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Rules Of Procedure

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    • Rules of Procedure
    • 1. Quorum
      50%+1 of the member states are present
      To reconvene, quorum is required
    • 2. Roll Call
      Alphabetical Order
      Present or present and voting
      Notes to the Chair
    • 3. Adopting the Agenda
      Provisional Agenda
      Accept:
      No changes
      Automatically adopted
      Object and Amend
      Procedural vote
    • 4. Opening Speeches
      Give your speech
      Postpone your speech
      First to postpone is last to speak
      Wave your right to speak
      No motions are entertained
    • 5. Speakers List
      Raise your placard to add your name
      Send a note to add your name
      No one on the list, debate is closed
    • Different types of Points
    • Motions
      Types & Priority:
      Overrule the chair
      Adjourn the meeting  Dismiss
      Adjourn the debate  Close without voting
      Suspend the meeting  Dismiss for a given period
      Close the debate  Close and Vote
      Voting on draft resolutions
      Voting on amendments
    • Formal Debate
      Speakers’ List
      The Main Debate
      No time limit
      All motions are entertained
    • Informal Debate
      Time limit
      How to get the floor
      Moving from Informal to Formal
      Only possible motions:
      going back to formal debate (Consensus)
      extend the allocated time.
    • Caucus
      Form of diplomatic negotiation
      Extreme informality
      Moving from Formal to Caucus
      Time limited
      No motions
    • Procedural Voting
      Voting on procedural matters
      Example
      Motion to move to an informal debate
      Motion to vote on a draft resolution
      In order of Precedence
      Requires 2/3 majority to pass
      Yes or no- no abstentions
      Observers
    • Substantive Voting
      Voting on matters of substance
      Example
      Voting on Amendments
      Voting on a draft resolution
      Requires 50%+1 to pass
      Yes or no or abstain
    • During Voting..
      No more points shall be entertained
      Delegates shall refrain from side talks
      Ushers shall refrain from note passing
      All doors are sealed
    • Types of papers
      Working Paper
      Draft Resolution
      Resolution
    • Voting on a Draft Resolution
    • Voting on Amendments
      Friendly Amendments
      Automatically Adopted
      Unfriendly Amendments
      Voted upon from most destructive to least destructive
      Entire process is repeated for each amendment
      Draft resolution is read out
    • Points Pertaining to Voting
      Roll Call Automatically Adopted
      Clause by Clause  Procedural
      Withdrawal from Sponsoprship
    • Diplomatic Behavior
      Formal dress code
    • Diplomatic Behavior
      English
      No side talks
      No eating
      Misusing Messages
    • Diplomatic Warnings
    • Questions
    • Diagram of the general Flow of debate
      Adopting
      Agenda
      Progress
      Quorum
      Opening
      Speeches
      Formal Debate
      (Speakers’ List)
      Caucus
      Informal
      Debate
      M
      M
      M
      M
      M
      Close
      & Vote
      Adjourned
      Suspend