Citizenship Oath Finalized
The new United Democtratic Commonwealth Oath Of Citizenship has been finalized and passed by the First Administrative Council, and approved by the Polity. First publication of the UDC Oath of Citizenship will be in late June, 2017 though its first use is anticipated to be on the confirmation of new citizens from June 1, 2017 onward. The UDC Oath Of Citizenship replaces actual execution of the Compact by new citizens, thus streamlining the administrative process. The Oath contains statements of affirmation of the principles in the Compact, as well as denunciation of the use of violence as a diplomatic tool or for the promotion of ideologies.