Mostly Harmless Alliance
|Statistics as of 11/27/2008|
|Nation Rank||26,231 of 5,242 (500.4%)|
|Total Area||8.176 sq mi|
Athenia was founded on November 27, 2008. As a small and new nation, Athenia began working on creating a larger infrastructure and seeking allies to boost its growth. It is pending acceptance into the Mostly Harmless Alliance.
War: Athenia is a peaceful nation that does not seek to conquer or war. The government's primary concern is the education and prosperity of its people. However, Athenia does believe in safety and protection of all peoples, and will do what it can to protect innocents from unlawful death.
Nuclear Weapons: Athenia takes a strong stance against the usage and development of nuclear weapons. Therefore, Athenia will not use nuclear technology to develop its own nuclear armaments. However, Athenia is not opposed to the development of nuclear technology for peaceful aims.
Illegal Substances: Athenia does not support the usage of mind altering or damaging substances. Athenia also recognizes the tremendous cost to both life and economy of its citizens in war against such substances. Therefore, Athenia would open new rehabilitation centers and educate their citizens to the dangers of drugs, but would not prepared to declare an all out war on drugs.
Freedom of Speech: Athenia, as a Democracy, recognizes the citizenries right to the freedom of speech. In the case of rioters, those who are involved in the limitation of speech of others or who are involved in illegal activities would be reprimanded. The primary concern for the government in riot cases are the protection of human life and the sanctity of rights. In cases of slander against the government and propaganda against the government, the government must allow these activities as to not silence the voice of its citizens.
Foreign Aid: The government of Athenia recognizes the best strategy to stem problems at home is to help stem them abroad. If there are nations hurting from natural disasters and people are distressed and in need of aid, Athenia will do whatever it can to assist.
Immigration: Athenia has an open border policy, but in order for the immigrants to remain in the country they will have to become citizens first.
Trade: Any nation that commits crimes against humanity is off of the trade list for Athenia. Any nation that is known around the world for its terrible treatment of its citizens and for poor inhuman actions against others will not be open for trade with Athenia.