General Assembly Resolution # 15
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
The Nations of the World Assembly,
CONVINCED that the union of two persons should be equally protected by the State regardless of gender or sexual orientation,
CONVINCED that it is necessary to adopt worldwide standards for the protection of minorities whenever persons of these minorities decide to share a life together,
DETERMINED to further the rights of persons that have been oppressed and discriminated against for ages,
RESOLVED to provide a legal framework that enhances the social recognition of these minorities,
RECOGNIZING that religious communities have different views and are free to recognize or not such unions,
ADOPT the following resolution:
Article 1 (Object)
(a) This resolution applies to civil contracts regulating the union of two persons and its effects on the common estate and inheritance rights of the participants.
(b) This resolution does not affect the criteria and restrictions in existence for the celebration of rites within religious communities.
Article 2 (Protection of Marriage)
(a) All States shall have the minimum conditions to protect the union of two persons which shall include but are not restricted to provisions regulating the administration of the common estate and the inheritance rights acquired by those entering into such a union.
(b) The protection referred to in the previous section does not automatically confer any rights other than those that the State specifically provides for the protection of the union between two persons.
(c) The provisions of this article shall not be construed to diminish the status, rights or recognition of civil contracts already in existence.
Article 3 (Non-discrimination)
(a) No State shall restrict the right to enter into such unions to persons of a certain sex or sexual orientation, nor shall they require that they be of the same or different sex.
(b) No State shall establish different conditions, requirements or effects to unions of persons of the same or different sex.
(c) No State shall create special categories of contracts with similar goals and effects to those stated in the previous article while imposing any of the restrictions stated in the previous sections.