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August 25, 2021

CNS Adopted Charter

Olympia, Washington USA 25 August 2021 – Meeting in Executive Session on 24 August, the Congress of Nations and States (CNS) Convening Council (formerly the Preparatory Body) unanimously adopted the CNS Charter to establish the Congress as an international organization formally. Miguel J. Alfonso Martinez noted diplomat and Special Rapporteur to the UN Working Group […]

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August 8, 2021

CNS Celebrating the World’s 5000 nations on Indigenous Peoples Day

8 August 2021 Olympia, WA USA – The Congress of Nations and States (CNS) [www.cnsint.org] celebrates the 2021 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August joining the common call for a new Social Contract between UN Member States. The combined populations of indigenous nations constitute about 24% of the global population on […]

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July 17, 2021

Congress Of Nations And States Drafting New Crimes Treaty To Establish Permanent International Indigenous Justice Mechanism

Olympia, Washington, July 17 2021 – The Congress of Nations and States continues to work on drafting a new crimes treaty which will serve as the foundational instrument for a permanent international justice mechanism for Indigenous Peoples. This treaty, which will be formally presented in 2022 at the first Assembly of the Congress, will be open […]

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A group of female students and a nun pose in a classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Man., in a 1940 archive photo. (Library and Archives Canada)
July 8, 2021

Residential School Killings in Canada

Olympia, Washington USA 8 July 2021 – The Congress of Nations and States (CNS) issued a statement calling on the governments of First Nations and Canada to convene an emergency Intergovernmental Summit with the Catholic Church of Canada on growing evidence of residential school killings. CNS is established to serve as the international institution. It […]

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Justice for Myanmar | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
June 29, 2021

CNS Open Letter to People of South Korea RE: POSCO

Dear People of the Republic of South Korea, The Congress of Nations and States invites the people of the Republic of South Korea to join the ethnic nations in Burma, to call upon POSCO to stop providing funding to the Myanmar military. The Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) continues to engage in genocide, crimes against humanity, war […]

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May 28, 2021

Congress of Nations and States Conducts Inaugural Inter-Commission Session

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, May 28 – Following three months of developing new international legislation, the six CNS Commissions – Economic, Environmental, Culture and Society, Political, Security and Justice – organized the first inter-commission session with the aim of discussing the organization’s logistics, shared goals, principles, and common lexicon. The CNS Secretary General, the six Commissions’ Chairs […]

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Source: legaldocsaz.net
Source: legaldocsaz.net
May 12, 2021

Congress of Nations and States Forms Charter Working Group

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, May 12 – The Congress of Nations and States (CNS) has appointed a working group, with Dr. Xoua Thao – a Hmong CNS Preparatory Body member, physician and attorney – as Chair-Elect, to ordain and establish an official CNS Charter. Proclaiming the CNS a permanent international institution, the Charter enables the Congress to […]

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Tatmadaw Cartel Finance Map | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
Tatmadaw Cartel Finance Map | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
May 8, 2021

Open Letter to Investors and Shareholders re: Burma

Dear Shareholders of for-profit institutions, are you aware that Myanmar (Burma) is being burned to the ground by the Tatmadaw (Burmese military)?

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Dr. Mohammad Habib Ullah, CNS Preparatory Body Member; Member of the Rohingya Community
Dr. Mohammad Habib Ullah, CNS Preparatory Body Member; Member of the Rohingya Community
May 6, 2021

Congress of Nations and States Offers to Host Burma Summit

Tomorrow, the Congress of Nations and States (CNS) will offer to host a dialogue between Burma’s leaders of ethnic nations to establish agreements on collective actions to dismantle the Tatmadaw (Myanmar/Burmese Military) and prevent further crimes being committed against the peoples of Burma.

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ULMWP, West Papua Provisional Government | Photo by: freewestpapua.org
ULMWP, West Papua Provisional Government | Photo by: freewestpapua.org
May 1, 2021

West Papuan Provisional Government Forms Cabinet and Departments Independent from Indonesia

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, May 1 – Today, on the 58th anniversary of Indonesia’s colonization of West Papua, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Provisional Government has announced the formation of a full cabinet commanding 12 departments and committed to human rights, the natural environment, and international humanitarian law.

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