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How do you start a speech? Honorable chairs, Distinguished delegates...
How do you address yourself? In third person (the delegate of your country) or simply as your country name1
If you support a resolution (Your country) is in favor of this resolution, because it believes that...
You would like another country to do/ say/ answer something Would the delegate of (that country) please... (amend/ state/ clarify)
You think the delegate hasn't been clear or even made a mistake and would like to see if they know it. Isn't the honorable delegate of (that country) aware of the fact that...?
When you finish speaking you must do this yield the floor - to either the chair or another delegate.
If you cannot hear a speaker, the room is too hot, or your comfort level compromised so you cannot participate in the committee Point of Personal Privilege
If you cannot hear a speaker may you interrupt the speaker with a point of pp? yes
Can you interrupt a speaker with a point of personal privilege if you can hear them? no
If there is an error in the procedure of debate that has just happened Point of Order
Can you interrupt a speaker with a point of order? no
in question form to the delegate who has the floor- must be recognized by the chair Point of Information to the Speaker
in question form to the chair, cannot interrupt a speaker, can refer to general committee information Point of Information to the Chair
call for closure of debate, vote to be taken on a resolution or amendment, requires a second, stopped by objection, chair can overrule Motion to Move the Question (or Previous Question)
calls for temporary disposal of a resolution, chair will usually overrule this, used for poorly written resolutions, needs majority vote to and 2/3 to bring the resolution back to discussion Motion to Table the Question
can be proposed at the beginning of the conference, must be debated, a simple majority is needed, makes changes to the topic list Amendments to the Agenda
changes to the resolution, can only be submitted after the delegate has taken the floor- after they submit an official sheet to the chair- go through closed debate before vote Amendments to Resolution
voting yes in favor
voting no against
voting neither yes or no abstain
motion to have roll-call voting Motion to Divide the House
to pass a resolution majority in favor, tie vote fails, majority abstentions fail
Voting procedure no interruptions are allowed except for points of order about voting procedure
Can you withdraw a resolution before voting? only if all submitters and co-submitters agree- passed with a simple majority
debate where delegates may speak either in favor or against at any time (most of committee time is spent in this type) Open debate
debate where the first half is restricted to speaker for and the second half to speakers against Closed debate
Can you discuss funding in speeches and resolution in broad general terms, no specific numbers/ funds should be named- it should be assumed the UN and other funders will find the funding
How you address the person/s in the front of the room Mr./ Madam Chair
If you want to speak The delegate requests/ wishes to have the floor
You would like to ask a question May the delegate rise to a point of information?
You think the speaker / other delegate should agree with them Does the speaker/ delegate not agree that...
You are open to questions The delegate yields the floor to points of information
you want the committee's support The delegate urges the house to give the delegate of... its support by voting for/ against this motion/ resolution/ amendment
Created by: qesarah
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