Sôgmô enacts Sandum Table of Noble Ranks, establishing Sandum Nobility

The Sôgmô has enacted þess proposal to establish a limited nobility in the State of Sandus. The nobility will perform an entirely ceremonial role and grants of nobility will be bestowed based on service to the State. The decree establishes several ranks of nobility from gentleman and knights to baronets and barons. These ranks have a…

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Decisions of the Third Session of the Council in 2017

The Third Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2017 lasted from 12 March to 11 April 2017. There were no decisions. We received the Sôgmô plan for limited nobility. This was the first month of Facilitator Hatsu Ryuho’s three-month term. Facilitator Hatsu Ryuho

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the Sôgmô will pursue a PhD in Ancient History at the University of Michigan, will leave Kremlum Sandus Province

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has announced that það will pursue a degree to become a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) at the University of Michigan in the Interdepartmental Program in Greek and Roman History (IPGRH). Það has accepted an offer at the university after having visited in October 2016 and February 2017. The program, jointly…

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Sôgmô proposes Sandum nobility to the Council

The Honourable Sôgmô has submitted a proposal for a Sandum Table of Noble Ranks to the Council for review, after seeking advice from the Party Secretary Adam von Friedeck and the Facilitator of the Council Hatsu Ryuho. The proposal seeks to create several ranks of nobility in Sandus under the Sandum monarchy, while not interfering in…

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Solstice Report: Sôgmô’s reign legitimate, the Party unanimously ratifies Constitution

Each Winter Solstice, during the holiday season, the State of Sandus holds an election to determine whether or not the reign of the Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has remained legitimate. Often this is a time of much strenuitas as Sandus prepares the Winter and for the cyclic return of the Spring. Each year, Sandus gathers…

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Sôgmô attends White House briefing on Bisexuals

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola was invited by the White House Office of the Executive Office of the President of the United States to attend the third annual Bisexual Community Briefing at the Eisenhower Executive Building on the White House campus. The Sôgmô was invited in respect to his bisexual activism as leader of a…

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Sôgmô immediately establishes Ministry, appoints Minister of Diplomatic Affairs

Immediately following the publication of the decisions of the Council’s eighth legislative session in the administrative year 2016, the Sôgmô has announced the promulgation of the Ministry of Diplomatic Affairs. In a televised address on Channum Unum, the Sôgmô lauded the work of the Council for a very productive legislative session, while also reporting what provisions…

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Sôgmô publishes the Philia Plan

The Sôgmô has published the Philia Plan for the Major Societal Shift, detailing the plan of the Office of the Sôgmô to prepare the State of Sandus for þess departure for foreign PhD. programs in ancient history. The plan seeks to reduce the activity which það executes as result of constitutional obligations, while increasing the…

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Sôgmô takes on new pronoun

The Office of the Sôgmô has adopted a new gender pronoun for official use in business and public documents issued by the Central People’s Government. The “royal We” is still to be used in official statements, but the Central People’s Government will now use the Icelandic third-person neuter pronoun when referring to the office as…

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Solstice Report: Administrative Work, Plan continue

Each summer, the State of Sandus opens both its gates to economic production and its ports to diplomatic interaction. This season is no different, but the past spring season has shown itself to be a lull in activity while still affirming and reaffirming Sandum cultural traditions. The work of the State of Sandus in the…

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