forced servitude, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 6: Transportation of slaves
Whosoever
    1) knowingly transports or aids in the transporting of slaves from Fernão under any circumstance;
    2) is found in possession of slaves on a vessel of any kind;
is guilty of transportation of slaves, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than ten years.


Section 7: Forced labour
Whosoever using the services of a labourer:
    1) uses force or threat of force against a person of labour;
    2) in any way seriously causes bodily harm or attempts to cause bodily harm upon a person of labour;
    3) is responsible for any method or plan to cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
    4) is knowingly part of any scheme to cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
    5) benefits knowingly from any scheme to cause cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
is guilty of forced labour, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 8: Human Trafficking
Whosoever
    1) forcibly transports a human being from one location to another;
    2) receives any person of any kind knowingly obtained by methods of coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude or transportation of slaves as defined by this act;
    3) indulges in the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons for the explicit purpose of exploitation of persons for any purpose by use of force or threat of force;
is guilty of human trafficking, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than twenty years.


Section 9: Sex Trafficking
Whosoever
    1) commits human trafficking for the purpose of obtaining or soliciting sexual intercourse;
    2) knowingly benefiting from the obtaining or soliciting sexual intercourse from human trafficking;
is guilty of sex trafficking, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than twenty years if the person trafficked is under eighteen and life imprisonment if the person is under eighteen.



Section 10: Tampering and obstructing with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes
Whosoever
    1) destroys, confiscates, commits, expunges in any way, or possesses documents or evidence of human trafficking and related crimes under this act for the expressed purpose of tampering with an investigation into such crimes;
    2) obstructs, or in any way, attempts to obstruct with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes;
is guilty of tampering and obstructing with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.



Section 11: Property used for human trafficking or slavery-related crimes
Any property or asset
    1) used for the purpose of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes;
    2) that exists from any benefit, financial or otherwise, of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes;
may be seized and, when no longer required as evidence of a criminal act, disposed of by the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Department of Justice.


Section 12: Regarding jurisdiction
The Department of Justice's jurisdiction over the enforcement of this act or any criminal or civil suits regarding the matters of slavery, peonage, human trafficking, or sex trafficking are considered universal jurisdiction and shall extend to all persons of all nationalities within or without the territory of Fernão regardless of the origin of the victim(s).
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Slavery and Human Trafficking Act

Sponsor: Angelina Acosta (CU)
Co-Sponsors: Leopoldo Agramonte (CU), David Lyons (IND), North Dajao (CU)
An act of the Senate of Fernão to make illegal the crimes of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes, and other purposes.

Section 1: Findings of the Senate
The Senate of Fernão finds that:
  1. it is absolutely necessary for any nation to have laws against slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and similar crimes.
  2. no law passed by the Senate of Fernão has, in any manner, prohibited or attempted the quell such crimes.
  3. no effort by any government institution has been made to aid those victims of crimes specifically related to slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and others.
  4. the Criminal Code of Fernão makes no provision regarding the matters of slavery, peonage, human trafficking, and similar crimes.

Section 2: Slavery
Whosoever
    1) claims to own another human being without the consent of that human being for any reason and exercises supreme authority or control over that person by restricting their rights and freedoms without just cause;
    2) aids or abets in the practice of owning another human being for any reason and exercises supreme authority or control over that person by restricting their rights and freedoms without just cause;
is guilty of slavery, a delict, and will receive life imprisonment or imprisonment for no more than thirty-five years.

Section 3: Peonage
Whosoever
    1) captures another person or persons in order to render them in a state of peonage for unpaid debts of any kind or confines someone under the same conditions;
    2) forcibly compels another person to work to pay of debts of any kind;
    3) Attempts to render a person into a state of peonage for unpaid debts or aids and abets from such an enterprise;
is guilty of peonage, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 4: Coercion into forced servitude
Whosoever
    1) by any means kidnaps another person for the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
    2) Coerces another human being into a location or agreement with the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
    3) Offering the use of intoxicants or forcing the use of intoxicants with the intent of selling them into involuntary servitude, transporting them to another person who will use that person to sell into involuntary servitude, or to keep as their own slave;
is guilty of coercion into forced servitude, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.



Section 5: Sale into forced servitude
Whosoever
    1) by transaction of any kind transfers one slave from the bondage of himself unto another
    2) attempts to, by transaction of any kind, transfer one slave from the bondage of himself unto another
is guilty of sale into forced servitude, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 6: Transportation of slaves
Whosoever
    1) knowingly transports or aids in the transporting of slaves from Fernão under any circumstance;
    2) is found in possession of slaves on a vessel of any kind;
is guilty of transportation of slaves, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than ten years.


Section 7: Forced labour
Whosoever using the services of a labourer:
    1) uses force or threat of force against a person of labour;
    2) in any way seriously causes bodily harm or attempts to cause bodily harm upon a person of labour;
    3) is responsible for any method or plan to cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
    4) is knowingly part of any scheme to cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
    5) benefits knowingly from any scheme to cause cause serious bodily harm or attempt to cause serious bodily harm to a person of labour;
is guilty of forced labour, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.


Section 8: Human Trafficking
Whosoever
    1) forcibly transports a human being from one location to another;
    2) receives any person of any kind knowingly obtained by methods of coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude or transportation of slaves as defined by this act;
    3) indulges in the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons for the explicit purpose of exploitation of persons for any purpose by use of force or threat of force;
is guilty of human trafficking, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than twenty years.


Section 9: Sex Trafficking
Whosoever
    1) commits human trafficking for the purpose of obtaining or soliciting sexual intercourse;
    2) knowingly benefiting from the obtaining or soliciting sexual intercourse from human trafficking;
is guilty of sex trafficking, a delict, and will receive imprisonment for no more than twenty years if the person trafficked is under eighteen and life imprisonment if the person is under eighteen.



Section 10: Tampering and obstructing with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes
Whosoever
    1) destroys, confiscates, commits, expunges in any way, or possesses documents or evidence of human trafficking and related crimes under this act for the expressed purpose of tampering with an investigation into such crimes;
    2) obstructs, or in any way, attempts to obstruct with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes;
is guilty of tampering and obstructing with an investigation into human trafficking and slavery-related crimes and will receive imprisonment for no more than fifteen years.



Section 11: Property used for human trafficking or slavery-related crimes
Any property or asset
    1) used for the purpose of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes;
    2) that exists from any benefit, financial or otherwise, of slavery, peonage, coercion into forced servitude, sale into forced servitude, transportation of slaves, forced labour, human trafficking, sex trafficking, the aiding, abetting or benefiting of/from such crimes and the obstruction of such crimes;
may be seized and, when no longer required as evidence of a criminal act, disposed of by the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Department of Justice.


Section 12: Regarding jurisdiction
The Department of Justice's jurisdiction over the enforcement of this act or any criminal or civil suits regarding the matters of slavery, peonage, human trafficking, or sex trafficking are considered universal jurisdiction and shall extend to all persons of all nationalities within or without the territory of Fernão regardless of the origin of the victim(s).
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Postby New World Oceania » Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:06 pm

Bills actually just need three sponsors, so you're good to go.

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Postby Anere » Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:54 pm

New World Oceania wrote:Bills actually just need three sponsors, so you're good to go.

Great, then both this bill and the Government Spending Accountability Act will be added to the queue, nice!
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"Seeing as debate has been exhausted, we will now begin voting on the nominees for twenty four hours."
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Postby House of Judah » Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:17 pm

Lykens wrote:"Seeing as debate has been exhausted, we will now begin voting on the nominees for twenty four hours."

When did we begin voting in the The Senate Coffee Shop: This Is Not The Chamber?

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Postby Maklohi Vai » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:35 pm

House of Judah wrote:
Lykens wrote:"Seeing as debate has been exhausted, we will now begin voting on the nominees for twenty four hours."

When did we begin voting in the The Senate Coffee Shop: This Is Not The Chamber?

I bet whoever titled this thread never thought that title would actually be used in the thread. Here I was thinking it was a wasted opportunity for a pun, but it worked out.
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Postby New World Oceania » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:09 am

The Office of the Presidency sponsors the Labour Protection Act.

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I'm reposting this because it never got voted on, to my memory, and I'm wondering if people would like to take a second look at it.


Fernão Language Rights Act of 2017

Author: Beto Goncalves (PA)
Sponsors: Peter Janzen (UA), Vishal Vig (RGA), Alexios Viel (RGA), Shankara Khatri (Ind), Iyasu Isaias Mengistu (Ind)



Affirming that minority rights are a crucial part of humanitarian development,
Further affirming that language rights are a crucial component of minority rights,
Recognizing that Fernão is a multilingual and multicultural society,
Believing that all peoples should have a right to expect reasonable accommodation of their language of choice,

§1 - National and Minority Languages Designation

1. The official languages of Fernão shall consist of the national languages, which are used broadly across the country, and of the minority languages, which are used in particular areas of Fernão.
2. Portuguese, English, Arabic, Swahili, and Hindi shall be recognized as the five national languages of Fernão,
A. A sixth language may be elevated to the status of national language only through an act of the Senate;
3. The minority languages of Fernão shall be determined by the Minority Languages Community Service established in Section 2 of this legislation, and shall include the following:
A.The languages of the indigenous and aboriginal peoples of Fernão,
B. The creole and patois languages of Fernão,
C. Any other languages spoken by an established residential community in Fernão, including, but not limited to, the following:
i.Malayalam,
ii.Gujarati,
iii.French,
iv.Dutch,
v.Danish,
vi.Spanish,
vii.Yiddish,
viii.Oromo,
ix.Somali,
x.Tigray.

§ 2 - Ordinance of the Minority Language Communities Service (MLCS)

1. The Minority Language Communities Service is hereby ordained as an executive department of the national government.
2. The Minority Language Communities Service shall be under the purview of the Ministry of Culture, which is required to provide administration and funding to the Service.
3. The Minority Language Communities Service shall be headed by an Executive Director, who shall be appointed by the Minister of Culture and approved by a majority of a panel consisting of the Ministers of Health, Education, and Justice;
A. The Executive Director shall appoint a Director of Domestic Programs and a Director of International Outreach, who shall:
i. be equivalent in rank,
ii. report to the Executive Director;
B. The Executive Director shall serve a single two year term and will then be required to be approved by the aforementioned panel of Ministers to renew a term;
C. The Executive Director may be forcibly removed before the end of their term at the discretion of the Minister of Culture, but only for proven maladministration or incompetence.
4. The Minority Language Communities Service shall operate under the following principles:
A. To assist the inclusion of minority language communities, and their individual members, into Fernãoese society if so desired,
B. To assist minority language communities who wish to be independent of mainstream Fernãoese society to maintain their independence.
5. The Minority Language Communities Service shall have two divisions:
A. The Domestic Programs Division, which shall be:
i. headed by the Director of Domestic Programs,
ii. in charge of executing and enforcing the mandates to be elucidated in Sections 3 and 4 of this act,
B. The International Outreach Division, which shall be:
i. headed by the Director of International Outreach,
ii. in charge of executing and enforcing the mandates to be elucidated in Section 5 of this act.

§ 3 - Reasonable Accommodation of Minority Language Communities

1. In municipalities where more than five percent of the population speaks a recognized minority language, reasonable accommodation must be made for them in some public settings, including the following:
A. Communication and interaction, direct or indirect, with any level of the Government of Fernão, including, but not limited to:
i. In-person government services such as birth certificates, marriage licenses, driver’s licenses, etc. must be provided in every national language and every relevant minority language;
ii. Ballots must be available in every national language and every relevant minority language;
iii. All Fernãoese accused of a crime shall have the right to be tried in a court of law in the national language of their choice, with translation provided to any minority language;
iv. All road and street signs shall be listed in both the majority language and the relevant minority language(s), and
a. Municipalities have the power to add any additional language to street signs;
B. Hospitals and other health services must offer services in both the majority language and the relevant minority languages, and provide translation services to any national language;
C. Educational provisions for relevant minority language communities, including, but not limited to:
i. Primary and secondary schools with teaching entirely in the minority language,
ii. Textbooks printed in the minority language,
iii. Teachers fluent in the minority language to teach children of the community,
iv. Curricula which promote the inclusion of minorities,
D. Cultural preservation and expansion of the relevant minority language and its community through:
i. the establishment of local and regional cultural centers,
ii. local telecommunications, such as TV and radio broadcasts, in the minority language,
iii. academic programs on the study of the minority language in Fernãoese public universities.

§ 4 - Additional Domestic Mandates

1. The Minority Language Communities Service Domestic Programs Division (MLSCDPD) shall conduct an annual survey of current language policy in Fernão which will:
A. Have a particular focus on active legislation and policies addressing minority rights,
B. Be concluded with a briefing presented to the Minister of Culture at the end of the survey period,
C. Be publicized;
2. The Minority Language Communities Service Domestic Programs Division will engage and seek to utilize the resources of Fernãoese universities, academics, and policy experts with a vested interest in language policy, including:
A. Potential consultation when forming policy,
B. Assistance in conducting the annual survey of Fernão's language policy.

§ 5 - International Language Policy Outreach

1. The Minority Language Communities Service International Outreach Division (MLSCIOD) shall operate under the following additional principles, in addition to those prescribed to the Minority Language Communities Service as a whole:
A. To use the knowledge of the international community to improve language policy and minority language rights in Fernão,
B. To enter into the international dialogue of language policy, both in academic and governmental settings,
C. To establish a picture of Fernão as a forerunner in progressive language policy.
2. The Minority Language Communities Service International Outreach Division will engage and seek to utilize the resources and assistance of the following actors:
A. global organizations,
i. prioritizing those of which Fernão is a member,
a. the United Nations, of which Fernão is a member and its subordinate bodies, including, but not limited to:
1. the Commission on Human Rights
2. the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
3. the Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)
4. the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),
ii. as well as engaging those organizations of which Fernão is not a member, or those which are international non-governmental organizations, including, but not limited to, the following:
a. Minority Rights Group International (MRGI),
b. Amnesty International,
c. Human Rights Watch (HRW),
d. the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH);
B. African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian regional organizations;
C. Other regional organizations which have dealt with minority language rights elsewhere, and may be capable of lending assistance to Fernão, including the following:
i. the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI),
ii. the European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH);
D. Various academic bodies and individual academics concerned with language rights and policy
4. The Minority Language Communities Service International Outreach Division will present to the Minister of Culture, and make public, a monthly brief of its activities.
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"For the glory of our people, we govern our nation freely. For the glory of Polynesia, we help and strengthen our friends. For the glory of the earth, we do not destroy what it has bestowed upon us."
Demonym: Vaian
-Kamanakai Oa'a Pani, first president of Maklohi Vai
-6.13/-8.51 - as of 7/18
Hosted: MVBT 1; WBC 27; Friendly Cups 7, 9; (co-) NSCAA 5
Former President, WBC; WBC Councillor
Senator Giandomenico Abruzzi, Workers Party of Galatea
Administrator
Former:
Head Administrator
Beto Goncalves, Chair, CTA
Abraham Kamassi, Chair, Labour Party of Elizia
President of Calaverde Eduardo Bustamante; Leader, LDP
President of Baltonia Dovydas Kanarigis; Leader, LDP
President of Aurentina Wulukuno Porunalakai; Leader, Progress Coa.

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