UN – The EU is now recognised as a State

The EU is to be given similar rights and powers to a fully fledged nation state in the United Nations general assembly.

Baroness Ashton, the EU foreign minister or “High Representative”, will be given a special seat alongside a new European UN ambassador with “the right to speak in a timely manner, the right of reply, the right to circulate documents, the right to make proposals and submit amendments (and) the right to raise points of order”.

Now, before the apologists come steaming in to say ah, but, its only like a state, not really a state, ponder this from Dan Hannan.

What constitutes a state? The accepted definition comes in Article One of the 1933 Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States:

The state as a person of international law should possess the following qualifications: (a) a permanent population; (b) a defined territory; (c) government; and (d) capacity to enter into relations with the other states.

The EU has qualified for decades on (a), (b) and (c). Now it has ticked the final box. The European Constitution Lisbon Treaty, which came into effect on 1 December 2009, gave the EU “legal personality”: that is, the right to sign treaties. Now, the EU has been formally recognised by the United Nations. To carry out the foreign policy of the new state, we have a European foreign service. Taken together, these things surely amount to “capacity to enter into relations with other states”.

Put bluntly, under international law, the UN has just recognised the EU in every way as a State in all but name.

Where now are the ‘guarantees’ of Nick Clegg at the election that he would never allow the EU to become a state, or the promises of Cameron that there would be no further transfers of power without a referendum.  Statehood for the EU is the ultimate transfer of power.

On 22nd June I twittered the following:

The big question now is: Should David Cameron call an In/Out Referendum on the EU? http://bit.ly/aSNhKQ

Well we DEMAND one now, followed immediately by the repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 if its a NO vote.

Irrespective of the views of the UN, I, that is me, do not recognise that the EU has any legitimacy whilst it does not have the authority or permission of the 500m people who make up the member states and I will NEVER bow to it as a state.

I do not recognise its assumed authority, I do not recognise its ‘laws’, and from this point on, the only law I am prepared to recognise is English Common Law until such time that the people of this country in a free vote choose otherwise.

I know that I have been writing about this for years, trying in vain to warn people to the dangers that lie ahead, I only hope that now presented with proof positive you will finally do something….

“The EU is the old Soviet Union dressed in Western clothes” – Gorbachev
Footnote: In his Laudator Temporis Acti, Michael Gilleland blogs references legitimating our use of the famous passive periphrastic (“Carthago delenda est“) of Cato who thought that “Carthage must be destroyed.” Gilleland says further that “Unio Europaea delenda est” (the E.U. must be destroyed — to save Europe) is also fine and a good effort at applying the rules about the gerundive and the “to be” verb.
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Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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6 Responses to UN – The EU is now recognised as a State

  1. WitteringsfromWitney says:

    As always IPJ, with you on this 100%! Have cross-posted, with your assumed agreement!

  2. Now Ian, is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the country.

    Good to have you alongside.

    I went a step further and entered Lawful Rebellion, thereby withdrawing my consent lawfully and peacefully. Part 2 of the plan is to starve them of cash. If we don’t give it to them (our government) they can’t give it to them (the EU Scamsters).

    Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

    CR.

  3. jameshigham says:

    Irrespective of the views of the UN, I, that is me, do not recognise that the EU has any legitimacy whilst it does not have the authority or permission of the 500m people who make up the member states and I will NEVER bow to it as a state.

    I do not recognise its assumed authority, I do not recognise its ‘laws’, and from this point on, the only law I am prepared to recognise is English Common Law until such time that the people of this country in a free vote choose otherwise.

    That could well be our manifesto. I feel an EU post coming on.

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  5. Sean O'Hare says:

    Depressing! I think I may go and live in North Korea or Iran. Can’t see them joining this NWO thing anytime soon.

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