• Model UN Entrance Position Paper

     

    ALL NEW MEMBERS MUST SUBMIT A PAPER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR PARTICIPATION

     

    The current fires in the Amazon Rain Forest are a crisis of growing concern for states around the world.  Many people are demanding action from the United Nations to address the issue.

    For your assignment, you need to take the position of a diplomat for one of the following countries:

    1. Brazil
    2. China
    3. France
    4. United States

    For this position paper, you will need to research the background of the situation in the Amazon Rain Forst and how it affects your chosen country; as well as any actions that have already been taken by your chosen country. Additionally, you will need to propose a course of action that your country will support moving forward.

    Format:

    Header: STUDENT NUMBER ONLY (NO NAMES OR TITLES!)

    Paragraph 1: Explanation of the causes and effects of the fires in the Amazon Rain Forest

    Paragraph 2: Position and actions taken by your country

    Paragraph 3: Proposals for addressing the fires

     

    Papers should be no more than 1 page, single spaced. (no header needed...just your name)

    Times New Roman – 12 pt.

    Papers will be evaluated for the accuracy of your research and proposed action.

     

    All papers must be submitted to Mr. Morabito in Room 147 no later than Friday September 20 at 7:40 AM. Late papers will not be accepted!!!

     

    Any questions, see Mr. Morabito or a member of the Secretariat as soon as possible!