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A Position Paper is a document clearly stating the country's stance (position) on the agenda, and which suggests some solutions to the issue.
          A position paper ought to contain all or most of the following:


1. A brief introduction to your country and its history concerning the topic and committee;

2. How the issue affects your country;

3. Your country’s policies with respect to the issue and your country’s justification for these policies;

4. Quotes from your country’s leaders about the issue;

5. Statistics to back up your country’s position on the issue;

6. Actions taken by your government with regard to the issue;

7. Conventions and resolutions that your country has signed or ratified;

8. UN actions that your country supported or opposed;

9. What your country believes should be done to address the issue;

10. What your country would like to accomplish in the committee’s resolution;

11. How the positions of other countries affect your country’s position.



Length  - ONE A4 sheet.
Format - Refer Sample
Font      - Times New Roman
Size       - 12
Samples are available in the delegate handbook.
Please email your completed position papers to the respective house's email ID, which can be found here, with "Position Paper" in the Subject field. Deadline is 25th June