Aenopia and the Grand Unified Micronational

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The Empire of Aenopia and the GUM
GUM logo with text.png Flag of Aenopia.svg
Grand Unified Micronational membership
MembershipFull delegate
SinceFull Delegate: 27 November 2019
Provisional Delegate: 10 November 2019
Observer Delegate: 6 October 2019
GUM EnvoyLogan Ross
Leon Montan
Brennan Sullivan

The Empire of Aenopia is a full member of the Grand Unified Micronational, and has been since the Quorum of Delegates convened and voted on 27 November 2019.[1] Aenopia was previously accepted as an Observer on 6 October 2019 and as a Provisional state on 10 November 2019.[2]

Delegation

Aenopia has 2 out of the maximum 3 delegates for a full member, Logan Ross, Zarel Smith and Leon Montan. Logan is the primary delegate, having represented Aenopia since its initial induction on 6 October 2019. Aenopia's second delegate is Leon Montan who became an Aenopian delegate on 25 October 2020 after resigning from his position as delegate of New Eiffel. Initially, it was planned for Leon Montan to become Aenopia's third and final delegate on 8 April 2020 alongise William Efton however this was refused by the Chair at the time Thomas Bainbridge. Montan would later become the running mate of Jack Dean during the December 2020 Chair elections however would be rejected by Quorum. Aenopia's 3nd delegate Zarel Smith, became Aenopia's final delegate on 7 November 2020 after the dissolution of New Eiffel. Smith would later depart from the delegation following his departure from the community.

William Efton formerly served as a delegate until his departure from the Micronational community in October 2020. He represented Aenopia in one Quorum Minister of Foreign Affairs Trevor also served as a delegate from 22 August 2020 until he was expelled for a lack of inactivity and was replaced by Zarel Smith on 7 November 2020.

GUM elections

The delegate for Aenopia, Logan I, ran in the December 2019 election for the new Chair of the Grand Unified Micronational, against Thomas Bainbridge, Dionisiy I, Prince of Montescano and Alexander I of Lytera and came tied last with Alexander I of Lytera with 2 votes.[3]

GUM elections voting

Election Candidate Outcome Notes Ref.
Dec 2019 Lytera Alexander I Flag of Hrafnfjallv2.png Thomas I [4]
Jun 2020 Iustus Jayden Lycon Uberesse.png Newton von Uberquie [5]
Dec 2020 Poplar Nerva Jack Dean Poplar Nerva Colonies.pngJack Dean [6][7]

Statistics

Quorum attendance

Aenopia has been in attendance of all but 2 Quorums, Logan I has represented Aenopia in all but one Quorum, with Aenopia's second delegate William Efton being the Aenopian representative on 11 April 2020.

List

  • 2 January 2021, present Yes check.png[8]
  • 12 December 2020, present Yes check.png[9]
  • 7 November 2020, present Yes check.png[10]
  • 31 October 2020, present Yes check.png[11]
  • 4 October 2020, present Yes check.png[12]
  • 5 September 2020, present Yes check.png[13]
  • 16 August 2020, present Yes check.png[14]
  • 1 August 2020, present Yes check.png[15]
  • 4 July 2020, present Yes check.png[16]
  • 20 June 2020, present Yes check.png[17]
  • 16 May 2020, present Yes check.png[18]
  • 26 April 2020, not present X mark.png[19]
  • 11 April 2020, present Yes check.png[20]
  • 28 March 2020, present Yes check.png[21]
  • 14 March 2020, present Yes check.png[22]
  • 11 March 2020, present Yes check.png[23]
  • 29 February 2020, present Yes check.png[24]
  • 15 February 2020, present Yes check.png[25]
  • 15 February 2020, present Yes check.png[25]
  • 1 February 2020, present Yes check.png[26]
  • 30 January 2020, present Yes check.png[27]
  • 11 January 2020, not present X mark.png
  • 8 December 2019, present Yes check.png[28]
  • 27 November 2019, present Yes check.png[29]
  • 20 November 2019, present Yes check.png[30]
  • 10 November 2019, present Yes check.png[31]
  • 22 September 2019, not present X mark.png

Fourth 24 Hour Quorum

Logan represented Aenopia briefly during the fourth 24 Hour Quorum in 2020.

Other Activities

Sister Cities Program

New Llandudno Square, showing the signs pointing towards its Sister Cites.

The 3 cities of New Llandudno, New Aberdare and New Tenby were all enlisted into the Sister Cities Program at varying times.[32] Overall, Aenopia has 6 partners spread across 3 cities, with each city having 2 partners. As a result of these partnerships, new bonds were formed with other nations and current allies,[33] most notably with Principality of Posaf.[34]

List of Sister City Partners

New Aberdare is twinned with:
New Llandudno is twinned with:
New Tenby is twinned with:

Former Sister City Partners

GUM Member States Positivity Survey

The GUM Member States Positivity Survey was a survey conducted by Zarel Smith from Statistic-Dime asking participants to rank full member states of the Grand Unified Micronational based on how positively said participant viewed them. It was held from 7–10 July 2020 in two instalments, the first from 7–8 July 2020 with 20 respondents, and the second from 9–10 July with a further 20 respondents, giving a total final of 40. The survey was Smith's eight survey (induing joint-ones). As part of this survey, Aenopia was ranked joint 13th out of 42 Members, initially with a score of 3.7. during the 20 respondents survey[35] later falling to 3.5 with the 40 respondents survey.[36]

See also

References

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  2. Belcher, Adam (10 Nov 2019) [1]. GUM News. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  3. Belcher, Adam (1 Jan 2020) [2]. GUM News. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. https://micronations.wiki/wiki/Special:MobileDiff/528763
  5. Belcher, Adam (1 July 2020) [3]. GUM News. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  6. Terry (26 December 2020) [4]. The Essexian. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  7. Dean, Jack (28 December 2020) [5]. Dean2020. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  8. GUM News. "Quorum, 2 January 2021". Archived from the original on 23 February 2021.
  9. Lycon, Jayden (12 December 2020). [6]. GUM News. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  10. Lycon, Jayden (7 November 2020). [7]. GUM News. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  11. Lycon, Jayden (31 October 2020). [ https://gumnews.wordpress.com/2021/01/03/quorum-31-october-2020/]. GUM News. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  12. Jaax, Austin (4 October 2020). [8]. GUM News. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  13. Jaax, Austin (5 September 2020). [9]. GUM News. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  14. Jaax, Austin (5 September 2020). [10]. GUM News. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  15. Jaax, Austin (1 August 2020). [11]. GUM News. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  16. Jaax, Austin (4 July 2020). [12]. GUM News. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  17. Belcher, Adam (20 June 2020). [13]. GUM News. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  18. Belcher, Adam (16 May 2020). [14]. GUM News. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  19. Belcher, Adam (26 April 2020). [15]. GUM News. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  20. Belcher, Adam (11 April 2020). [16]. GUM News. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  21. Smith, Zarel (16 Mar 2020). "Quorum, 14th March 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  22. Smith, Zarel (16 Mar 2020). "Quorum, 14th March 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  23. Smith, Zarel (16 Mar 2020). "Quorum, 11th March 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  24. Smith, Zarel (2 Mar 2020). "Quorum, 29th February 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  25. 25.0 25.1 Smith, Zarel (18 Feb 2020). "Quorum, 15th February 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  26. Smith, Zarel (3 Feb 2020). "Quorum, 1st February 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  27. Smith, Zarel (3 Feb 2020). "Quorum, 30th January 2020". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  28. Belcher, Adam (20 Dec 2019) "Quorum, 8th December 2019". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  29. Belcher, Adam (20 Dec 2019) "Quorum, 27th November 2019". GUM News. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  30. Belcher, Adam (20 Nov 2019) [17]. GUM News. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  31. Belcher, Adam (10 Nov 2019) [18]. GUM News. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  32. GUM Sister Cities Program official website. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  33. Sister cities
  34. Government of Aenopia. "New Llandudno Mutual Recognition Treaty". Archived from the original on 25 March 2020.
  35. Zarel Smith. ""GUM Member States Positivity Results results"". Archived from the original on 10 July 2020.
  36. Zarel Smith. ""GUM Member States Positivity Results 20 respondents"". Archived from the original on 1 August 2020.