Resolutions › Resolution 8: Exposing United Nations Agenda 21
WHEREAS, the South Dakota Republican Party recognizes that we are called to be good stewards of the land and its resources, and
WHEREAS, the South Dakota Republican Party views United Nations Agenda 21 as a comprehensive plan of extreme environmentalism, social engineering and global political control, that was initiated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992; and
WHEREAS, United Nations Agenda 21 is being covertly pushed into local communities throughout South Dakota and the United States of America through the International Council of Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) through local “sustainable development” policies such as Smart Growth, Wildlands Project, Resilient Cities, Regional Visioning Projects, and other “Green” or “Alternative” projects; and
WHEREAS, United Nations Agenda 21 plan of “sustainable development” views private property ownership, single family homes, private vehicle ownership; individual travel choices, and privately owned farms as destructive to the environment; and
WHEREAS, according to United Nations Agenda 21, social justice is described as the right and opportunity of all people to benefit equally from the resources afforded us by society and the environment which United Nations Agenda 21 would accomplish by socialist/communist redistribution of wealth; and
WHEREAS, according to United Nations Agenda 21 national sovereignty is deemed a social injustice; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the South Dakota Republican Party recognizes the destructive and insidious nature of United Nations Agenda 21 and hereby exposes the dangerous intent of United Nations Agenda 21; and therefore be it further
RESOLVED, that the South Dakota Republican Party views United Nations Agenda 21 as an infringement on the inalienable rights of citizens of the United States.
RESOLVED that South Dakota, its local governments, and school districts be well informed of the harmful implications of implementation of United Nations Agenda 21 and we hereby reject its destructive strategies for sustainable development.