Questions tagged [united-nations]

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Hiding a Continent

I've been doing quite a bit of research on how to hide an entire continent (that's located on Earth, mind you) and I've only found one even slightly possible solution which is the following: prior to ...
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The Secretary General of the UN is dead. Who acts in his place?

António Guterres, the Secretary General of the UN, and many other UN employees were killed when Jormungandr, the Snakebot of Doom steamrolled New York city in January 2017. Now, in early February 2017,...
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How could Antarctica become its own independent country?

In the "Legend" trilogy and its sequel "Rebel", author Marie Lu envisioned a far future where Antarctica is a superpower decades after the United States splintered into two separate countries. The ...
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Is it possible that there is a world ruled by a single nation?

I am developing the global context about my game and I realize that I only developed one nation. I want to show the planet as a unit to counter against the divine side (there is a kind of strange ...
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Create a unique postal system for an unrecognised nation [closed]

I am building a nation in a world similar to ours which is unrecognised by other nations. The government is not a member of the universal postal union, and wants to create a postal system for its ...
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Geopolitical consequences of a secret peace-keeping organisation backed by the UN Security Council?

In my world, there is a top-secret counter-intelligence/peacekeeping organisation called SWORD that answers directly to the UN Security Council. SWORD was formed in the wake of War World II in order ...
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A large island is discovered and thoroughly explored by scientists. What happens next?

I doubt that any of you remember "the guy with the island". Basically, about 3 months ago, I asked a whole slew of questions that were preparatory for a book project. Now, the book is very nearly ...
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How can Average Joe create a micro-state that is a member of the UN in the least amount of time?

I know the basic steps involved in creating your own country: Own sovereign, undisputed land (that, if in the ocean, is 200 nautical miles away from the nearest sovereign nation). Possess a ...
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Trying to build a realistic dead-people, biologically and environmentally friendly world based on biological naturalness and ancestry [closed]

What would be wrong, with, say having an open area where everyone could be let there to decompose naturally (once dead). How long would it take, using this technique, for subside to reach the stage ...
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How can I realistically dissolve the United Nations as the leader of Egypt?

I am the leader of the of the Egyptian nation. I want to invade the Middle East and recreate the Muslim caliphate of old. I do know, however, that with the United Nations in my way, I will never ...
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