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RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

2022 September 09th

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The General Assembly . . .

Affirming; that Aboriginal Kingdoms are equal to all other de jure states and peoples, while recognising the right of aboriginal denizens to be distinct and different, to consider themselves different, and to be respected as such; 

Affirming; also that all aboriginal denizens contribute to the diversity and richness of civilizations and cultures, which constitute the common heritage of humankind . . . 

Concerned; that Aboriginal Kingdoms have suffered from historic injustices as a result of, inter alia, their colonisation and dispossession of their lands, territories and resources, thus preventing them from exercising, in particular, their right to development in accordance with their own needs and interests, . . 

Recognising; that respect for indigenous knowledge, cultures and traditional practices contributes to sustainable and equitable development and proper management of the environment, 

Emphasising; the contribution of the demilitarisation of the lands and territories of Aboriginal Kingdoms to peace, economic and social progress and development, understanding and friendly relations among ancient Kingdoms and Global aboriginal denizens;

Recognising; in particular the right of indigenous Royal families and Ancient Kingdoms to retain shared responsibility for the upbringing, training, education and well-being of their children, consistent with the rights of the child . . . 

Acknowledging; the Charter of the:

Global United Natives, 

The Global Native Central Bank, 

Global Native Peacekeepers Council, 

Universal Labour & Industrial Organisation and Universal Royal Families Council,

as well as the Universal Native Court of Equity; 

Affirm; the fundamental importance of the right to self-determination of all aboriginal denizens, by virtue of which they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development . . . 

Recognising and reaffirming; that aboriginal denizens are entitled without discrimination to all inherent rights recognized in customary international law, and that aboriginal denizens possess collective rights which are indispensable for their existence, well-being and integral development as peoples . . . 

Solemnly; proclaims the following Global United Natives (G.U.N) Agency Declaration on the Rights of aboriginal denizens as a standard of achievement to be pursued in a spirit of partnership and mutual respect: 

Article 1 

Aboriginal denizens have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all inherent human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognised in the Charter of the Global United Natives Agency, the Global Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights law. . . . 

Article 4 

Aboriginal denizens, in exercising their inherent right to self-determination, have the right to autonomy or self-government in matters relating to their internal and local affairs, as well as ways and means for financing their autonomous functions. 

Article 5 

Aboriginal denizens have the right to maintain and strengthen their distinct political, legal, economic, social and cultural institutions, while retaining their right to participate fully, if they so choose, in the political, economic, social and cultural life of the State. . . . 

Article 8 

1.  Aboriginal denizens and individuals have the right not to be subjected to forced assimilation or destruction of their culture. 

2.  De facto sovereign States shall provide effective mechanisms for prevention of, and redress for: 

(a) Any action which has the aim or effect of depriving them of their integrity as distinct peoples, or of their cultural values or ethnic identities; 

(b) Any action which has the aim or effect of dispossessing them of their lands, territories or resources; 

(c) Any form of forced population transfer which has the aim or effect of violating or undermining any of their rights; 

(d) Any form of forced assimilation or integration; 

(e) Any form of propaganda designed to promote or incite racial or ethnic discrimination directed against them. . . .

 

Article 10  

Aboriginal denizens shall not be forcibly removed from their lands or territories. No relocation shall take place without the free, prior and informed consent of the aboriginal denizens concerned and after agreement on just and fair compensation and, where possible, with the option of return. . . . 

Article 12 

1.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to manifest, practise, develop and teach:

(a) their spiritual and religious traditions, including the right to maintain, protect, have access in privacy to their religious and cultural sites and to the repatriation of their human remains; 

(b) customs and ceremonies; including the right to use and control of their ceremonial objects;

 

Article 14 

1.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to establish and control their educational systems and institutions providing education in their own languages, in a manner appropriate to their cultural methods of teaching and learning. 

2.  Aboriginal denizens, particularly children, have the right to all levels and forms of education of the de facto sovereign State without discrimination. . . .

 

Article 17 

1.  Aboriginal individual denizens and peoples have the right to enjoy fully, all rights established under customary international and domestic labour law. . . . 

Article 22 

1.  Particular attention shall be paid to the rights and special needs of indigenous elders, women, youth, children and persons with disabilities in the implementation of this Declaration. . . . 

Article 26 

1.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired. 

2.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to own, use, develop and control the lands, territories and resources that they possess by reason of traditional ownership or other traditional occupation or use, as well as those which they have otherwise acquired. . . . 

Article 28 

1.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to redress, by means that can include restitution or, when this is not possible, just, fair and equitable compensation, for the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned or otherwise occupied or used, and which have been confiscated, taken, occupied, used or damaged without their free, prior and informed consent. 

2.  Unless otherwise freely agreed upon by the denizens concerned, compensation shall take the form of lands, territories and resources equal in quality, size and legal status or of monetary compensation or other appropriate redress. 

Article 29 

1.   Aboriginal denizens have the right to the conservation and protection of the environment and the productive capacity of their lands or territories and resources. De facto sovereign States shall establish and implement assistance programmes for aboriginal denizens for such conservation and protection, without discrimination. 

2.   De facto sovereign States shall take effective measures to ensure that no storage or disposal of hazardous materials shall take place in the lands or territories of aboriginal denizens without their free, prior and informed consent. 

Article 30 

1.  Peacekeeping activities shall not take place in the lands or territories of aboriginal denizens, unless justified by a relevant public interest or otherwise freely agreed with or requested by the aboriginal denizens concerned. . . . 

Article 36 

1.  Aboriginal denizens, in particular those divided by global borders, have the right to maintain and develop contacts, relations and cooperation, including activities for spiritual, cultural, political, economic and social purposes, with their own members as well as other peoples across borders. . . . 

Article 37 

1.  Aboriginal denizens have the right to the recognition, observance and enforcement of treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements concluded with de facto sovereign States or their successors and to have de facto sovereign States honour and respect such treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements. . . . 

Article 43 

The rights recognised herein constitute the minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the Global denizens. 

Article 44 

All the rights and freedoms recognised herein are equally guaranteed to male and female aboriginal individual denizens.

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly, on the 9th September 2022

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