The Winning Delegate

An Insider’s Guide to Model United Nations




Book Details

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Publication Date : 11/24/2009

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Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 188
ISBN : 9781440144301

About the Book

Written by a MUNer for MUNers, The Winning Delegate will get novice delegates started and will provide hints and tips for more experienced delegates to improve their skills. The book is divided into six logical and easy-to-use chapters:

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Basic information about the UN System and Model UN

Chapter 2 - How to Prepare: How to research, write topic papers, and prepare as a group, as well as a list of resources

Chapter 3 - Rules of Procedure: A full description of all the rules of procedure and their usage

Chapter 4 - The Conference: Choosing a conference, what to expect at the conference, conference structures

Chapter 5 - The Committee: Debating, delivering speeches, how to use the rules to your advantage, working with other delegates

Chapter 6 - Resolutions: How to write better resolutions, lists of preambulatory and operative clauses, and sample resolutions

Additionally, a glossary of United Nations and Model United Nations-related terms and abbreviations will help you before and during the conference.

A bonus appendix lists all member nations of the UN with admission dates and bloc membership information.

About the Author

Kerem Turunç is a graduate of Yale University, where he was Secretary-General of the Yale Model United Nations, the largest on-campus Model UN conference for high school students in North America. He also co-founded and headed his high school Model UN team at the American Collegiate Institute in İzmir, Turkey. He currently practices law in London.