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Arucian Cooperation Organization

Flag of Arucian Cooperation Organization Gaullican: Organisation de coopération des Aruciennes Vespasian: Organizzazione della cooperazione aruciana
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  Full members   Associate members   Observers
  Full members
  Associate members
  Observers
HeadquartersDécouverte, Sanslumiere
Largest cities
Official languagesEstmerish, Gaullican, Vespasian
TypePolitical and economic union
Member states
GovernmentSupranational organisation
• Chairman
Giuliani Bianchi
Establishment
TBD, 1988
Area
• Total
158,897 km2 (61,350 sq mi)
Population
• 2019 estimate
13,474,715
• Density
84.8/km2 (219.6/sq mi)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$150.16 billion
• Per capita
$11,144
Currency

The Arucian Cooperation Organization is an intergovernmental regional organization, comprised of three member states, one associate member, and four observer states situated in the Western Arucian Sea and Eastern Arucian Sea.

Established in 1988 with the Treaty of TBD, the Arucian Cooperation Organization promotes economic cooperation and integration between its member states, as well as to coordinate foreign policy among its members. To this end, the Arucian Cooperation Organization has established a common customs area in 1993, and a common market in 2017 among its member states, as well as loosened visa restrictions for visitors travelling between member states (albeit no full freedom of movement exists among its members).

History

The Arucian Cooperation Organization has its roots in the aftermath of the Great War, when Estmere established the Oriental Commonwealth, which comprised of the Estmerish Colony of Imagua, the Estmerish-occupied Sanslumiere, and the Mandate of the Sabanas and Santi Aquila e Priscilla in late 1935. While this effort was extremely short lived, particularly after Estmere collapsed into chaos, leading to Sanslumiere declaring its independence, this was seen as a proof of concept that cooperation can be done between states in the Arucian.

In 1938, the Imaguan-Sanslumieran Friendship Treaty was signed, which established cooperation between the two countries on a matter of issues, mostly economic.

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Structure

Chairman

The head of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, or the Chairman, is a position that rotates every three years among the heads of government of the member states of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, with the current holder as of 2020 being Sabanan Premier Giuliani Bianchi.

The responsibility of the Chairman of the Arucian Cooperation Organization is to help administer the day-to-day operations of the ACO (in a role analogous to that of a head of government), as well as represent the ACO at international events as the equivalent to a head of state.

Committees

As of 2020, there are five committees under the aegis of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, each devoted to a certain field of regional integration.

Committee Acronym Purpose
Committee for Finance and Planning CFP Coordinating financial policies among its members
Committee for Foreign and Community Relations CRÉC Coordinating the ACO's foreign policy
Committee for Trade and Economic Development CCDÉ Coordinating trade and economic development among its members
Committee for Legal Affairs CAJ Advises the members of the ACO on how to deal with regional crime and security
Committee for Budgetary Affairs CAB Providing a budget for the ACO

Agencies

As of 2020, there are TBD agencies operating under the Arucian Cooperation Organization. While these organizations are autonomous, they all report back to, and receive funding from the Arucian Cooperation Organization.

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Members

As of 2020, the Arucian Cooperation Organization has three full members, four observers, and one associate member participating in its institutions.

Associate members

As of 2020, there is one associate member of the Arucian Cooperation Organization. Associate members are regions under the direct control of another state within the Arucian region: thus, while they participate in most of the institutions of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, they are exempt from participating in certain areas, particularly the common market and customs union.

Nation Capital Language Population Gross domestic product
(nominal)
GDP (nominal)
per capita
Area (km²) Year joined
Gaullica Îles des Saints Saint-Thomas Gaullican TBD TBD TBD TBD 2018

Full members

As of 2020, there are three full members of the Arucian Cooperation Organization. Full members participate in all areas of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, including the common market and customs union.

Nation Capital Language Population Gross domestic product
(nominal)
GDP (nominal)
per capita
Area (km²) Year joined
Imagua and the Assimas Imagua Cuanstad Estmerish
Etrurian
1,306,505 $44,423,783,010 $34,002 24,085 1988
 Sabanas Confluenza Vespasian 1,825,360 $40,002,764,400 $21,915 13,830 1988
 Sanslumiere Découverte Gaullican 10,342,850 $65,738,223,700 $6,356 120,982 1988

Observers

As of 2020, there are four observer states of the Arucian Cooperation Organization. Observer states are allowed to participate in at least one of the bodies and/or institutions of the Arucian Cooperation Organization, but are ineligible to vote in affairs concerning the Arucian Cooperation Organization.

Nation Capital Language Population Gross domestic product
(nominal)
GDP (nominal)
per capita
Area (km²) Year joined
 Aucuria Kalnaspilis Ruttish 30,223,510 $213,649,992,190 $7,069 1,098,581 TBD
 Eldmark Hammarvik Geatish 34,764,129 $1,129,834,192,500 $32,500 1,614,037 TBD
 Halland Avelon Estmerish 63,873,808 $2,652,743,120,048‬ $41,531 1,831,549 TBD
 Satucin Gatôn Gaullican 125,105,368 $1,690,673,943,152 $13,514 3,051,077 TBD

Relations

quite friendly to COMSED and the Euclean Community, less so with Narozalica, ROSPO, and IFDS