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Position papers may serve as a starting point for negotiations and debate at the Conference. Well-crafted position papers can often take the place of formal opening speeches and allow Representatives to attend to the substantive work of their committees more quickly.
The position papers linked below demonstrate both the format and content of well-crafted position papers for AMUN. They were taken from actual position papers from past AMUN conferences, though the delegation names have been removed. Each delegation should submit one complete position paper that covers all of the committees and topics for their delegation.
Generally, position papers are about words one half page, single-spaced per topic. Topics in Security Council simulations are not pre-designated. Delegations on the Security Council or Historical Security Councils should select the two or three topics that are most important to their country and submit a position paper again, about words for each of those topics.
AMUN uses an online form for the submission of position papers. Papers are NOT submitted in hard copy. If, on the day of the deadline, you have difficulty submitting a position paper, please e-mail your submission to mail amun.
Each delegation should submit its position papers for ALL committees and topics at the same time. Delegations may save partial position papers in the system before submitting the final position paper. Please do not include any header information e. A header that includes all of this information will be automatically generated by the online system.
Copying and pasting position papers from a word-processing document is the easiest way to ensure correct submission. Use two hard returns to create a paragraph break in the position paper. Do not include any formatting in the position paper—any bold, italic, or underline text will be lost.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about position papers or their submission. Remember that position papers are due by CST on 25 October in order to be eligible for a position paper award.
No position papers will be accepted after 4: CST on 9 November.The top left corner of every position paper should include the committee that the delegate is in, the position of the delegate, the delegate's name and the delegate's school.
The deadline for position papers for SAMUN is April Sixth Committee of the General Assembly: Legal. I. Establishment of an international criminal court. As a free and democratic country, continuously striving to be a bulwark of stability in a tumultuous region, we support the creation of the International Criminal Court.
As a continuous crisis committee, the JCC is designed for experienced delegates who are prepared to move with a swiftly developing topic and high level of debate.
Position papers are mandatory and must be submitted by Sunday, January 7, , at A position paper is a short 2 -3 page, single spaced, essay that details a country’s position on the topics that will be discussed in their respective committee.
A position paper is designed to help prepare the delegate for the conference by clearly organizing their assigned country’s position on the topics at hand. Your position paper should include a brief introduction followed by a comprehensive breakdown of your country's position on the topics that are being discussed by the committee.
A good position paper will not only provide facts but also make proposals for resolutions. May 15, · Tips for Position Paper writing for a MUN Conference, specifically Teton County Model UN Conference.
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