TCN Resolution 022
|TCN General Assembly|
|Date||May 31, 2020|
|Subject||Protection of geographic sites|
TCN Security Council Resolution 022, officially called On the Protection of Important Geographic Sites (022), was adopted by the Terraconserva Council of Nations General Assembly on May 31, 2020.
To the General Assembly of the Terraconserva Council of Nations
- Concerned about the negative effects industrialization and modernization can have on natural ecosystems, historically and culturally significantly important or unique groups and sites, and on unique geographic features.
- Recognizing that although nations have the right to use and/or exploit their territories and resources as they see fit some of the aforementioned features and sites have international significance.
- Realizing that in some cases international efforts must be made to protect ecosystems, cultural sites or groups, and geographic features.
- Defines an Important Geographic Site as: an ecosystem, geologic feature, historically or culturally significant or unique group or site, that is of such importance as to warrant international protection.
- Authorizes the Terraconserva Council of Nations to create the International Geographic Site Survey (IGSS).
- Calls upon the members of the TCN to send one person with a relevant degree (anthropology, geography, biology) and one diplomat to be their nation's liasons to the IGSS.
- Empowers the aforementioned survey to create a database of Important Geographic Sites.
- Requires member nations to obtain the permission of the IGSS to economically exploit, conduct significant construction on, or otherwise tamper with the natural state of an Important Geographic Site.
- Allows member nations to submit sites within their own territories and within the territories of others to the IGSS for consideration as an Important Geographic Site.