Canada Australia New Zealand United Kingdom (CANZUK)
Quoting CANZUK International:
"CANZUK International (CI) is the leading group advocating closer ties between Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, known amongst diplomats at the UNited Nations as the 'CANZUK Group'.
These four countries have shared commercial ties, geopolitical aspirations and venerable constitutional tradition over centuries.
Amongst CI's aims is freedom of movement within the CANZUK Group for citizens of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In addition, it regards loyalty to the same monarch as an essential symbol of a common heritage and the cornerstone of constitutional democracy.
More specifically, it is envisaged that the CANZUK Group would collaborate in the following areas:
- Free Trade
- Foreign Policy
- Constitutional Affairs
The four leading Commonwealth realms could build upon existing economic, diplomatic and institutional ties to forge a cohesive alliance of nation-states with a truly global outlook."
As a University branch of this organisation, we would aim to promote this idea of closer ties between the CANZUK group countries amongst all students. This involves organising discussions and debates, looking further into the organisation's proposals and even suggesting personal proposals on how CANZUK could become effective. Our branch also encourages learning more about each CANZUK countries, such as culture, society and indigeneous nations. Guest speakers would also be invited to project and discuss their views on CANZUK related subjects.
Anyone can join, you don't have to be a citizen of the CANZUK countries as this involves, and can have an effect on, everyone. We also want to create closer ties between students from all different backgrounds and areas of studies - the more we learn about each other, the better can we work together in designing a world reaching project. That will especially be done by organising several social events across the terms.
The chance of being part of something big and international is right infront of you!
RUSU Student Activities Constitution 2017/18