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Fall of Berlin Wall Resolution (West Germany)

Fall of Berlin Wall Resolution (West Germany)

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FORUM: Historical Security Council TOPIC: The Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989 MAIN SUBMITTER: West Germany

Noting with utmost concern the problems that have arisen in Germany since the erection of the Berlin Wall, Alarmed by the significant discrepancy in terms of political system and economy between the two Germanys, Realising the need for the support of the other European member states in terms of trade, Aware of the fractured communications and infrastructure within between the two Germanys internally and with the rest of the outside world, Further aware of the fact that the new independent Germany cannot accommodate the presence of opposing sides within its borders, Recognizing the need for a nuanced reunification of the two divided Germanys, Further noting with concern that certain foreign influences have impacted the two Germanys, Expressing its hope in the successful reunification in a new independent Germany that can stand on its own, 1. Welcomes the proposal of a plebiscite to confirm the legitimacy of a reunified German state; a. that will allow but not obligate all citizens who meet the below requirements from bother the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic to vote on reunification provided that: i. voters are of age 18 and above, ii. voters are of legal citizenship under the legislature of their respective governments; b. That will be supervised by the United Nations, comprised of: Voting stations set up in all states of the Federal Republic of Germany, Voting stations set up in all administrative districts of the German Democratic Republic, c. That will allow a voting process of duration 1 month and extended if required; i. ii.

2. Endorses the creation of a democratic and reunified German government with full sovereign rights: a. That is fully self-represented without any foreign influence as guaranteed by the United Nations, b. That comprises of the following, but not limited to: i. A fully functioning constitution, ii. A fully functioning legislative system iii. A fully functional legal and judicial system; 3. Recommends the unification and standardization of the German currency of both nations to allow for better economic integration: a. Suggests that West Germany will aid East Germany to ensure that the East’s declining economy can be self-sustaining, b. Stresses that the above aid is not limited to monetary assistance, but can also take other forms such as sharing resources; 4. Calls for a policy of self-determination of the two countries, a. The logistics of which will be determined by the new democratic government, b. Which would function autonomously; 5. Declares the new German State as a permanent nuclear-weapon-free-zone” 8. Proclaims the imposition of limits to the German military capacity for non-extendable period of 10 years, hereby restricted to: a. a maximum of 200, 000 forces, b. a maximum of 100, 000 naval and air forces combined, 9. Urges the Four Powers to duly renounce all rights formerly held in Germany, including in regard to the city of Berlin; 10. Encourages the creation of a new flag and emblem for the new country of Germany to celebrate the reunification and a new era for Germany 11. Proclaims a national day in remembrance for the reunification of Germany and celebration of the collapse of the Berlin Wall; 13. Authorizes the creation of the International European Development Fund (IDEF): a. With funding from the following bodies and states i. World Bank ii. United States of America

iii. Any nation willing to contribute to this fund b. With the purpose of aiding the establishment of the EEU c. With the purpose of reintegrating divided Europe 15. Encourages political and economic advisors to be sent from member states to the newly reunified Germany, on the basis that: a. The new Germany accepts the help of the said advisors b. The new Germany remains sovereign of its political and economic decisions c. The new Germany retains the right to choose which member states it wants to request advisors from 16. Demands that the newly reunified Germany remains free from all forms of additional foreign military presence for a non-extendible period of 10 years;

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