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Transcript of Mun Introduccion
This model is a concept began in the USA
It's aim was to teach young people about the united nations by simulating its process.
The united nations is an intergovermental organization established on october 24 1945 to promote international co-operation was created following world war 2 to prevent another such conflict.
It was conformed at the beginning by 5 founding countries china, USA, France, UK, and the russian federation (5 permanent countries in the security council) winners of the world war two.
Delegates also learn important skills of negotiation and compromise to be challenged by questions from the other delegates. Public speaking and debating skills are fostered by this process. All delegates must be attentive and active in their listening and be poised to challenge opposing standpoints. This is a potentially stressful activity for young people but in meeting these challenges students develop self confidence and self esteem.
On this activity , the main developed abilities are writing, public speaking, researching, leadership skills, debating, reasoning and critical thinking and teamwork.
Research - Read and watch daily news to keep informed about whats going on around the world
Make an Opening speech - one minute speech on anything to do with the topic, which the delegate would like to point out.
Make an Position speech - one minute speech of your countries position on the committee question
Have confidence - speak up and don't be afraid to share you comment during the informal debate any opportunity you have.
The main rules for this activity include;
No eating during any procedure, only in break times.
Only talking when given the word by the chair.
The use of parliamentary language.
Properly following the stated dress code.
Not playing with the given placards.
Not raising the placards when other delegates or a president is speaking.
Not standing up during procedures.
No speaking between delegates when a president or other delegates are making an intervention.
Not leaving your commission or main room without being in break time or without a permission.
The following are the required elements for men's dressing code;
Long sleeve elegant shirt
The following are the required elements for woman's dressing code;
Matching and formal colors
For both, men and woman, its required to follow the school dress code.
Final commission work
1. Point of personal privilege:you can use it when you are uncomfortable for any reason.
2. Point of information to the Chair: If you do not understand something about the topic.
3. Point of Parliamentary Procedure: These are questions that you may want to ask about the procedure.
4. Point of Information to the speaker: When a Delegation is speaking in favor or against a resolution; you may want to ask him or her a question.
5. Move to extend Debate time: When the time of the debate is finished a delegation can ask the Chair to extend it.
6. Move to recess: Just when you are very tired you ask for this.
7.Yielding: When a delegate finishes speaking he or she has to give the word to the chair.
8.Voting: When the debate time is over, the General Assembly will proceed to vote on the resolution, to see if it passes or not.
-The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policy making and representative organ of the United Nations.
-Comprising all 193 Members of the United Nations.
-All the countries discuss about important topics
Rights of reply
M.U.N, or Model of the United Nations, is a role-playing activity, where students take the role of United Nations delegates, and discuss, debate, and find possible solutions for actual world wide problems. This activity involves public speaking, researching, debating, writing, team work, and leadership skills and abilities, and helps improve them.
History of mun in our school
Mun was started around 1993.
It was brought by a teacher called Ilda that came from Valledupar.
At the beggining it was for older kids and as they had too much work, they arranged MUN for smaller grades (3,4,5) and even included first grade in one of the first models at school.