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Model United Nations Rules of Procedure Briefing. Lem Wheeles, General Assembly President. Rule Rationale. Maintain order Majority rules Minority rights protected Conduct business effectively. Procedures to Know. Resolutions and discussion Procedural motions Voting procedures.

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model united nations rules of procedure briefing

Model United NationsRules of Procedure Briefing

Lem Wheeles, General Assembly President

2004 Model UN of Alaska

rule rationale
Rule Rationale
  • Maintain order
  • Majority rules
  • Minority rights protected
  • Conduct business effectively

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedures to know
Procedures to Know
  • Resolutions and discussion
  • Procedural motions
  • Voting procedures

2004 Model UN of Alaska

resolutions and discussion
Resolutions and Discussion
  • 1/4 members of committee must be co-sponsors or signatories on resolutions
  • Raise placard to speak
  • Only speak when recognized by chairperson

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions
Procedural Motions
  • 15 Procedural motions (Rules 26-40)
  • Motions used during consideration of resolutions and proposals
  • Precedence of motions:Lower numbered motions have higher ranks

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions1
Procedural Motions
  • Adjourn meeting
  • Suspend meeting
  • Decision on competence

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions2
Procedural Motions
  • Question of Credentials
    • Motion made and explained
    • Questioned delegate replies
    • Roll call vote (2/3 required)
    • If vote passes, Secretariat takes action
  • Point of Order
    • Corrects violation of rules
    • Use special placard
    • Determined by chairperson
    • Appeal of chairperson’s decision requires 2/3 vote

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions3
Procedural Motions
  • Right of Reply
    • Used to reply to insult to nation’s dignity
    • Use special placard
  • Point of Information
    • Used to ask question about matter under discussion
    • Use special placard
    • Addressed between speakers

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions4
Procedural Motions
  • Closure of debate
  • Limit discussion
  • List of speakers
  • Postpone consideration

2004 Model UN of Alaska

procedural motions5
Procedural Motions
  • Adjourn debate
  • Amend proposal
  • Reconsider proposal
  • Withdraw motion

2004 Model UN of Alaska

voting procedures
Voting Procedures
  • Majority (50% plus one) of members present and voting
  • Important questions require 2/3 vote
  • Votes taken by raising placard
    • Any delegate may request roll call vote, taken alphabetically by nation
    • No talking; doors barred during voting procedures

2004 Model UN of Alaska

time for practice
Time for Practice
  • Sample resolution
  • Practice
  • Stop any time for questions

2004 Model UN of Alaska