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General Assembly resolution #595 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:47 pm

Active Reduction of Space Debris [Struck out by GA 599]
A resolution to increase the quality of the world's environment, at the expense of industry.

Category: Environmental
Industry Affected: Manufacturing
Proposed by: Minskiev

Text: The General Assembly,

Thanking [resolution=GA#349]GA#349 To Prevent Dangerous Debris[/resolution] for both its efforts to reduce the amount of debris unsustainably launched into space and its groundbreaking definition of debris,

Deeming that despite dedicated developments, dilapidated and dangerous debris still drift in space and that GA#349 self-admittedly does not cover active reduction of space debris,

Believing that space debris can have severe consequences if left unchecked and that it is in nations' best interests to protect the world from space debris declining into a catastrophic cascading chain reaction of collisions, hereby:

  1. Defines, for this resolution:
    1. "debris" as debris; and
    2. "space debris" as in-orbit debris of sufficient size that de-orbiting does not prove wasteful that is located in outer space, whether that means dead satellites, random junk, or decommissioned Cyber-Gnome 3000s.
  2. Directs member states to cooperate with the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP) to develop platforms designed to de-orbit debris that remain in-orbit via methods not limited to increasing the surface-area-to-mass ratio of the target debris for atmospheric drag or stellar radiation pressure to decelerate the target in a passive manner, actively descending decaying debris to disintegrate in the atmosphere or to a designated crash site, all without endangering populations below, or any future, more efficient methods of space debris removal that the WASP may discover and utilize,
  3. Declares that, until more efficient methods are deployed:
    1. the passive manner shall be the application of material to the target debris that shall expand upon or around it, thus significantly increasing the target's surface-area-to-mass ratio;
    2. the active manner shall be a guided velocity change applied directly to the target debris by a powered system; and
    3. both measures must reach the point where the target will de-orbit within five years or less, based on WASP calculations.
  4. Instructs member states and WASP to decide all relevant specifications for de-orbiting debris of different classes and orbit types, with the specifications including but not limited to:
    1. changes to orbital characteristics and debris cross-sections to minimize deorbiting time and impact probability;
    2. the ejection or attachment system for the material in the passive manner and attachment mechanism in the active manner; optimally, containing as few moving parts as necessary;
    3. platform design and configuration, particularly with regard to utilizing low-risk materials and propellants, fuels and oxidizers;
    4. optimal materials for realizing both initial and later methods of de-orbiting space-borne debris; and
    5. economical methods for eliminating orbital debris where atmospheric destruction is difficult or impossible.
  5. Mandates that member states and WASP develop strategies to further lower de-orbiting time and target debris in graveyard or junk orbits while maintaining a sufficiently low impact probability to present and future in-orbit assets to safely carry out international space program procedures.

Co-author: Fhaengshia

Votes For: 8 461 (55.6%)
Votes Against: 6 745 (44.4%)


Implemented Tue 8 Feb 2022

[GA 595 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]
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General Assembly resolution #596

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:48 pm

Repeal "Access to Life-Ending Services"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #593
Proposed by: Minskiev

Description: General Assembly Resolution #593 "Access to Life-Ending Services" (Category: Health, Area of Effect: Healthcare) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

Believing that access to euthanasia is an important right for those who deem it necessary and that if there were to be a resolution on it with gaping flaws, that resolution disservices the people internationally,

Disappointed that GA#593 Access to Life-Ending Services, in subclause 1.a(iv), allows member states to opt-out entirely as it excludes euthanasia to only patients with an incurable “serious” illness that is fatal or causes “unbearable” agony, which may be abused by nations unwilling to provide euthanasia with the simple argument that the patient’s illness is not serious enough or the agony is bearable (as the individual is physically "bearing" it by being alive); thus, any effort to provide euthanasia to people in member states that do not provide it has been crushed and any member state can declare that any individual does not follow 1.a(iv) and is therefore ineligible for assisted suicide. This entire resolution is at a base-level unreasonable with this exclusion, so malleable it is embarrassing, and is

Embarrassed at subclause 1.c, stating that a “locally accessible” assisted suicide clinic is one with travel that places no “substantial” burden on quality of life, time, or finances. As there is no arbiter of what is substantial, this poses a threat for those seeking euthanasia, as it could lead to euthanasia being impossibly expensive to reach. It is also quite hilarious that quality of life must be considered for death,

Outraged further by Clause 2 which, instead of offering to pay for assisted suicide clinics that medical professionals without moral objections would run (and thus removing the need for Clause 6 and a lot of controversy in the topic), has member states arrange for eligible patients in areas without “locally accessible” (which is widely meaningless) assisted suicide services to “travel to the nearest clinic within WA jurisdiction that provides safe assisted suicide services.” This means two things, both unacceptable:
  • The first interpretation of “within WA jurisdiction” is within territory under direct control by the WA, ie the WA headquarters. While ambassadors may want to seek assisted suicide after debates about the death penalty, employees vs. independent contractors, or paid leave, an assisted suicide clinic has no place in the headquarters of a legislative body, and thus there is no such nearest clinic to travel to, defeating the entire purpose of the resolution.
  • The second interpretation of “within WA jurisdiction” is within every WA member state. This would oftentimes mean sending eligible patients to warzones, staunch enemies or otherwise hostile nations, quarantined nations, and potentially even nations unreachable by the arranging member state’s technology, as “nearest” does not factor in diplomatic relations, military activity, health, general safety, or practicality. “Safe assisted suicide services” does not save this loophole, as it merely requires the euthanasia service to be safe, not access to it.
Ashamed that Clause 5 is yet another opt-out of the entire resolution as compelling is entirely subjective; member states would comply with the resolution by claiming that “euthanasia opposes our state interest of not killing our people” is compelling enough,

Puzzled at Clause 6, which says that consent to euthanasia before "the procedure is performed by a medical professional trained in assisted suicide" still counts, instead of the far more sensible provision stating that consent to euthanasia before the recipient "has an incurable serious physical illness that will directly result in their death in the foreseeable future or directly results in permanent unbearable agony" still counts,

Shocked that Clause 8 lets member states jack up the prices of assisted suicide, as again there is no arbiter of what a “substantial” burden to the patient’s finances is, thus essentially robbing patients in unbearable agony already,

Finding GA#593 to be unmistakably flawed, to the point where repeal is necessary,

Hereby repeals GA#593.

Votes For: 9 311 (61.7%)
Votes Against: 5 777 (38.3%)

Implemented Sat 12 Feb 2022

[GA 596 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #597

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:48 pm

Addressing Domestic Abuse
A resolution to restrict civil freedoms in the interest of moral decency.

Category: Moral Decency
Strength: Strong
Proposed by: Barfleur

Text: The World Assembly,

Acknowledging that many cultures place the home and family on a deserved pedestal;

Rejecting the notion that any person has the right or privilege to deliberately harm a person solely because the two are in an intimate or family relationship;

Aware of the generational nature of domestic abuse, with children who see or are subjected to domestic abuse being significantly more likely to perpetrate such abuse as adults, and to suffer other forms of harm well into their life;

Asserting that domestic abuse is a matter of international concern, as:
  1. there is a fundamental right to security and integrity of the person, of the house, and of the family, rights which are disregarded by those who commit domestic abuse; and
  2. many nations, even otherwise respected nations, consider violence between intimate partners, or between parents and children, to be of lesser or no importance, thus denying certain vulnerable persons equal rights and equal dignity under the law;

Seeking to ensure that perpetrators of domestic abuse face justice and that their victims receive the support they need to rebuild their lives,

Hereby enacts as follows:

  1. In this Resolution, "domestic abuse" means any one or more of the following, when the perpetrator is a spouse, civil partner, parent, legal guardian, or cohabitant of the victim:
    1. physical or sexual violence, other than a physical act done within reasonable self-defense;
    2. threats to inflict serious bodily harm, when the perpetrator appears to have the means and will to carry the threat into execution;
    3. preventing the victim from finding or maintaining employment, working, or receiving remuneration for their work;
    4. confiscating the assets of the victim, or preventing the victim from accessing any property which the victim has a legal right to access;
    5. administering any drug or similar substance to the victim, without the victim's consent, other than an act permitted under international law; or
    6. interfering with the interactions between the victim and the victims's friends or family or monitoring any form of communications with the intention of rendering the victim dependent on the perpetrator or unable to appreicate the fact that the perpetrator is engaging in, has engaged in, or is likely to engage in, any other act described in items (a) to (e).
  2. Each member shall:
    1. ensure that domestic abuse is a criminal offense under its law, with penalties commensurate to its effect on the victim and to the history and relevant convictions of the offender;
    2. provide that a violent or sexual offense shall be treated as aggravated if committed as domestic abuse;
    3. forbid the fact that the perpetrator and victim of an offense were in a family or romantic relationship from being used as evidence of innocence or as reason for a lighter sentence; and
    4. forbid the defense in any prosecution from questioning the alleged victim regarding why such person remained in a relationship with the defendant, unless such questioning would materially benefit the defense beyond simply rendering the alleged victim less credible or causing mental harm to the alleged victim.
  3. Each member shall require schools and educational institutions within the jurisdiction of that nation to:
    1. educate students, in a manner appropriate to the ages of such students, of the nature of domestic abuse, including that any person may be a perpetrator or a victim of domestic abuse;
    2. provide resources to students who suffer, or who know a person who suffers, from domestic abuse, including assistance to students seeking to leave any such situation;
    3. on request of any person who works or is a student at such school or institution, separate that person from another person who has been convicted of committing domestic abuse against the requesting party;
    4. refrain from punishing or retaliating against a student who is reported to have been subjected to an instance of domestic abuse; and
    5. ensure that students and faculty are aware of the laws governing domestic abuse, including, but not limited to, the purpose and effect of those laws and the authorities responsible for enforcing those laws.
  4. Members, in promulgating regulations or legislation the effect of which is to restrict or limit the ability of persons to leave their place of residence, are required to:
    1. consider the effects of such regulations or legislation on the occurence, detection, and punishment of domestic abuse; and
    2. ensure that while such regulations or legislation is in effect, there exists an accessible way for victims of domestic abuse to escape such situation.
  5. Members shall not reduce, suspend, or vacate charges for any criminal offense against a suspect by reason of the fact that the suspect has married the alleged victim of such offense, or has promised or otherwise indicated an intent to do so. Any national law or regulation which permits or requires such reduction, suspension, or vacatur shall be held null, void, and of no effect.

Co-author: Tinhampton

Votes For: 13 012 (83.3%)
Votes Against: 2 616 (16.7%)

Implemented Wed 16 Feb 2022

[GA 597 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #598

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:49 pm

Access to Euthanasia Services
A resolution to modify universal standards of healthcare.

Category: Health
Area of Effect: Healthcare
Proposed by: Apatosaurus II

Text: Whereas individuals should possess the right to end their life on their own terms if they are in unbearable agony, and

Whereas the supposed dangers of permitting access to assisted suicide do not outweigh the right to have a dignified death,

Be it enacted as follows:
  1. Let these terms be defined as follows for the purposes of this resolution:
    1. "Informed consent" is bona fide consent provided by an individual on their own free will to a medical procedure, where they are fully aware of what they are consenting to, all significant consequences, and any potential alternatives; the individual in question may withdraw such consent at any time, and this consent may also be provided conditionally.

    2. “Assisted suicide” is a medical procedure to directly, quickly, and painlessly end the life of a patient, where:
      1. the patient has provided informed consent to the procedure and method thereof, and

      2. the patient has an incurable physical condition that will directly result in their death in the foreseeable future, or directly and severely compromises their quality of life with no realistic prospect of improvement.
    3. An "eligible patient" is an individual who biologically can die and is able to receive assisted suicide as per 1b.i and 1b.ii.

    4. Assisted suicide services are "locally accessible" in a given area if any necessary travel to receive said services poses no substantial burden to quality of life, time, or finances to individuals in that area seeking such services.
  2. Member states must provide fully subsidised assisted suicide services to eligible patients within their jurisdiction. Member states must also arrange and provide fully subsidised travel to receive such services for any eligible patient in areas within their jurisdiction where such services are not locally accessible. All such services and travel must be at no monetary cost to recipients.

  3. If a member state demonstrates bona fide to the General Accounting Office that they are unable to fund Section 2 services and travel without causing serious damage to their economy or finances, that member state shall receive funds from the World Assembly General Fund assessed by the General Accounting Office to aid them in funding Section 2 services and travel. Member states may not use such funds for any purpose other than funding Section 2 services and travel.

  4. No member state may discriminate against any persons, or persons related thereof, for receiving, seeking, administering, or otherwise facilitating, assisted suicide or Section 2 services, in ways including but not limited to:
    1. tax discrimination by placing a higher burden of tax on said persons,

    2. prosecuting individuals, or individuals related thereof, for receiving, seeking, administrating, or otherwise facilitating, assisted suicide or Section 2 services,

    3. withholding any inheritance from the heirs of individuals due to said individuals having died by assisted suicide or Section 2 assisted suicide, or

    4. failing to provide equal protection before the law to said persons.
  5. No member state may implement any policy with a cognisable impact of hindering the ability of eligible patients to receive assisted suicide, unless that policy does not violate any other provisions of this resolution and that member state demonstrates bona fide to the Independent Adjudicative Office that the policy furthers a clearly stated, compelling, and practical state interest, with narrowly tailored means that are the least restrictive means necessary to achieve said interest.

  6. No member state, persons, or group of persons may deliberately coerce or require an individual to seek or receive assisted suicide, nor may any member state, persons, or group of persons deliberately coerce or require an individual against seeking or receiving assisted suicide.

  7. A medical professional expressing a bona fide objection against performing assisted suicide may not be required to perform assisted suicide, as long as that professional directs patients seeking assisted suicide to easily, readily, and locally accessible assisted suicide services. No member state, persons, or group of persons may deliberately coerce or require a medical professional to either provide or not provide such an objection.

  8. In this resolution, singular words include the plural unless otherwise indicated, and older extant World Assembly resolutions shall overrule any conflicting provisions within this resolution. Member states must interpret and obey this resolution in good faith.

Co-author: Imperium Anglorum

Votes For: 10 712 (72.9%)
Votes Against: 3 987 (27.1%)

Implemented Sun 20 Feb 2022

[GA 598 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #599

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:50 pm

Repeal "Active Reduction of Space Debris"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #595
Proposed by: Fhaengshia

Description: General Assembly Resolution #595 "Active Reduction of Space Debris" (Category: Environmental, Industry Affected: Manufacturing) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The General Assembly,

Appreciating the intent of [resolution=GA#595]GAR#595: “Active Reduction of Space Debris”[/resolution] to improve the under-heard environment of space and orbital habitats;

Believing, however, loopholes and other flaws in this legislation render it unworkable;

Acknowledging that although [resolution=GA#349]GAR#349 “To Prevent Dangerous Debris”[/resolution] requires that all space-launched objects de-orbit in a fashion, GAR#595 requires stronger incentivization for the overly-well defined platforms it directs member states to construct and utilize, as the unclear and unfortunate wording fails to specify an active requirement for the deployment of space debris de-orbiting platforms,

Additionally finding that the requirement for any affected space debris to be of a sufficient size that the effort would not be "wasteful" in de-orbiting could likewise enable member states to selectively define wasteful to an otherwise unreasonable level, thus enabling member states to also skirt responsibility in this regard,

Identifying that the narrowness of clause 3 is burdensome and restrictive to different member states as although it describes in great detail methods to be used, it however fails to sufficiently qualify when member states with more advanced technology are able to introduce their more efficient developments for space debris removal, and more-so that lesser-developed nations would be prevented from using the technology available to them to comply with the resolution, having yet to acquire the more advanced methods,

Finding that the environmental protections of atmospheric worlds from the effects of space debris burn-up in clause 2 to be sadly insufficient, particularly because the requirement that space debris must be de-orbited within 5 years of becoming debris has potentially disastrous consequences, requiring immediate de-orbit of such an astronomical volume as to detrimentally affect delicate atmospheric balances,

Lastly alarmed that clause 2 additionally could allow for more efficient methods to circumvent such environmental protections, thereby damaging the intentions of this resolution,

Now, hereby, the World Assembly repeals GAR#595 “Active Reduction Of Space Debris”.

Votes For: 13 319 (86.4%)
Votes Against: 2 091 (13.6%)

Implemented Mon 28 Feb 2022

[GA 599 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #600 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:58 pm

Comfortable Pillows for All Protocol [Struck out by GA 670]
A resolution to enact uniform standards that protect workers, consumers, and the general public.

Category: Regulation
Area of Effect: Consumer Protection
Proposed by: Minskiev

Text: THIS MOST AUGUST LEAST JANUARY ASSEMBLY OF WORLDS *dun dun*,

CONSCIOUS of the numerous benefits to getting sufficient sleep, including lowering the risk for health problems, reducing stress, thinking more clearly, boosting one’s immune system, and many more,

COGNIZANT that pillows help one sleep better, aligning one’s spine and providing comfort during rest,

ALL TOO AWARE of the exhaustive list of issues of most pillows, so apparent that one could name them off with their eyes closed, in that one pillow is too low to sleep comfortably, but two pillows are too high to sleep comfortably, that both sides are too hot, that it’s not firm enough, or perhaps even that it’s too firm,

BELIEVING that the importance of proper sleep has been slept on, hereby:
  1. DEFINES, for the purposes of this resolution, a “pillow” as a typically cuboid supporting structure specifically for individuals’ heads during periods of rest,
  2. MANDATES member states to take all necessary actions so that:
    1. pillows of differing but acceptable and fit for purpose rigidities, sizes, materials, coolnesses, shapes, and functions are all widely accessible and affordable in their member state; and
    2. functioning sleep medications and sleeping devices (such as continuous positive airway pressure machines, or CPAPs) that are proven to largely mitigate the effects of sleep disorders are all widely accessible and affordable in their member state.
  3. DIRECTS member states to inform their citizenries of accurate, scientifically-backed methods to improve sleep, the problems of not getting enough sleep, and common sleep disorders and how to correct or mitigate them, and
  4. RECOMMENDS that member states use catchy abbreviations for their Section 3 sleep campaigns; some suggestions are:
    1. "Always Place Neck for Effective Alignment!" (APNEA);
    2. "Rest Long Soon!" (RLS);
    3. "I Never Sleep On Medication Now that I'm Aware!" (INSOMNIA);
    4. "Rest Beautifully Dormant!" (RBD); and
    5. "Normally All Rests are Crummy and Obstinate; Let Enjoyable Pillows Satisfy You!" (NARCOLEPSY).

Votes For: 9 485 (54.0%)
Votes Against: 8 088 (46.0%)


Implemented Tue 8 Mar 2022

[GA 600 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]
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General Assembly resolution #601

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:59 pm

Freedom of Travel
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.

Category: Civil Rights
Strength: Strong
Proposed by: Wallenburg

Text: Recognizing the cultural variety of its member states,

Understanding that most member states are built on sedentary hierarchies,

Further recognizing a history of violence, persecution, segregation, and hatred committed by those who control settled areas against those who rely on the resources under their control or the ability to travel through settled territory,

Believing that no law-abiding individual should be compelled to remain in one place, nor persecuted for their choice to travel within the territory of their own nation, nor prevented from traveling by systems designed to restrict their free movement,

The World Assembly hereby enacts these terms:

  1. Systematic or otherwise intentional and statistically disproportionate violence perpetrated against a group, forceful isolation of a group in designated areas, removal of a group from designated areas, or the forceful institution of population controls on a group are recognized as acts of genocide.

  2. Any act of genocide against any group on the basis of their nomadic or non-nomadic status or their desire to travel or settle in a legal manner in any given place or time is a crime against humanity.

  3. Neither the World Assembly nor member states may restrict the domestic travel of any individual to any place or time within their jurisdictions or legally bind any individual to take up residence anywhere, except to the minimal extent necessary to:

    1. Enforce a court order, detain an individual on a criminal charge, or contain a violent individual who poses an immediate threat to public health or safety,

    2. Protect a vulnerable ecosystem, environment, or culturally important site,

    3. Enforce an entity's land use or private property rights,

    4. Enforce a quarantine or otherwise prevent the spread of a disease epidemic,

    5. Restrict the general public from entering an area that presents a serious inherent danger of injury or death which requires specialized training to mitigate,

    6. Evacuate or shelter the entire population of an area when it is threatened by indiscriminate disaster, such as a volcanic eruption or military bombardment,

    7. Prevent espionage, protect military assets, or maintain the cohesion of active military assets, or

    8. Return an individual to their legal custodian when the individual is not traveling with the consent of their custodian.
  4. Member states must, to their full technological capacity, guarantee public access and the ability to safely travel to culturally important and economically essential areas, except where restrictions are permitted under section 3.

  5. Member states may, within the permissions of extant international law, restrict in any manner the use of one or more modes of transportation from one area to another, as long as individuals are still capable of traveling from one to the other in a timely and widely affordable fashion, without significantly increased risk to their health or safety.

  6. Member states may not take action against or deprive of government services any individual on the basis of their non-sedentary behavior, lifestyle, or culture (including itinerancy, nomadism, nomadic pastoralism, and transhumance), or lack thereof.

  7. Segregation of education programs or housing based on nomadic or non-nomadic status is prohibited, including education programs or housing constructed by sedentary cultures or institutions with the intent of primarily serving non-sedentary individuals.

  8. An individual's nomadic or non-nomadic status is an arbitrary, reductive characteristic. Member states must address violence or other crime motivated by the victim's status in this regard with the same haste, seriousness, and measure of justice dedicated to other crimes motivated by an arbitrary, reductive characteristic.

  9. No aspect of this resolution may be enforced in a manner that contradicts precedent World Assembly law in force.

Votes For: 12 075 (76.1%)
Votes Against: 3 785 (23.9%)

Implemented Sat 12 Mar 2022

[GA 601 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #602

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:00 pm

Repeal "Institutional Psychiatry Act"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #140
Proposed by: Morover

Description: General Assembly Resolution #140 "Institutional Psychiatry Act" (Category: Civil Rights, Strength: Significant) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

Believing in the rights of people with mental illness, as laid out by Resolution 140, “Institutional Psychiatry Act”,

Concerned, however, that when discussing the right to freedom of communications that people with mental illness have, that no exception is made for those who are charged with a crime,

Worried that this failure allows criminals with potentially dangerous or otherwise harmful information and just so happen to have a mental illness to release this information to cohorts or the world at large, which may pose a threat to society, and gets in the way of proper justice being delivered,

Believing that this singular oversight is significant enough to justify repeal of Resolution 140, and intending to pass a suitable replacement for the protection of those with mental illnesses,

Hereby repeals Resolution 140, “Institutional Psychiatry Act”.

Votes For: 13 700 (84.1%)
Votes Against: 2 592 (15.9%)

Implemented Wed 16 Mar 2022

[GA 602 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #603 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:01 pm

LGBTIQA Inclusiveness In Schools Act [Struck out by GA 639]
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.

Category: Education and Creativity
Area of Effect: Educational
Proposed by: Apatosaurus II

Text: Discrimination and harassment against the LGBTIQA+ community in schools, such as targetting of LGBTIQA+ students and homophobic hate speech, is a widespread problem in some member states, denying LGBTIQA+ students a safe and healthy education experience in such member states. Such discrimination and harassment can also create undue pressure on LGBTIQA+ students to conceal their sexuality or gender identity. Furthermore, some schools still take little to no action against homophobia within their schools, or merely engage in "lip service" against homophobia in the absence of strong legislation protecting LGBTIQA+ students.

Now, therefore, be it enacted as follows:

  1. For the purposes of this resolution, these terms are defined as follows:
    1. A “school” is defined as an institution designed for the organised education of students by providing learning spaces and environments.

    2. “Hate speech” is defined as public speech which expresses, whether explicitly or implicitly, hate or discrimination towards a certain group; this includes, but is not limited to, the use of slurs against said group.
  2. All member states must require schools within their jurisdiction to:
    1. teach bona fide to students under the age of majority if they have any, as part of their curriculum and appropriately to the ages of said students:
      1. how sexual orientation, romantic orientation and gender identity are defined, developed and experienced, including but not limited to the fact that sexual orientation, romantic orientation and gender identity of individuals are beyond their conscious control, as well as that variance in sexual orientation, romantic orientation and gender identity is normal and natural,

      2. that individuals should not be considered to be “mentally ill”, “confused” or otherwise insane on the basis of their sexual orientation, romantic orientation or gender identity,

      3. that non-heterosexual relationships are equal to heterosexual ones, and

      4. that one's gender is determined by their gender identity, rather than their sex assigned at birth;
    2. offer resources to their students to:
      1. assist them in questioning or determining their sexual orientation, romantic orientation or gender identity,

      2. assist them in accepting and coming to terms with their sexual orientation, romantic orientation or gender identity,

      3. help them deal with harassment or discrimination for their sexual or romantic orientation or gender identity, and

      4. otherwise support the mental health of students with diverse sexual or romantic orientations or gender identity;
    3. actively and continuously work to prevent and take action against all forms of harassment of their students based on their sexual orientation, romantic orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex assigned at birth, or perception thereof, and also encourage their students to report and try to stop such harassment should it occur; and

    4. actively and continuously work to prevent, and take action against any occurrences which they are aware of, hate speech by their students against groups based on their sexual orientation, romantic orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex assigned at birth.
  3. All member states must prohibit schools within their jurisdiction from discriminating against students on the basis of their sexual orientation, romantic orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex assigned at birth.

Co-author: Evinea

Votes For: 11 213 (69.5%)
Votes Against: 4 921 (30.5%)


Implemented Sun 20 Mar 2022

[GA 603 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]
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General Assembly resolution #604 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:02 pm

Access to Scientific Knowledge [Struck out by GA 612]
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.

Category: Education and Creativity
Area of Effect: Educational
Proposed by: Hulldom

Text: The General Assembly,

Recognizing the ever-present imbalance in the growth of states, especially when it comes to scientific development; and

Believing the solution to that imbalance presents itself in the public dissemination of scientific knowledge throughout all member states;

Hereby:

  1. Defines “sciences” for the purpose of this resolution as the academic study of natural phenomena and processes, social functions and relationships, and thought about those categories.

  2. Establishes the Council for Scientific Dissemination (CSD).

  3. Mandates that member states provide the CSD with data and research in the sciences, published in peer-reviewed journals and meeting appropriate standards for replicability - barring that which is classified for the purposes of national security, defense, or represents a proprietary trade secret.

  4. Requires that member states additionally provide the CSD with any government-funded research and data in the sciences - barring that which is classified for the purposes of national security, defense, or represents a proprietary trade secret.

  5. Obligates all member states to provide the CSD with sufficient reasoning for the classification and thus withholding of materials as per Articles 3 and 4. The CSD shall determine the sufficiency of any arguments provided by member states in accordance with the following criteria:
    1. Whether the dissemination of materials would result in a threat to national security, and/or
    2. Whether the dissemination of materials would result in severe, potentially irrecoverable damage to a member state’s economy.
  6. States that the CSD shall:
    1. Coordinate with member states to ensure that all research and data received meets the standards of peer review and replicability.
    2. Coordinate with other offices and bureaus established by this august World Assembly to provide them with research and data relevant to their mandates.
    3. Establish a easily searchable database of the received data and research in the sciences that is available to the general public.

Co-author: Greater Cesnica, Thousand Branches

Votes For: 12 969 (79.7%)
Votes Against: 3 307 (20.3%)


Implemented Sat 9 Apr 2022

[GA 604 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]
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General Assembly resolution #605

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:03 pm

Repeal "World Assembly Border Policy"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #564
Proposed by: Barfleur

Description: General Assembly Resolution #564 "World Assembly Border Policy" (Category: Civil Rights, Area of Effect: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly hereby finds as follows:

  1. Resolution No. 564 "World Assembly Border Policy" (hereafter "the target resolution") is a good-intentioned law enacted to further a beneficial goal, namely, the voluntary harmonization of borders across member nations. Such harmonization has been shown to be of great economic and social benefit to those nations which choose to take part in it. Nevertheless, Resolution No. 564 fails in its intended goals, and actively harms member nations, for reasons stated below.

  2. The target resolution's first flaw is in its second clause, which establishes a committee called the WABC and then "[t]asks WABC with processing applications from member states to join a free movement zone." Nations possess all sovereign powers which they have not explicitly forfeited as a condition of membership in this august body. Therefore, any two (or more) nations which wish to form a free movement zone could do so on their own, without intervention from this body or any of its committees. In fact, two (or more) nations would likely negotiate a better and fairer free movement zone among themselves, as their policymakers would:
    1. be far more aware of the relevant nations' interests than indifferent (though hardworking and dedicated) gnomes assigned to an international committee;
    2. benefit from the ability to engage in more one-on-one discussion with officials of the other nations; and
    3. not need to concern themselves with the interests of a potentially infinite number of other nations, in different universes, with different forms of government and attitudes to (and modes of) international travel.
  3. The target resolution's third clause, which "[r]equires that applicant states, in order to be approved by WABC, meet a list of criteria established by WABC which will include an analysis of their border security regarding non-consenting and non-member states," is empty at best and dangerous at worst. This is because:
    1. there are no criteria listed upfront, only the promise that future criteria will be dictated by an international committee, a state of affairs which may be expected to result in nations unsure as to whether joining an international free movement zone will be in their national interest, as they will not know what the conditions of joining will be; and
    2. the clause's reference to "non-consenting ... states" is not at all clear in terms of what it means; a nation may reasonably choose to allow unrestricted travel from one nation and restrict travel from another based on factors such as existing trade, terrorism, and government cooperation.
  4. Reducing crime and terrorism is a priority of both national governments and of this body. However, the target resolution actively hampers this goal by "allow[ing] unlimited travel across borders at designated points between consenting states without the need of the traveler to present documentation at each border." Requiring member nations to permit individuals to freely cross from one jurisdiction to another without even verifying identity opens the door to widespread trafficking in contraband goods (including stolen property), drugs, weapons, endangered and invasive species, and even sapient beings subject to the worst forms of exploitation. It is good policy to encourage international cooperation on matters of transnational crime; it is shockingly bad policy to require international complicity in such crime.

  5. It is a common refrain that the target resolution, through its mostly optional nature, has negligible effects on most nations, and is therefore not a serious contender for a a repeal. But its tenth clause forces member nations, even those which emphatically reject the artificially-created free movement zone, to conduct relations with such zone through a specially-appointed liaison. Thus, while largely saving its harms for the nations which voluntarily subject themselves thereto, the target resolution cannot be seen as an optional affair which a nation can just as easily opt out of.

  6. On balance, while the target resolution has noble aims, it serves no purpose which member nations cannot serve on their own in a more thorough and efficient manner, and actively undermines many of the objectives that this same body has previously ordained as international law. It therefore warrants a repeal.
Now, therefore, be Resolution No. 564 "World Assembly Border Policy" repealed.

Votes For: 14 707 (92.1%)
Votes Against: 1 256 (7.9%)

Implemented Wed 13 Apr 2022

[GA 605 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]

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General Assembly resolution #606

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:04 pm

Universal STI Counteraction
A resolution to modify universal standards of healthcare.

Category: Health
Area of Effect: Healthcare
Proposed by: Thousand Branches

Text: Acknowledging the continued spread of sexually transmitted infections (STI) across a large portion of WA member states; and

Discouraged by the lack of universal testing, treatment, and medication surrounding STIs;

The World Assembly hereby mandates that:

All member states must offer free (or fully insurance-covered), confidential, and universally accessible solutions to sexually transmitted infections, including but not limited to:
  1. Accurate STI testing for all STIs; these must be available to any WA resident who fulfills any of these criteria:
    1. Exhibits symptoms of any STI.
    2. Is consistently exposed to possible STI transmission as a part of their profession or employment.
    3. Has been possibly exposed to any STI since their last period of adequate testing.
  2. Effective antibiotic or antiviral treatment/medication for all STI; these must be available to any resident who has tested positive for an STI of any form until such treatment or medication is no longer necessary or the patient is no longer a WA resident.
Member residents, upon testing positive for an STI, must, to the best of their ability, provide a list of all persons they may have come in transmissible contact with since the date they last tested negative for that STI. The clinic or organization that tested that individual must:
  1. Privately contact, to the best of their ability and only when contact would not directly endanger the lives of any involved parties, each member of the positive individual’s list to inform those individuals of the possibility of contact and to recommend immediate testing.
  2. Delete the provided list immediately after completion.
  3. Never share any of the provided information with law enforcement of any kind.
  4. Not, under any circumstances, share records of an individual's transmissible contacts with any party other than the person receiving the positive test, their transmissible contacts, or the clinic performing the test, excepting circumstances where all of the aforementioned parties consent to the disclosure,
The World Health Authority (WHA) must, using funds allocated from the WA General Fund, ensure that adequately accessible STI testing, treatment, and medication are available across member states that cannot afford such solutions by:
  1. Expanding existing general clinics throughout member states to introduce, accommodate, and upkeep STI testing, treatment, and medication.
  2. Providing internationally available training programs to ensure that doctors, nurses, and pharmacists are properly trained in the most effective STI-related treatments and countermeasures.
  3. Donating supplies, grants, or labor in an effort to upkeep STI treatment faculties.
Member states must, through any previously provided reproductive education courses, provide instruction on avoiding and counteracting the spread of STI, including advocation for regular testing before sexual activity with new partners and the use of contraceptives as a preventative measure.

Votes For: 12 476 (80.1%)
Votes Against: 3 099 (19.9%)

Implemented Sun 17 Apr 2022

[GA 606 on NS] [Official Debate Topic]
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General Assembly resolution #607

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sat Apr 30, 2022 3:04 pm

Health and Safety Act
A resolution to enact uniform standards that protect workers, consumers, and the general public.

Category: Regulation
Area of Effect: Safety
Proposed by: Alistia

Text: The World Assembly,

Recognizing not only that industry is critical to the economic development of many member states, but that high standards of health and safety are critical to the development of many industries,

Concerned that some member states and employers might not have adequate laws and policies in effect to protect workers from dangerous working conditions, not only in factories and other centers of heavy industry but also - for example - in restaurants (where measures to prevent cross-contamination of foodstuffs, such as the use of different-colored chopping boards and regular handwashing, are of great importance),

Believing that employers in member states with strong health and safety standards should not be entitled to outsource jobs to member states with lax or nonexistent health and safety standards in order to increase profit at the expense of workers well being, and

Supporting the right of workers everywhere to face as small a risk of physical harm and deterioration as possible while they are working,

Hereby enacts as follows.

1. Each member state must:

  1. publish a first, quantitative manual of guidelines listing those levels of mechanical, temperature, chemical, and ergonomic stresses which a worker in that member state may endure on a daily basis without incurring adverse side effects over time,
  2. publish a second, quantitative manual of guidelines listing those levels of various industrial chemical substances, with reference to levels in both the factory workplace environment and a worker's blood sample, which a worker in that member state may endure on a daily basis without incurring adverse side effects over time,
  3. publish a third, qualitative manual of guidelines explaining the steps that their workers can take to reduce their risk of injury in the workplace (both in general and at the particular type of business where they work), regardless of where they work or what their job entails, and the steps that employers in each sector of the economy must take to reduce these risks,
  4. update the three manuals of guidelines, hereinafter "the Manuals," on an annual basis to incorporate the latest research findings and relevant statistical data, and
  5. distribute the Manuals to all of their businesses, and
  6. sanction those businesses who expose their workers to levels of stress and exposure to chemical substances (pursuant to Articles 1a and 1b respectively) beyond those stipulated in the Manuals, or who fail to report injuries sustained by their workers at the workplace to their member states government (to ensure its compliance with Article 2c).
2. The Health and Safety Board (HSB) is established. It is responsible for receiving the following data from each member state on an annual basis:

  1. legal measures enacted by that member state and its political subdivisions to protect the health and safety of workers,
  2. how frequently and effectively the measures described in Articles 1a, 1b, 1c, and 2a are being enforced by the government, and
  3. how often per year, on average, workplace injuries occur (which shall be disaggregated according to whether they were caused by mechanical hazards, temperature hazards, chemical hazards, or ergonomic hazards).

3. The HSB shall report all member states and political subdivisions of member states whose governments fail to enforce those measures they have enacted to protect the health and safety of workers, including by failing to enforce compliance with Articles 1, 2 and 4 of this Act, to the WACC.

4. Each member state must disseminate accurate and informative publications to all of their businesses (including state-owned businesses) that describe the legal measures they have enacted to protect the health and safety of workers and explain how businesses can comply with these legal measures.

Co-author: Tinhampton

Votes For: 8 138 (50.7%)
Votes Against: 7 904 (49.3%)

Implemented Mon 25 Apr 2022

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General Assembly resolution #608

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:12 pm

Repeal "LEO Force Restrictions"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #590
Proposed by: The Wallenburgian World Assembly Offices

Description: General Assembly Resolution #590 "LEO Force Restrictions" (Category: Civil Rights, Strength: Significant) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: Recognizing a disturbing history of excessive force exercised by law enforcement toward members of the public and the need for international attention toward police violence,

Determining that the language of the target resolution nevertheless paralyzes the capacity for law enforcement to detain suspects in its attempt to prevent excessive use of force,

Anticipating a more diligent approach to international regulation of the use of force by law enforcement entities,

The World Assembly hereby repeals General Assembly Resolution 590 "LEO Force Restrictions" for the following causes:

  1. Section b.i criminalizes the use of force conditional on information not available to the detaining officer or officers. The methods they use to detain a suspect are rendered illegal after-the-fact, based on information that may only unveil itself weeks, months, or even years after the detention.

  2. Section c.iii makes several radical assumptions which render its enforcement frustratingly difficult, circuitous, or even impossible for many member states.
    1. It assumes the wide availability of miniature video cameras capable of capturing images of sufficient quality and film length to provide useful insight into the actions of an officer wearing it.
    2. It assumes ubiquitous wireless technology, such that miniature video cameras attached to law enforcement officers can communicate with electronic vehicle equipment whenever "those vehicles' lights or sirens activate".
    3. It assumes that all activation of law enforcement vehicles' emergency signals indicates a potential for use of excessive force by an officer, and that all potential for use of excessive force by an officer follows the activation of a law enforcement vehicle's emergency signals.
    4. It assumes that every law enforcement officer has a designated vehicle to which their miniature video cameras can wirelessly connect, and that law enforcement officers do not patrol on vehicles without electronic components or on foot.
    5. It assumes a universal signal for impending law enforcement interaction: "lights or sirens". This does not accommodate any other signal that a law enforcement vehicle may use.
  3. Section d.ii requirements result in the criminalization of all homicides committed by a law enforcement officer, regardless of cause or danger presented toward the officer, for failure to ensure that the suspect receives "basic first aid necessary for their survival".
    1. Section d.ii requires law enforcement to render life-preserving aid to all parties to which they cause "death or life-changing injury". It is, however, beyond an officer's ability to render life-preserving aid to an already dead person. Thus, the section e mandate renders murder every homicide committed by an officer.
    2. Furthermore, d.ii requires law enforcement to render life-preserving aid even when doing so would put one or more officers at risk of injury or death, such as in the case of apprehending or neutralizing multiple suspects and causing life-threatening injury that neutralizes one but not all suspects.

Votes For: 12 551 (79.4%)
Votes Against: 3 261 (20.6%)

Implemented Wed 4 May 2022

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General Assembly resolution #609

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:13 pm

Limiting Animal Pathogens [Struck out by GA 664]
A resolution to increase the quality of the world's environment, at the expense of industry.

Category: Environmental
Industry Affected: Agriculture
Proposed by: Barfleur

Text: The World Assembly,

Cognizant of the risks posed by zoonotic diseases to sapient wellbeing and the increasing risks of such dangers as the world becomes ever more connected,

Hereby enacts as follows:

  1. Definitions.
    In this resolution:
    1. the "WHA" is the World Health Authority;
    2. the "WAGF" is the World Assembly General Fund;
    3. a "zoonotic disease" is any disease which:
      1. is caused by a pathogen; and
      2. is capable of being transmitted from a nonsapient being to a sapient being; and
    4. "wet market" refers to any marketplace which:
      1. keeps and offers for sale to the general public live animals;
      2. keeps and offers for sale to the general public nonsapient animals to be killed at or immediately before or after sale; or
      3. is in the business of reselling wares described in paragraphs (i) and (ii).
  2. Testing.
    1. Animals sold or intended for sale in any wet market shall be subject to random testing for any zoonotic disease which:
      1. has been determined by the WHA or local health authorities to pose a substantial danger to sapient wellbeing; and
      2. is capable of infecting and thereby harming sapient beings in the intended market.
    2. Animal carcasses intended to be sold in any wet market shall be subject to random testing for any zoonotic disease described in subsection (a).
    3. Any animal which tests positive under subsection (a) or (b) shall not be sold until such animal reliably tests negative for such disease. If a negative test does not result, the animal shall be disposed of in a manner provided by local health authorities.
    4. Every individual who works at a wet market shall be subject to random testing for any communicable zoonotic disease described in subsection (a). If a person tests positive, then every other worker at that or other wet markets who may reasonably have been exposed to the same zoonotic diseases shall be tested for each zoonotic disease which the individual worker has tested positive for. Any person who tests positive under this paragraph may not work at any wet market until such person reliably tests negative for the same zoonotic disease.
    5. Testing under this section shall be carried out by local health authorities, except that if a governmental body responsible for such an authority certifies to the WHA that it does not have the capacity or training to carry out such testing, the WHA shall send Inspectors to carry out such testing. While so engaged, Inspectors shall be treated as members of a local health authority and shall enjoy international protection.
  3. Animal marketing regulations.
    It is an unlawful business practice for a wet market or other marketplace which sells living or dead animals to:
    1. store an animal of one species in close physical proximity to animals of another species (or carcasses of such species) if such proximity is likely to result in the cross-species transmission of zoonotic diseases;
    2. store the carcasses of animals of one species in close physical proximity to the carcasses of animals of another species if such proximity is likely to result in the transmission of zoonotic diseases across carcasses;
    3. store the carcasses of animals intended for sale in a manner which is likely to result in the acquisition of zoonotic diseases, when there is a cost-efficient way of preventing such acquisition;
    4. furnish false information in response to any test ordered under this resolution, or impede such a test;
    5. retaliate against any person for reporting any violations of this resolution or any other applicable laws governing wet markets;
    6. falsely label any species of animal or animal carcass for the purpose of bolstering sales or evading inspections; or
    7. discriminate against any person on account of such person's decision to don personal protective equipment on the premises of such market.
  4. Import and export.
    Each member nation shall:
    1. test every animal intended for import to or export from such nation for any zoonotic disease which:
      1. has been determined by the WHA or local health authorities to pose a substantial danger to sapient wellbeing; and
      2. is capable of infecting and thereby harming sapient beings in the area and population in which such animal is intended to be moved to;
    2. deny entry or exit to, treat, euthanize, or isolate, any animal which tests positive for any such disease until such animal tests negative for the same zoonotic disease; and
    3. take measures to ensure the health of individuals engaged in the business of transporting animals internationally, including measures to monitor and prevent the spread of zoonotic diseases among such individuals
  5. Funding.
    A mandate under this resolution shall be funded by the member nation in whose borders the mandate is done. However, upon verification of inability to fund such a mandate in full or in part, the WAGF shall cover such proportion of the costs as is necessary to ensure that the mandate is effectively carried out. In determining whether and to what extent to cover costs, the WAGF shall seek to ensure that this resolution is carried into effect as broadly and effectively as possible.

Votes For: 9 254 (55.7%)
Votes Against: 7 352 (44.3%)


Implemented Fri 13 May 2022

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General Assembly resolution #610

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:14 pm

Safe Disposal of Nuclear Waste
A resolution to enact uniform standards that protect workers, consumers, and the general public.

Category: Regulation
Area of Effect: Safety
Proposed by: Thousand Branches

Text: The World Assembly,

Knowing that many nations rely on nuclear power plants as a source of energy;

Aware that the production of nuclear energy produces radioactive waste that becomes dangerous if not properly disposed of;

Distraught that no such disposal has been previously regulated by the World Assembly;

Hereby enacts as follows:

  1. In this resolution:
    1. “nuclear waste” is defined as the radioactive solid or liquid wastes resulting from nuclear fission, fusion, refinement, or any other process from which nuclear power is derived.
    2. ”radioactive contamination” is defined as the spread of radiation to any habitats, natural reserves, bodies of water, or atmospheres such that it would pose a significant danger to life or the environment.
  2. The Nuclear Energy Safety Commission (NESC) must:
    1. Investigate methods of nuclear waste disposal and determine those considered safe by the following guidelines:
      1. Disposal methods must have little to no risk of radioactive contamination.
      2. Methods must include proper solidification, compaction and subsequent treatment of nuclear materials to prevent leaching of waste or radioactivity.
    2. Inspect prospective nuclear waste storage and burial sites to ensure they are geologically stable and at sufficiently lengthy proximity from areas at risk of radioactive contamination.
    3. Ensure that decommissioned nuclear reactors are properly dismantled, and any nuclear waste present is removed before said reactors can be demolished.
    4. Ensure that domestic transport of radioactive materials provides little to no foreseeable risk of leakage, thievery, or any form of radioactive contamination.
    5. Explore safer and more effective methods of nuclear waste disposal, recycling, reuse, and transmutation. Such studies must be publicly disseminated to member states.
  3. Member states must:
    1. Only employ methods of safe nuclear disposal as defined by the NESC. Member states may submit reliable scientific research to the NESC to have a method of nuclear disposal be investigated for future safety standards.
    2. Ensure that radioactive contamination originating from their nation is reported to any foreign governments that are subject to foreseeable risk of that contamination spreading to or affecting their nation.

Votes For: 14 653 (85.4%)
Votes Against: 2 506 (14.6%)

Implemented Thu 19 May 2022

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General Assembly resolution #611

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:15 pm

End Collective Punishment
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.

Category: Civil Rights
Strength: Significant
Proposed by: The Forest of Aeneas

Text: The World Assembly:

Believing that collective punishment is grossly unfair, as it purposefully targets the innocent, and therefore a serious violation of sapient rights; and

Observing that collective punishment is a favoured tool of authoritarian regimes to suppress opposition;

Hereby, within the confines of past, standing World Assembly law:

  1. Bans member states from purposefully punishing, convicting, or otherwise targetting for punishment, any individual for:

    1. Any act they did not personally commit or knowingly conspire, suppress evidence of, encourage, or facilitate; or

    2. Connection or relationship to an individual, on the basis that that individual has committed a punishable or unlawful act;
  2. Demands that all past convictions contravening this resolution by member states be fully rescinded; and

  3. Clarifies that this resolution does not ban member states from purposefully punishing, convicting, or otherwise retaliating against persons for:

    1. Membership in a proscribed organisation; or

    2. A punishable act unambiguously committed under their authority.

Votes For: 14 322 (81.3%)
Votes Against: 3 293 (18.7%)

Implemented Mon 23 May 2022

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General Assembly resolution #612

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:17 pm

Repeal "Access to Scientific Knowledge"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #604
Proposed by: The Wallenburgian World Assembly Offices

Description: General Assembly Resolution #604 "Access to Scientific Knowledge" (Category: Education and Creativity, Area of Effect: Educational) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: Recognizing the value of scientific knowledge and its publication to the international community,

Committed, however, to the principles of ethical research, which take precedence over convenient access to data,

The World Assembly hereby repeals General Assembly Resolution #604, Access to Scientific Knowledge, for the following causes:

  1. Section 4 fails to consider the privacy and confidentiality rights of research participants.

    1. It institutes no procedures whatsoever for the anonymization of participant data which the Council for Scientific Dissemination collects: neither member states nor research entities operating under their jurisdiction nor the Council for Scientific Dissemination are directed to perform any anonymization, regardless of its necessity to the protection of personal information.

    2. It requires the communication of personal information—which may include their names, associations, place of residence, employment, sexual, or medical history, or demographic characteristics—to the Council for Scientific Dissemination whenever it is included in government-funded research or data.
  2. Section 6 exacerbates these failures by directing the Council for Scientific Dissemination to publish all of this unethically communicated data.

  3. Section 4 further bulldozes research ethics in coercing government-funded researchers to violate informed consent agreements with participants where these agreements specify that some collected information will not be published or communicated to third parties. This harms participants of past scientific research and erodes public trust in the sciences and the will of scientists to examine their hypotheses, for fear of harming participants.

Votes For: 13 221 (87.8%)
Votes Against: 1 830 (12.2%)

Implemented Tue 31 May 2022

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General Assembly resolution #613

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:18 pm

Repeal "WA Counterterrorism Act"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #25
Proposed by: The Civitas Islands

Description: General Assembly Resolution #25 "WA Counterterrorism Act" (Category: International Security, Strength: Significant) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

Recognizing the implicit bias of this Assembly against social, political, or religious groups of people not associated with governments of member states, and yet who exist within member states;

Recognizing the implicit bias of this Assembly in favor of the governments of member states, however legitimate or illegitimate, regardless of corruption, disregard for shared morals, or unjust treatment of their populations;

Understanding that governments of member states often utilize tactics which the target resolution prohibits non state actors from utilizing, creating a disadvantage for non-state actors in conflict with their governments, without regard for the justifications of these groups;

Believing that groups of non state actors should be afforded every right under the law as the governments of member nations in the interests of securing liberty from tyrannical governments;

Hereby Repeals General Assembly Resolution #25 “WA Counterterrorism Act” for the following reasons:

    1) The resolution defines terrorism as an act committed by “non state actors”, reserving the ability to target civilian populations for the governments of member states, yet denying it to any group of non state actors opposing them, regardless of the justifications of either belligerent in a conflict, creating an unfair advantage in in favor of potential tyrannical governments.

    2) The resolution defines civilian populations as “persons who are not members of their nation's armed forces or police”, meaning that the resolution prohibits non state actors from targeting politicians, scientists and engineers, manufacturers of weapons of war, and other non-military assets used in war, however allows governments of member nations to attack these targets, furthering the disadvantage of groups of non state actors, regardless of their justifications;

    3) The resolution requires member nations to take action against any group of non state actors which exist inside their own borders who may be unjustly labeled under the resolution as terrorists by the governments of which they are at war, forcing member states to side with the governments of member states in internal conflicts, regardless of the justifications of either belligerent.

    4) The Resolution prohibits member states from providing aid to any non state group who may be unjustly labeled under the resolution as “terrorists” by the governments of which they are at war, while simultaneously allowing aid to these governments, regardless of their justifications.

    5) The Resolution requires members states to seize the assets of any non state group unjustly labeled under the resolution as “terrorists” by the governments of which they are at war , further disadvantaging these non state groups in their conflicts, regardless of their justifications.

    6) The Resolution would punish any member state which supports a non state group which has been labeled under the resolution as “terrorists” by the governments of which they are at war , regardless of their justifications.

Votes For: 14 003 (89.6%)
Votes Against: 1 621 (10.4%)

Implemented Sun 5 Jun 2022

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General Assembly resolution #614

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:19 pm

Repeal "Preventing Identity Theft"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #576
Proposed by: Saint Tomas and the Northern Ice Islands

Description: General Assembly Resolution #576 "Preventing Identity Theft" (Category: International Security, Area of Effect: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

Puzzled at Clause 5 of GA#576 "Preventing Identity Theft", which mandates that "[i]n cases where victims were affected financially by the relevant identity theft, the total sum of losses shall be repaid to the victim",

Dismayed that if member states are unable to recover all of the money stolen by the perpetrators of identity theft, they may have to pay the victims themselves in order to avoid facing fines and sanctions for noncompliance,

Shocked that member states will have to resort to paying exorbitant amounts of money to victims of identity theft due to the multitude of phishing and credit card scams that occur on a daily basis, resulting in less money being available for disaster relief or pillow advertisement campaigns,

Distressed that this clause may even prompt unscrupulous residents of WA states to fraudulently claim to be victims of identity theft in order to obtain "monetary compensation", further draining member states of funds, and

Believing that this critical flaw with GA#576 is sufficient to warrant its repeal so as to prevent more member states from forking out precious taxpayer money to compensate those negligent enough to fall for these identity theft scams,

Hereby repeals General Assembly Resolution #576, "Preventing Identity Theft".

Votes For: 13 157 (82.7%)
Votes Against: 2 753 (17.3%)

Implemented Fri 10 Jun 2022

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General Assembly resolution #615

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:22 pm

International Scientific Cooperation
A resolution to promote funding and the development of education and the arts.

Category: Education and Creativity
Area of Effect: Educational
Proposed by: Princess Rainbow Sparkles

Text: The World Assembly:

Convinced that international scientific cooperation is an important pursuit, despite past difficulties in developing a comfortable model on the subject.

Recognizing that each member nation has its own interest in the scientific progress made by its people, and that other nations have no right to demand the fruits of that labor or dictate how it will be handled.

Deciding to avoid prior pitfalls by building a basic framework for scientific cooperation, without imposing demands that frustrate scientific progress, politicize scientific work, and cause quality and ethics problems.

Therefore, the General Assembly resolves as follows:

Article I: Definitions
When used in this resolution:
  1. "Science" or "scientific" refers to the systematic exploration and study of the world (such as through experiment and observation), which is intended to produce or contribute to knowledge, and which is capable of being critically analyzed by others.
  2. References to "member nations" include member nations' governments, public and private organizations, and citizens.
  3. "Peer review" means having at least one expert in a particular field review a piece of scientific work and provide written feedback commenting on the validity of the work's methods, findings, and conclusions.
Article II: Cooperation Agency
(1) The International Scientific Cooperation Agency (ISCA) is established. ISCA's primary budget shall be allocated from World Assembly general funds. ISCA may also receive charitable donations, but may not accept any funds that are contingent on pursuing a particular policy or viewpoint. ISCA is tasked with the following primary duties:
  1. To establish an international forum or medium for the free exchange of scientific ideas.
  2. To receive submissions of scientific experiments, studies, articles, comments, notes, and other papers, and to establish a publicly-accessible database for them.
(2) Member nations are strongly encouraged to make all of their scientific literature available to the international community through the ISCA.

(3) Member nations are strongly encouraged to collaborate with other nations on scientific endeavors whenever international collaboration would make the endeavor more effective or efficient. For instance, when studying biodiversity, climate, oceanography, outer space, and other topics of international scope and importance.

Article III: Grants and Symposiums
  1. ISCA shall periodically host symposiums on science topics of international importance. All member nations shall have reasonable and convenient access to ISCA symposiums.
  2. ISCA shall provide monetary support (grants) to member nations for their science projects. ISCA shall award grants in reasonable amounts based on the overall cost of the project, the potential benefit to the international community, and the competing obligation to fund other worthy projects. ISCA grants are conditional on an agreement that the project will adhere to all applicable ethics and quality standards, and that the finished work will be submitted to ISCA for international publication.
Article IV: Rights of Member Nations
Member nations shall have the following rights with respect to the ISCA:
  1. The right to determine whether their scientific work may be received by ISCA, according to national laws on subjects such as copyright, privacy, ethics, and security.
  2. The right to equal and convenient access to the content of ISCA's database, subject to the condition that they have contributed science of their own to the database or are making good faith efforts to do so.
Article V: Responsible Research
Recognizing that standards for responsible science continue to develop, the following apply to ISCA submissions and publications:
  1. Member nations must ensure their ISCA submissions comply with their national ethical standards and set international ethical standards;
  2. Member nations must ensure their ISCA submissions have been peer reviewed and provide the peer review commentary along with the submission.
  3. ISCA will evaluate each submission for compliance with quality and ethics requirements. If a submission does not meet relevant standards, ISCA will explain the deficiency and decline publication pending resubmission.
  4. To promote transparency in science, ISCA will annotate each of its publications to indicate (1) if it was modified for international publication for any reason, and (2) if it received substantial negative treatment from peer review.
Article VI: Oversight
Recognizing the potential for a science agency to be unduly politicized without sufficient oversight, the ISCA Oversight Board is established with the following duties:
  1. To hear any complaints from member nations alleging that they were improperly denied ISCA database access, publication, or grant money, or were otherwise aggrieved by an act or omission within ISCA's jurisdiction.
  2. After hearing a complaint, to either affirm ISCA's action or redirect ISCA's action, with a public explanation for the result.

Votes For: 12 977 (81.5%)
Votes Against: 2 940 (18.5%)

Implemented Fri 1 Jul 2022

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General Assembly resolution #616 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:23 pm

Contact Rights between Parent and Child [Struck out by GA 617]
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.

Category: Civil Rights
Strength: Mild
Proposed by: Simone Republic

Text: The World Assembly,

Recognizing that WA#39 (The Right to a Lawful Divorce) requires that for children of a divorce, member states shall resolve issues of custody and support with an overriding priority on the best interests of each and every child;

Noting that different laws and customs between member states may allow said child to become the purview of a sole parent or legal guardian due to varying definitions on legal parenthood and marriage laws, and the interests of a child and abhors the potential resulting lack of contact rights by other parents as a a result;

Defining, for the purposes of this Resolution:

"Child" as a person that has not yet attained the age of majority in the WA member state ("Resident State") in which the person ordinarily resides;

"Court" as the relevant court, tribunal, or other competent authority of the Resident State on matters pertaining to the welfare and custody of a child, including the child's best interests (and to interpret what constitutes "best interests");

"Contact" as inclusive of each of the following separate rights: (i) right of a child to stay for a limited period of time with or meeting a Parent with whom that child is not usually living, (ii) any form of communication (including telecommunication) between the child and such Parent; (iii) the provision of information to such a Parent about the child;

"Custody" as inclusive of each of the following separate rights (i) Legal Custody, the right to make decisions about the child, and (ii) Physical Custody, the right and duty to house, provide and care for the child;

"Parent(s)" as (i) persons holding legal parenthood in the Resident State, as defined by the laws of the Resident State and (ii) in custody disputes, any plaintiff or defendant who asserts the right to legal parenthood based on the laws of the WA member state to which the said plaintiff or defendant is a citizen of;

Hereby requires that:

1. A Parent shall have the right to obtain and maintain regular Contact with a child, unless such Contact(s) are deemed by the Court to be manifestly contrary to the best interests of the child;

2. The said right to Contact shall not be denied to a particular Parent solely on the grounds of the Child being accustomed to be in the presence of only one or a specific number of the child's Parent(s);

3. Each of the three Contact rights defined herein shall be considered separately by a Court on its own merits and the Court may impose, in any and all instances where such Contact rights are exercised, such safeguards as it deems to be in the best interests of a child;

4. A Parent that does not have the right to Physical Custody of the child shall, unless deemed by a Court to be contrary to the interests of the child, be consulted on matters of Legal Custody that are deemed by the Court to be important to the child's best interests;

5. A child deemed by a Court as sufficiently competent shall have the right, if deemed by the said Court to be in the child's best interests, to (i) to receive all relevant information and (ii) to be consulted with regards to such Contact, and that due weight shall be given to those views and to the ascertainable wishes and feelings of the child;

6. In disputes on Custody, a Court must recognize the legal parenthood of a citizen of another WA member state, and to define that person as a Parent, as long as that citizen of the other WA member state can conclusively demonstrate legal parenthood in the WA member state to which that person is a citizen, even if that person would not otherwise be entitled to legal parenthood in the Resident State, and Contact rights may not be curtailed on the grounds of differences in the definition of legal parenthood between WA member states.

Further, hereby encourages a WA member state to also extend the rights to said Contact(s) to a Parent that is a citizen of a non-WA member state.

Votes For: 9 902 (67.6%)
Votes Against: 4 742 (32.4%)


Implemented Tue 12 Jul 2022

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General Assembly resolution #617

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:24 pm

Repeal "Contact Rights Between Parent and Child"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #616
Proposed by: Magecastle Embassy Building A5

Description: General Assembly Resolution #616 "Contact Rights between Parent and Child" (Category: Civil Rights, Area of Effect: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The World Assembly,

Identifying the resolution as, while well-intentioned, fatally flawed due to its weak mandates, nearly all of which seem to allow straight-forward circumvention or be actively harmful,

Concerned that the resolution allows member nations to just rephrase any reason for removal of contact or other rights the resolution attempts to protect -- such as antiquated moral codes or political reasons -- as being for the "best interests" of the child,

Recognising that as nearly all of the resolution's mandates make an exception where a member nation's courts deem that compliance would be against the child's "best interests", this means that a member nation can easily avoid the vast majority of the resolution, rendering it ineffective to the point where its presence serves little use,

Emphasising that section 6 is also actively harmful, as it coerces member nations to recognise legal parenthood at the whims of any member nation in which said parents happen to be citizens, even if clearly harmful to the well-being of the child, opening the doors to WA-wide abuse of child's rights,

Unconvinced that a resolution that does not do anything meaningfully useful should stand, as it does not protect any rights, but instead stands in the way of legislation to properly protect the rights the resolution tries to protect,

Repeals "Contact Rights between Parent and Child".

Votes For: 8 471 (53.5%)
Votes Against: 7 351 (46.5%)

Implemented Sun 17 Jul 2022

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General Assembly resolution #618

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:26 pm

Repeal "Freedom of the Press"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.

Category: Repeal
Resolution: #155
Proposed by: Hulldom

Description: General Assembly Resolution #155 "Freedom of the Press" (Category: Education and Creativity, Area of Effect: Free Press) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: The General Assembly,

Cognizant of the myriad benefits of a free and open press for the causes of accountability justice, and good governance,

Believing, however, that freedom of the press ought to be faced with minimal constraints,

Aware that the previous resolution on the subject, Freedom of the Press was well intentioned but contains several flaws that render it a toothless defense of the freedom of the press,

Finds as follows:

  1. The proviso in clause 2 that “international news media organisations” may operate within a nation’s borders only “when given explicit permission to do so” impedes press reporting by allowing other nations to restrict the same. Additionally, this proviso, while countered with an encouragement in clause 3, is a mandate and thus restricts the reporting of “international news media organisations”, impeding the freedom of the press as a result.

  2. In clause 4, the inclusion of “and” in the clause that citizens may not be punished for accessing news media that operates “both within and outside the nation's borders”, means that nations may punish citizens for accessing media originating solely within a nation’s borders or for accessing media originating from another nation such as dissident media. Thus, the resolution again undermines the goal of a free press by unintentionally restricting that media which citizens may absolutely lawfully access.

  3. The phrase “genuine threat to the security of the nation” in clause 5 is unable to be judged and thus open to abuse because there is no adjudicative authority, and thus claims to censor information on the basis of national security grounds can be abused.

  4. Additionally in clause 5, the second sentence’s overriding deference to “national freedom of expression laws and broadcasting codes of conduct” also impedes freedom of the press as national or international media may be restricted from reporting on topics that national media regulators may find obscene or which a nation may otherwise find objectionable.
Therefore let GAR#155: “Freedom of the Press” be repealed.

Votes For: 9 742 (73.1%)
Votes Against: 3 579 (26.9%)

Implemented Mon 25 Jul 2022

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General Assembly resolution #619 [REPEALED]

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Sun Sep 11, 2022 11:28 pm

Sexual Predator Registry Act [Struck out by GA 622]
A resolution to improve world security by boosting police and military budgets.

Category: International Security
Strength: Significant
Proposed by: Greater Cesnica

Text: The General Assembly,

Understanding that those who have committed serious sexual offences with a predatory component may be at higher risks of recidivism,

Believing that it is in the interest of public safety for key information regarding sexual predators to be disseminated to the inhabitants of member nations,

Cognizant that the potential harm inflicted by sexual predators may extend beyond their home member nations, which is particularly manifested in the evils of child sex trafficking and sex tourism,

Recognizing the need for balancing public safety with the rights of convicted persons,

Hereby:

  1. Defines for the purposes of this resolution:
    1. "child" as someone under the age of sexual consent,
    2. "position of trust" as an instance where an individual:
      1. is the appointed guardian, advisor, carer, or advocate of the victim(s),
      2. looks after the victim(s) in a medical, clinical, foster housing, detaining, or caring facility,
      3. is a teacher, educator, or provider of apprenticeship to the victim(s), or
      4. is an officer of any governmental body provided for in national or international law responsible for assessing or reporting on the state of the victim(s)' welfare,
    3. "serious sexual offence" as:
      1. any criminal offence involving non-consensual sexual intercourse or penetration,
      2. sexual assault of a child,
      3. any sexual offence involving abuse of a position of trust, or
      4. the dissemination and/or production of child sexual abuse material and
    4. "sexual predator" as an individual that has been convicted of committing a serious sexual offence.
  2. Mandates that member nations carry out regular risk assessments of reoffence by each sexual predator under their jurisdiction not currently imprisoned on a full-time basis, based on factors including but not limited to rehabilitated status or rehabilitative potential, nature of past offences/reoffences, and mental state, but specifically excluding the presence or absence of any arbitrary and reductive characteristic; sexual predators being so assessed have the right to present evidence against their risk of reoffence.

  3. Further mandates that member nations establish publicly accessible registries of sexual predators determined to be at high risk of reoffending within their respective member nations that are not currently imprisoned on a full-time basis, wherein at minimum the following information regarding added sexual predators shall be made accessible:
    1. their identity, including full name, known aliases, and a photograph of the individual, if such photograph exists and accurately captures the likeness of the individual,
    2. their general location(s) of residence,
    3. their general location(s) of employment, if applicable, and
    4. their applicable serious sexual offences.
  4. Prohibits member states from barring access or use of publicly accessibly registries of sexual predators on the basis of said registries being used to perform a background check on a person,

  5. Establishes the International Sexual Predator Registry (ISPR), to be administered by the World Assembly Judiciary Committee, and requires that member nations contribute information on any sexual predators within their jurisdiction that is contained in their respective publicly accessible registries, as well as any additional information of utility to law enforcement, border protection, and other applicable agencies in preventing serious sexual offences.

  6. Directs the World Assembly Judiciary Committee to disseminate the ISPR to member nation law enforcement agencies, border protection agencies, child protection agencies, and any applicable organizations created by international legislation.

  7. Clarifies that:
    1. no individual shall be considered a "sexual predator" who has had each of their conviction(s) for serious sexual offences overturned or expunged, or has received a pardon,
    2. no part of this resolution shall be construed to be applicable to individuals aged three years or less apart who engage in consensual sexual activity, excepting where an offence involved abuse of a position of trust,
    3. member nations must censor or otherwise exclude information regarding sexual predators' offences that may detrimentally impact their victims' privacy, excepting situations where a victim has waived their right to anonymity, and that
    4. member nations may adopt stricter policies concerning sexual offences in accordance with past and future international law.

Votes For: 11 914 (78.7%)
Votes Against: 3 216 (21.3%)


Implemented Tue 2 Aug 2022

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