Procedure 1. Roll Call 2. Motion to set agenda 3. Motion to open debate 4. Motion to open speaker’s list 5. Debate 6. Conclusion
Roll Call The Chairperson will call each country's name. When you hear your country, answer "present” or “present and voting” (you may not abstain from any vote if you are present and voting).
Setting the Agenda You must decide the order in which your committee will debate on the topics of the conference. Someone will propose a motion to set the order of the topics as A first, B second, and C third. Once the motion has been made, three delegations will speak in favor of that order, and three other delegations will speak against it. Once these six speeches have been given, a vote is taken.
Motion to Open Debate Motion to Open Speaker’s List Debate Conclusion
Researching Your Country What sort of government does your country have? What types of ideologies (political, religious or other) influence your country's government? Which domestic issues might influence your country's foreign policy? What are some major events in your country's history? Why are they important? Which ethnicities, religions and languages can be found in your country?
Researching Your Country Where is your country located? Which countries share a border with your country? Which countries are considered allies of your country? Which countries are considered enemies of your country? What is your country's gross domestic product (GDP)? How does this compare to other countries in the world? When did your country become a member of the UN?