Each time, it destroyed multiple freshwater sources. Information = Relevant information that supports other parts of your speech, Relevant, factual Information is critical for any MUN speech to be persuasive. What should the punishment be? The following strategies will help you prepare for the speeches following up on your opening speech, to keep everything consistent and continue to be hard-hitting throughout the MUN. Half of them live in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is part of a larger strategy looking to influence the policy outcome however it can. Don't forget to like share, follow, subscribe, and show this episode to your friends and colleagues. The second thing is country research the second week. However, this emotional connection does not mean other policies cannot exist alongside it, or also be relevant, even extremely relevant. Sara calls it Tuesday. A clear clash lets everyone know how to categorize the rest of your speech. So much more advanced level of things from what they've learned in the first beginner's round. Jaideep Singh: [00:07:04] Sure. This must continue over the span of the simulation. So in this way, delegates who wish to be diplomats, got an insight, delegates who wish to be UN workers, got an insight, and these are some big profile workers as high profile. Perhaps you could relate a moment where you had to modify previously existing plan or be more flexible because of some issue that happened. As you continue throughout the committee session, repeat your main ideas in your follow up speeches. You can start with the C, I or the A. The Zika virus endangers lives and spreads fear. The first rule of a MUN opening speech is to be interesting to your audience. And in essence, this is about,  the preservation of water related ecosystems. Commission 100 mile sweeping units to operate in the newly taken village around Mosul, Mines hidden by ISIS fighters before they withdrew from the territory, The homes can be used again and lives no longer in danger, Neutral observers should supervise, secure and count the ballots from all polling stations in East Ukraine after next election, A more transparent reflection of the actual will of the people, (If you are unsure how to represent your country, or fit the representation into your CIA speech, you can find all that and more in our article on, How to Effectively Represent Your Country, For this reason, the third criteria is called “Simple/passable”. And in this way, we are actually connecting people from all over, all over the world, through the SDGs and the MUN. Her brother was not so lucky, having lost a leg the previous week. In Model UN, all of the committee sessions are focused on deciding what to do about a given situation. Without information, your fellow delegates can only rely on your word, which might not give enough credibility to what you have to say. We could make it a bit more realistic, maybe a bit more unique and maybe even a bit more informative and fun, to be honest. Drill your points down in detail and give a more in-depth explanation of why it’s going to work. (Again, Delivery Cues can help your speech and they’re right here!). As such, if you aren’t offering a change in the physical world, you offer nothing. I take in inputs, they take in mine and that's how we work. The speech fails when the listener has none of those thoughts. The Information rule of thumb is that every MUN speech should have at least one number. Sometimes, by the first sentence of the following speech, the previous will already be forgotten. You can obtain their full focus and attention, following shortly after with the point you want to get across. Firstly with Spanish, with YudLeads in Ecuador, if I'm not mistaken. It is part of a larger strategy looking to influence the policy outcome however it can. It is important that each following speech repeats the core ideas of your case and links back to your original clashes and policies. deputy secretary general. The right Clashes, Information and Calls to Action will not only guide your opening speech, but also the clauses you write, the allies you work with and the compromises you are willing to make. Not all topics have a clear clash to start with. Even worse, someone else can make use of your clash to justify their policy proposals. (To learn about other ways to interpret MUN topics, check out the “Identifying Types of MUN Topics” in the second part of this article). We also have initiative,  initiatives being brought up for MUN in Hindi. Summarize the past few speeches and say that you agree or disagree and why. Ok so first mun meeting coming up and I need help w this question. That's what they do first. This idea would also be of interest to Angola, who faces similar constraints on creating generic medicines, even though they do not have the Zika virus. Identify whether it is an assertion, question, or proposal. And most recently there have been initiatives to try running programs in other languages as well. The Kingdom of Norway believes that our efforts should focus there, and these efforts should involve the entire international community. Honorable Chair, distinguished delegates, the delegate of Namibia hate mosquitoes, and that’s when they bite me without a fatal virus! In small countries like Comoros the largest problem is water so polluted it is fatal to drink. It is the arguments you use which will persuade, not the long list of names and numbers that no one else found on the internet. We have had sessional speakers from the UNHCR. Bring information/facts and research which strengthens your speech and position. You need to be ready to fight for why your Call to Action is extremely relevant and the best course of action to take. You can use the occasional speech to reframe/clean up the debate (“To recap, this is what we have heard so far…”) or refute the other side (“They said X, however, this is clearly incorrect and here’s why..”). That will give you more allies and make you more relevant to their ideas and discussions, keeping your points in people’s minds even after your speech. This happens because one can give a good CIA without, inherently, representing their country. Drill your points down in detail and give a more in-depth explanation of why it’s going to work. Suggest countries around the world teach children about the world’s top deadliest diseases. So this is how any structure for that matter, not just immune or tomb. They might even be better solutions than what was implemented by the UN. When writing a MUN opening speech / GSL speech, or any later speech, make sure you have your CIA threaded throughout your speeches and guiding them. Can you speak a little bit about the successes that these languages Gnostic programs have had? Remember, other delegates saying your Clash or Call to Action before you do, DOES NOT MAKE IT THEIRS. Again, it goes back and he too has an off context of the United Nations. We agree with Malta that we should build schools for the children in the refugee camp. The speech can continue but after around 12 seconds, we know that: Unless someone else directly disagrees with Vietnam’s idea, it can reach the final resolution undisturbed. And I, as a leader, make sure that I am not imposing my opinions on my team members because we are working as a family. However, if some other order works better, remember that there is no single right way to do. When we speak off the cuff, we naturally leave out specific names, dates and numbers. When you present a Call to Action, it needs to be clear to the delegates, as well as the chair, that your policy is something your country would sign off on. We are like friends, to be honest. Write down a line from another delegate’s speech. Search: Indigenous People Rejoice, HRC’s Got Your Back Featured. That is why these multilingual programs which have come up are a brilliant way for reaching out to delegates with our purpose. While, first having been, participants only, and everything seemed incredibly competently made. Once you choose your issues and have quantified them into something you can solve, don’t jump back into the research; take a few minutes to think. ’), and good coalition work will lead to the most effective type of delegating. Need a press release sample to give you an idea of what success looks like? ‎The world's premier podcast at the intersection of education, Model UN, social engagement, and the work of the United Nations proper. Mention the names of countries in a block with their main points. He currently serves as the secretary general of the MUN at home program. Also, if enough information is put into speeches over time, the underpinnings of reality will be built, giving your interpretation of the situation a much stronger case. What's in store for it in the future and what it's accomplished already. When you say their name they will listen. Knowing what to write is where it can get a bit tricky at times. The actual diplomats gotten sitting diplomats who have come to talk to us. So format the speech in a way that suits your style. You should choose no more than three issues within a given topic, though one is usually enough. This is because abortions are illegal in El Salvador and allowing the idea of less restrictive abortion laws would show El Salvador, and other countries which are completely against abortion, in a negative light. Should economic sanctions be used? Information can also be facts about your country that justifies your position. Whether you are 1 out of 15, or one out of 200, your fellow delegates actually listening to your speech is essential in getting your ideas out there. So essentially,  Lisa is the liason for MUN Impact, to the United Nations Department of Global Communications. Either way, it will not be central to the debate on the floor. So, Ameena El-Agha, she's my DSG and an amazing DSG. So they come into an advanced course where they learn about consensus building, block formation, better resolutions, and how they can debate through alliances. Sometimes, the majority going overwhelmingly to one side of the Clash may sometimes come as a surprise. Erik Novak: [00:19:52] Very Interesting, especially with some of the speakers that you highlighted there. Avoid sentences charged with feeling like “think of the children” (unless that is actually the topic) and stick to set a strong clash. And this is, this is the time we really need to start talking about it. Representing your country’s interests is a very important part of the Model UN, that many delegates fail to do properly. So in essence, All of these sessional speakers, some of them are not even UN workers. The desire to collaborate from other delegates will not come from generalizations and vague descriptions. As such, if you aren’t offering a change in the physical world. The United Nations should fund water filtration in countries who suffer volcanic eruptions. Information – Relevant facts, ideally numbers, that support other parts of your speech. The balance must be perfect. In those cases, mini clashes need to be created to kickstart the debate. These three elements are needed for a MUN speech to be maximally effective; missing any of them will significantly weaken a delegate’s speech. Action, as in a Call to Action, is the policy you want on the MUN resolution that will pass with a majority. 2. Keep this, with you during committee session. The following example will show how this may occur. Also, if we don’t want to work with someone, make sure you have a Call to Action which clashes with something on the other resolution. However, water pollution is a global phenomenon, whether from other natural disasters or corporations who pollute without accountability. In those cases, you should choose the one you feel will be more relevant to the discussion. I ended up never verbalizing this to anyone, but it's amazing to see that you did. After that, the rest should fall into place. We sometimes write lines in our first draft that we can’t seem to let go of. Karthala, our most active volcano, erupted in April 2005 and May 2006. How did they actually learn about it? Information is the way to show you’ve done research and have strong support for your case. A Clash is where two opposing opinions collide on one issue. . So in essence, delegates got an idea of how you have different things going on at the UN, but they are seen by different parties, through different lenses, depending on which capacity they work in. opening speech. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings. This GSL sample speech is comes after the opening speeches are concluded and twenty minutes worth of speakers into the session after the General Speakers list is opened. You should get used to mentioning 1-3 allies and 2-3 opponents in each speech. Furthermore, a Micro Clash can become the new Macro Clash, if enough of the committee agree on the next level of debate. Join our host, Erik Novak, each week for engaging and insightful discussions on the work of MUN Impact, trends and events in the Model UN community, and guest spots b… However, the core issue is the same in that entire speeches can be wasted developing and delivering points that everyone already agrees on. We are now in our seventh or eighth month. The CIA Method for MUN speech writing developed by Daniel Gindis to help delegates around the globe make amazing MUN speeches no matter how long you have been doing MUN. As you continue throughout the committee session. An idea that everyone agrees on is Off Clash. He has been working very closely with MUN Impact and he too was a part of the program last round, where he talked about the UNODC's work on justice with a colleague of his, of course, in this way, we've had people come up. Your first and last sentences should aim to be attention grabbers, but not so much so that the rest of your speech won’t be taken seriously. They landed far enough away that she was able to run. Having discussions on the SDGs. In earlier speeches the “I” focuses more on your own world building and less on countering other countries. Episode Description: MUN Impact’s growth and consolidation in 2020 is due, in no small part, to the phenomenal success of MUN@Home, an online asynchronous platform that teaches students about the UN Sustainable Development Goals while also helping foster connections and changemaking networks the world over. Your opposing blocks may mention you as well. While CIA is very important, as a rule of thumb, it is ALWAYS better to give an imperfect speech than to say nothing. Find all of these in our guide. And those could include,  some of the deputy secretary general, who would control the cohorts, who would be in charge for the cohorts, looking, the mentors are doing their job correctly. can help your speech and they’re right here! It shows that your claim is based on facts and is not a vague generalization, which could be made up or inaccurate. Setting the right clash will give the room a way to align themselves and bring about an excellent Model UN. Communiqué means an official announcement about a very important piece of news. And in a sense, this is making us a diverse community, which I'm very, very proud of. What ends up panning out in reality is as incredible as what's stated. Choose a relevant clash (clash = topic of debate with two or more clear sides to it). Some things to do when you are not sure what to say: Confidence, name dropping and rhetorical ability will grow with time, but being perceived as active is just as important. And I mean, I have to say that since I was the person who then the data analysis and the data organization for the sign up sheets for MUN@Home every, since the first session first,  the first round I did it very hands on from the first of the fister. This is how MUN@Home is basically structured. Comoros is aware that most countries do not have active volcanoes. We had some amazing mentors, all experienced folks. (To better understand how to use the information to support a statement, check out our SEEC method in our article on “How to Structure an Argument”). And she came up and talked to us during our discussions on SDG 17, which was on partnerships for innovations and she talked to us about innovation, how innovation is important, science and tech, and not just in science and tech, in sustainable technologies, in gender. Information does not exist in a vacuum. Most importantly, see how CIA is central to the speech even though many GSL speeches came before it. In this example, you can see that the policy proposals don’t actually disagree with each other, and while they could both speak about the limitations of the other proposal, there is no reason not to merge. You can also respond to other delegates’ Calls to Action in your speech. You should try and quote another delegate at least once in every other speech. And I'm really excited to see what the program evolves into over the next few months, because clearly there are several different initiatives in the works, including different multiple languages, as well as a more expert level, expert level course for returning participants, which is something I had actually thought of informally a few months ago, because I thought to myself, well, how exactly should they cultivate returning customers? Well we actually have, Saturday sessions every week on zoom, where we have the Mentors of the cohorts, so the teachers in the course, what students, rather, they come up and teach the delegates, mentor, the deli, it gets on the assignments and the tasks for that week. (More on Clash and Off Clash in the expanded explanation below). 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