WA Proposal Updates and Overviews

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World Assembly Proposal Updates and Overviews

Punctual IFV writing and release is essential to the smooth functioning of this Ministry. All too often, the Ministry as a whole can be caught off guard by proposals being unexpectedly submitted, especially when the queue happens to be empty. By taking action earlier and monitoring proposals as they are being drafted on the forum, we can ensure that our Ministry is collectively aware of upcoming developments, and can plan accordingly. This also provides a great opportunity to get a head start on IFV writing, as the new IFV "Overview" sections are intended to be factual statements of a proposal's purpose.

To that end, to avoid unnecessary clutter on the Executive Discord (which you should definitely join if you have not already), and to increase activity on our forum, I've created this thread specifically for the posting of proposal updates and overviews.

Procedure:
  1. Browse the NS General Assembly and Security Council subforums when you're able to do so.
  2. If a new proposal draft has been posted in either subforum, comment here by filling in the New Draft code and writing up a short description of what the proposal does (the overview).
    1. Alternatively, fill out the New Draft code in the WA Affairs Discord channel and someone will copy it over into this thread.
    2. If you are unable to write up an overview at that time, simply leave it out of the code.
  3. If there is a change in status for a given proposal draft (e.g., the draft was abandoned, was pushed to [Last Call], will be submitted in the near future, etc.), comment here by filling in the Status Change code.
    1. Alternatively, notify us in the WA Affairs Discord channel and someone will make a post here.
  4. If a proposal draft has been submitted, comment here by filling in the Submitted code and opening a voting thread in the main WA Affairs subforum.
    1. Alternatively, notify us in the WA Affairs Discord channel and someone will make the requisite post and voting thread.



Code:

New Draft:
Code:
[b]New Draft

Proposal Name:[/b] @@PROPOSAL_NAME@@

[b]Author:[/b] @@AUTHOR_NATION@@

[b]Forum Thread:[/b] @@FORUM_THREAD_URL@@

[b]Overview:[/b] @@SHORT SUMMARY OF PROPOSAL - ONE OR TWO SENTENCES@@

Status Change:
Code:
[b]@@PROPOSAL_NAME@@[/b] by [b]@@AUTHOR_NATION@@[/b] has @@STATUS_CHANGE@@.

[b]Forum Thread:[/b] @@FORUM_THREAD_URL@@

Submitted:
Code:
[b]@@PROPOSAL_NAME@@[/b] by [b]AUTHOR_NATION[/b] has been submitted: @@PROPOSAL_LINK@@

[b]Voting Thread:[/b] @@VOTING_THREAD_URL@@

Overview (only if not posted with New Draft):
Code:
Overview for @@PROPOSAL_NAME@@: @@SHORT SUMMARY OF PROPOSAL - ONE OR TWO SENTENCES@@

[b]Forum Thread:[/b] @@FORUM_THREAD_URL@@


Please note that these templates are flexible and should be adjusted based on the needs of a given situation.

This system will be undergoing a trial period of a few weeks. Should it work, it will be integrated with other Ministry initiatives such as the card rewards program.
 

Cretox State

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New Draft

Proposal Name:
Tariffs and Trade Convention

Author: Imperium Anglorum

Forum Thread: https://forum.nationstates.net/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=492588

Overview: Intended as a partial replacement for the recently repealed "WA Trade Rights", this proposal aims to establish a framework for the import and handling of trade between member nations. Main elements of this proposal include a most-favored trade mandate, regulation of quotas, provisions applying to tariffs, and defined trade restrictions that may be implemented under certain conditions.
 

Dragonstar5674

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Provisional Rule in Wartime by Separatist Peoples has been submitted: https://www.nationstates.net/page=UN_view_proposal/id=separatist_peoples_1603278606

Voting Thread: https://forum.thenorthpacific.org/topic/9193140/

Overview for Provisional Rule in Wartime: This proposal seeks to create a framework for the governing of occupied territory by establishing a set of rules upon which occupying forces must operate and allocating certain powers to occupying forces determining how they may choose to utilize the occupied territory.

Forum Thread: https://forum.nationstates.net/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=444987
 
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