Procedure

Opening Ceremony

  • Speeches by the Secretary General and the guest speaker
  • Ambassador speeches by the ambassador of each nation
  • Official opening of MUNTI 2019

Opening of session, introduction to participants:

  • Introduction and fun resolution
  • Roll call
  • A brief speech by each nation (maximum 1 minute)
  • Lobbying time
  • During lobbying time delegates will make draft resolutions which will be sent to the approval panel. When a resolution has been approved by the approval panel the committee will move into formal debate on the resolution.

Move into formal debate:

  • Roll call
  • Main submitter takes the floor, reads out the resolution and gives an introductory speech
  • Points of information to the main submitter
  • Main submitter yields the floor

Time in favour of the resolution as a whole:

  • Points and motions entertained until time in favour elapses

Time against the resolution as a whole:

  • Points and motions entertained
  • When an amendment is submitted, submitter takes the floor, reads out the amendment and makes a speech in favour of the amendment. If the submitter opens him or herself to points of information these will be entertained. Then the submitter yields the floor.
    • Points and motions entertained in time in favour of the amendment
    • Moving into time against the amendment
    • Moving into open debate on the amendment
    • Points and motions entertained in time against the amendment,amendments to the 2nd degree may be made.
    • Voting procedure on the amendment

Back into time against the resolution as a whole:

  • Points and motions entertained
  • Motion to move into open debate

Time in open debate

  • Points and motions entertained
  • Motion to move into voting procedure on the resolution as a whole

Vote on the resolution as a whole

This procedure will be repeated for each topic.

Plenary session

During the plenary session the committees of the General Assembly will debate one resolution from each committee and go through the same procedure as above for each resolution. The committees of the ECOSOC will follow the same procedure, but UNICEF does not have a plenary session since it is an ad hoc committee.

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