Perfect harmony in the Erasmus Peace Conference on Wednesday, 27th January 2016: all 16 nations agree on the following resolution.
Forum: Paris Peace Conference Committee: Reparations Main submitter: Germany Co-Submitters: Poland, United States of America, Japan, Great Britain, France, Kingdom of Croats, Serbs and Slovenes, Kingdom of Belgium, Republic of Austria The Paris Peace Conference, Noting with regret the tremendous damage suffered by all countries during the Great War, Fully aware that the outbreak of war was a result of escalating tension between all countries, Commending the establishment of the Paris Peace Conference as a basis for future peace and equality between all nations, Hoping to build up infrastructure, trade, and economic resilience in all nations: 1. Demands the demilitarisation of Germany to a total of 200,000 troops, excluding temporary, emergency situations: with an additional 100,000 to be exclusively used for League of Nations peace missions; 2. Further demands the creation of an International Development Fund (IDF) as an organ of the League of Nations in order to improve economic resilience of all countries and promote trade and development as well as provide aid by: a. making it mandatory for all nations of the PPC to join the IDF b. creating a pool from annual monetary contributions made by member states of which the respective quotas, ranging up to 0.5%, will be assigned according to: i. Size of the economy, ii. Economic stability, c. Establishing a Council of IDF Member States comprised of representatives from each member state as well as topic experts on the war with the purpose of deciding the which member states will receive financial aid and how much 3. Urges that the Republic of Austria is to pay no less than 0.2% of their annual GDP for the next 5 years, followed by 0.6% for an additional 25 years as reparations, to be given to the IDF to help build up economic resilience and promote trade; 4. Proclaims not to punish any other nation except the ones that were being found mainly guilty in the resolution about war guilt 5. Affirms that Germany will relinquish all its warships to Britain in order to ensure future economic relations; 6. Declares that Germany to be prepared to make payments of up to 100 billion marks in form of resources or money to be paid in instalments to the IDF of: a. 20 Billion Marks by May 1st 1926, b. at most 1 Billion Marks for the next ten years, c. the remaining 80 Billion Marks as instalments appropriate for the German economy; resources such as but not limited to: i. gold ii. commodities iii. securities 7. Approves that Germany and Austria in a balance of 65% to 35% will make up for devastation of areas in Belgium and Northern France through payments of: a. 20 million tonnes of coal annually for the next seven years to France b. Payment of benzoyl, coal tar, sulphate of ammonia, dyestuffs and medicines to countries such as France, Belgium, Italy, Kingdom of Croats, Serbs and Slovenes and Luxembourg 8. Offers German freighter space as part of payments and the use of German ship yards for the creation of further ships for appropriate countries; 9. Emphasizes the replacement of river boats destroyed during the war in Belgium and Northern France by Germanys own river crafts.