Committee: SOCHUM MUN 2014
Committee: SOCHUM MUN 2014


http://modelunmps.wikispaces.com/Student%27s+Page+Cultural+Extinction
Key
Simulation Video - MrsMastroclass


SOCHUM - Link to UN Committee

Model UN 101

How to Conduct Research

UNBISNET - Finding UN Documents

Research - Guide

1.Know the nature of the problem, why it exists, how it spreads.

2. Know how the international community has responded to the problem

3. What is your country's political position and voting record on the problem





Figuring Out Your Country's Position

Position Paper Writing

Basic Position Paper +Hamburger Graphic






  1. What concerns does your country have about Cultural Extinction?

  2. What steps (if any) has your country done about it?

  3. What part of you culture is most in danger of extinction? (Language, religion,customs...)

  4. How does this specific feature of culture fit into your country's history? (Past/Present)

MUN- Wiki-MHS - MrsMastro


Footnoting guide

Footnoting Directions for Position PaperWe will use an amended form of MLA Bibliography citation:
  • Author's Name (Last name, first name)
  • "Title of Article"
  • Organization that produced the article
  • URL
  • Date article was retrieved.
  • ***If there is not author listed, start with name of the article
Example:
  1. Doe, John. "Why States Fail?". US Department of Homeland Security. www.dhs.gov April 2, 2012.
Google Doc - is a big help here! Use the insert tab and select footnote!!!






Unmoderated Caucus - Cultural Extinction
Unmoderated Caucus - Cultural Extinction









Short visual presentation on how Model UN Session works

Slide show to help conduct research

Tips on how to have a successful conference - Vancouver MUN



2.Opening Statements
Opening Statements - Mrs Mastro

An opening statement tells the committee who you are and why this issue is important for the world to address, according to your country's position. In this statement, you should offer a possible solution that would attract the interest from other countries or possible allies in this committee.
Resolutions

Writing Resolutions: Preamblatory clauses:

Sample Preambulatory/Operative Phrases

Accepts
Affirms
Approves
Authorizes
Calls
Calls upon
Condemns
Confirms
Congratulates
Considers
Declares accordingly
Deplores
Designates
Draws the attention
Emphasizes
Encourages
Endorses
Expresses its appreciation
Expresses its hope
Further invites
Deplores
Designates
Draws the attention
Emphasizes
Encourages
Endorses
Expresses its appreciation
Expresses its hope
Further invites
Further proclaims
Further reminds
Further recommends
Further requests
Further resolves
Has resolved
Notes
Proclaims
Reaffirms
Recommends
Regrets
Reminds
Requests
Solemnly affirms
Strongly condemns
Supports
Takes note of
Transmits
Trusts



Resources for the Preservation of Culture & Languages - Possible UN committes for cultural preservation or NGOs/Charitable Foundations to fund your country's project

Get Ready for Simulation March 7th ( week of March 13th for class simulation)
Dress for Success/Points
Speak Often & Loudly
Communicate/Cooperate w/ Partner


Here are some important things to remember


  1. Dress up - Follow Model UN dress code - NO jeans or sneakers - Dress pants/skirts/dresses(proper length please!) - Ties/dress shirts - Your appearance matters

  2. Everyone must participate in the simulation - you must speak to represent your country

  3. Have your documents with you for simulation:

  • Position paper,
  • Opening Statement, Draft Resolutions,
  • Rules of Procedure,
  • Important Data from your Research - Getting to Know Country & Source Analysis pages,
  • Bloc Trading Partners Handout -
  • Mark up of the problem & diagnosis of problem - Cultural Extinction 1st reading
  • Rules of Procedure - handout


Rules of Procedure
Scoring Rubric for Perfomance (3).doc
Scoring Rubric for Perfomance (3).doc

Scoring Rubric for Perfomance (3).doc


Conference at Northeastern University -March 7, 2014 -

Ms Corcoran's 1st classroom visit February 27th - Writing Resolutions

Full Classroom Simulation w/ Ms Corcoran - later in March

Highlighted countries will be represented at the conference - delegations will be shared between Mr. Lightbody's classes & Mrs. Healy's period 2,6, or 7.


Simulation for March Conference

Period 6
Model UN Pairs
Bolivia*
Laura & Hao
Brazil*
Micheala & Carol
Canada
Jasmine & Lili
China*
Josue & Robyn
France
Erica & Angelica
Germany***
Julie & Mena
Ghana

India
Christine & Ruthnnie
Indonesia

Israel*
Danuielle & Allie
Japan
Bryan & Gio
Kenya
Nick & Taylor
Mexico
Isaac & J Orne
Morocco
Diamond & Alana
New Zealand

Nigeria*

Oman

Russian Federation
Alex & Wen
Rwanda

South Africa*

Turkey*

United Kingdom
Amanda & Ellie
United States
Rohan & J Hernandez

Simulation for March Conference

Period 7
Model UN Pairs
Bolivia*

Brazil*
Aryzona & Randeep
Canada
Mark & Tracy
China*
Liwen & Randy
France
Jasmine & Kevin


Ghana

India
Nick & Mykaela
Indonesia

Israel*
Ashmael & Anthony G
Japan
Elijah & Dante
Kenya

Mexico
Kaitlyn & Tenzin
Morocco

New Zealand

Nigeria*
Nia & Anthony B
Oman

Russian Federation

Rwanda

South Africa*
Somontha & Jonathon DeC
Turkey*
Hamza & Frank
United Kingdom
Noelle & Theresa
United States
Samantha & Robert, Kasya



Simulation for March Conference

Period 2
Model UN Pairs
Bolivia*
Maya& LouLouse
Brazil*
Vinny & Kaina C
South Africa*

China*
Kai & Johnbel
Turkey*
Chai
Canada
Mydelaine & Yasmin
Morocco
Rebecca & Cathy
Germany
Faiza & Ana, Austin
India
Aanisah & Mike
India