UNV Charter.

We, the Nations of Vexillium, in order to ensure tranquility and mutual understanding, do hereby Charter, Ordain and Commission this organisation to be known from this date on as the United Nations of Vexillium. Peace and understanding shall be the watchwords of this august body. While acknowledging our conflict riddled past we look forward to a time when our children will not make war against one another, and will beat their weapons of war into farm implements and tools for learning. This United body is hereby formed to promote the health, education, welfare, disaster relief, peace and understanding of all of the nations on the planet, and other activities, beneficial for all peoples. All powers not outlined in this document are hereby reserved for the individual nations, and shall not be abrogated at any time. The headquarters for the United Nations of Vexillium shall be permanently housed in the UNV-zone in Christianshaven, Christiana.

ARTICLE I. - The Representative Function.

Section A. Each member state shall have one vote in the General Assembly. No nation that is governed by an outside leader shall be allowed to vote.

Section B. The General Assembly shall have the sole authority to create United Nations of Vexillium commissions.

Section C. No taxes shall be levied by this body, except an annual membership payment, the amount to be determined by the General Assembly.

Section D. The General Assembly shall meet when needed.

Section E. The membership of the General Assembly shall discipline its own members, as it sees fit, and may eject nations for breach of international peace and commerce.

Section F. The General Assembly will accept or reject new states applying for membership.

ARTICLE II. - The Executive Function.

Section A. The executive function shall be vested in a Security Council who shall, every 3rd month, elect a General Secretary of the United Nations of Vexillium.

Section B. The Security Council shall have 9 members, elected by the member nations. All member nations shall have one vote each in the election. Decisions are taken in the Security Council by simple majority.

Section C. New elections to the Security Council will be held every 3rd month.

Section D. The armed forces of the United Nations of Vexillium shall be under the control of the Security Council and shall be committed only by majority vote of this body. The armed forces consists of contingents contributed by volunteering member states. Armed forces will only be deployed with the acceptance of the concerned combatants.

Section E. The General Secretary of the United Nations of Vexillium shall call meetings of the General Assembly. The General Secretary shall enforce the resolutions of the General Assembly.

Section F. The members of the Security Council shall discipline UNV members, as it sees fit, and may eject nations from the UNV for breach of international peace.

Section G. The Secretary General of the United Nations of Vexillium may be impeached by majority vote of the general Assembly for failure to enforce General Assembly resolutions, or gross misconduct. He or she is to be removed from office by majority vote of the Security Council.

ARTICLE III. - The Judicial Function.

Section A. The judicial function of the United Nations of Vexillium shall be vested in a World Court.

Section B. Only issues of international justice, economics, trade and war can be heard in this court. Nations shall be heard in this court, not individuals, unless represented by their nation.

Section C. The World Court shall consist of legally qualified judges from nine nations. All judges will be appointed annually by members of the Security Council.

Section D. The World Court shall reside in the UNV-territory in Christianshaven, Christiana

ARTICLE IV. - The Rights of Nations.

Section A. All nations have the right to be free and independent states, without fear of intervention from other states.

Section B. No member nation shall wage wars of aggression.

Section C. All coastal nations shall enjoy 12 nautic miles of territorial water offshore. This can be adjusted to the equidistant point between two nations. Foreign ships shall be guaranteed non-damaging passage through straights.

Section D. The seas shall be free from piracy; this is guaranteed by all member nations. A Commission on maritime and air piracy shall be designated by the General Assembly.

Section E. No resolution shall be adopted that shall interfere with any non-combatant national government's operation.

ARTICLE V. - Amendments.

This Charter shall be amended by two-thirds vote of the General Assembly.