Updated Lists of Possible 2016-2017 Resolutions

These are the working resolutions at the end of the second day at the Topic Wording meeting. The final chance to discuss and comment is tomorrow morning, so if you have suggestions or comments, please post them.

1. The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

2. The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic engagement with the Republic of India.

3. The United States federal government should substantially increase its Official Development Assistance to one or more of the following: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Liberia, Zimbabwe.

4. The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

5. The United States federal government should substantially reduce its participation in one of the following: United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, United Nations Population Fund, World Bank.

6. The United States federal government should substantially increase its participation in the United Nations World Food Programme.

7. The United States federal government should ratify or accede to one or more of the following: Convention on the Rights of the Child, Law of the Sea Treaty, Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture.

8. The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China.

9. The United States federal government should substantially increase its security assistance to one or more of the following: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, Saudi Arabia.

10. The United States federal government should substantially strengthen its export controls on dual-use technology toward one or more of the following: China, Israel, Russia, Taiwan.

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