Quorums, 15th February 2020

Present
Kingdom of Hrafnarfjall (Chair)
Principality of New Eiffel
Empire of Iustus
Gymnasium State
United Kingdoms of Misberia and Caloudonum
Empire of Aenopia
Principality of Posaf
Kingdom of Wegmat
Union of Nova-Occitania
Palatinate of Uberquiesenberg
Union of Millania and New Granada
Kingdom of Atovia
Federal Republic of Caddia (provisional)
Grand Republic of Cycoldia
Kingdom of Lytera

Voting in absentia
Principality of Zenrax

The Quorum entered into session at 18:06 UTC.

The Chair gave notice that membership applications would be done last, and advised delegates who would not be in attendance by the end of Quorum to him their absentee votes.

24-Hour Quorum

The Chair invited thoughts on a date and time for the fourth 24-Hour Quorum. The delegate for Misberia gave the times at which most delegates could attend Quorms from the official GUM survey he did as a reference for when the 24-Hour Quorum could start, most commonly ranging from 18:00 to 22:00 (UTC). It was commonly agreed upon that Saturday and Sunday would be the best times.

The Chair motioned to set the date and time for the 24 Hour Quorum to be starting on the 22nd February 2020 at 08:00 (UTC). The Quorum divided:
Support: 5
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 2
The Quorum approved the motion.

Membership applications

The chair gave notice that he had rejected the application for the Iceni Democratic Republic as it had dissolved.

Rednecks Republic (observer)  
The Quorum divided:
Support: 13
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 1
The Rednecks Republic was accepted as an observer.

The Chair intermittently left, and Quorum was left un-adjourned without a Chair or Vice-Chair for thirty minutes.

Quorum was adjourned by the Vice-Chair at 19:04 UTC

A second Quorum was later held by the Vice-Chair on the same day:

Present:
Commonwealth of Essexia (Vice-Chair)
Empire of Aenopia
United Kingdoms of Misberia and Caloudonum
Empire of Iustus
Principality of New Eiffel
Kingdom of Wegmat
Principality of Posaf
Union of Millania and New Granada
Kingdom of Lytera
Federal Republic of Caddia (provisional)
Triumvirate of Sonderan

The Quorum entered into session at 20:51 UTC

Membership applications
Federation of New Port (full) 
The Quorum divided:
Support: 0
Oppose: 9
Abstain: 0

The Chair moved that New Port be instead offered observership status. The Quorum divided:
Support: 9
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 0
New Port was accepted as an observer state.

The Most Serene Judaistic People’s Democratic Republic of the Provinces and Greater Confederates of Henristan (Observer)
The Quorum divided:
Support: 5
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 3

Despotate of Vlasynia (full) 
The Quorum divided:
Support: 2
Oppose: 3
Abstain: 2

Closing business

The Vice-Chair apologised for the inconvenience of holding two Quorum sessions.

Quorum was adjourned at 21:08.

Quorum, 1st February 2020

Present
Kingdom of Hrafnarfjall (Chair)
Union of Mercia and Lurk
Empire of Iustus
Empire of Aenopia
Commonwealth of Essexia
United Kingdoms of Misberia and Caloudonum
Grand Republic of Cycoldia
Principality of Posaf
Federal Republic of Caddia (provisional)

The Quorum entered into session at 19:38 UTC.

Membership applications

The delegate for Iustus gave notice that there were no membership applications.

Help Joining the GUM

The Chair motioned to integrate the Help Joining GUM project as an official entity of the GUM. The Quorum divided:
Support: 6
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 1
The Quorum approved the motion.

Closing business

The delegate for Posaf stated that the Sister Cities Project Phase 2 will likely start in a week due to the success of the project. The delegate for Lytera expressed their delight for the success of the Sister Cities Project.

The Quorum was adjourned at 19:50 UTC.

 

Quorum, 30th January 2020

Present
Kingdom of Hrafnarfjall (Chair)
Principality of New Eiffel
Kingdom of Atovia
Empire of Adammia
Kingdom of Gradonia
Principality of Posaf
Palatinate of Uberquiesenberg
Empire of Iustus
Empire of Aenopia
Republic of New Westphalia
Kingdom of Lytera
Republic Poplar Nerva
Kingdom of Montescano
Gymnasium State

Quorum entered into an extraordinary session at 17:03 UTC.

Motion to expel Hasanistan

The Chair noted the evidence of the delegate of Hasanistan admitting to the vandalism on MicroWiki in public on MicroWiki@Discord and in private, and noted how the Occitania courts had come to the same conclusion holding the delegate for Hasanistan and Emiel of Mahuset accountable for the vandalism. Delegates further condemned the actions of the vandalism, citing it as being unprofessional. The delegate for Aenopia called the vandalism inappropriate and childish.

The Chair motioned that the Delegation of Hasanistan be hereby ejected from the GUM for misconduct. The quorum divided:
Support: 14
Oppose: 0
Abstain: 0

The Delegation of Hasanistan was rejected.

Closing business

The delegate for Uberquiesenberg released a statement on behalf of the Konmalehth Chairman, thanking the GUM Chair and senior staff for working closely with the Konmalehth Chair and his staff on a speedy resolution to the matter, and said that he was glad to have the trust of the GUM in resolving cross community issues and hope that they can have a continued positive relationship in future.

The Quorum was adjourned at 17:19 UTC.