Security Council: Last day of the conference

9:15 am The last day of the conference begins for the Security Council with a debate concerning the question of the DPRK. The submitter of the clause, the delegate of USA, defends his clause, which suggests that humanitarian organisations set up humanitarian mission to improve the quality of life of the people of the DPRK, and accepts points of information from the delegates of China, Egypt and Russia.

The delegate of Ukraine submits an amendment, and after delivering a speech supporting it, the house unanimously votes that the amendment passes. As open debate continues, the delegate of the UK states her support for the clause, accepting China’s point of information.

Another amendment has been submitted by the delegate of Russia, followed by two points of information from the delegates of UK and Sweden. Since there are no speeches against this amendment, the delegates proceed to voting, in which this amendment passes. The clause also passes, after the majority of the votes being for the clause.

 

Security Council – Superlatives

Best Dressed: China

Shipped Couple: USA-Italy

Most likely to be a dictator: Japan

Most annoying: Senegal

 

Most likely to go to jail: Senegal and Italy

Best bromance: Senegal-Italy

                                                

Most sassy: Ukraine

Most sexy: France

 

Funniest delegate: China and Italy

 

Best smile: Kazakhstan

 

Funniest laugh: USA and China

 

Heart breaker: Russia

 

‘Take a step back to expect one from the other side’

3:40 pm The delegate of China delivers a speech supporting his clause which suggests that the Security Council ease sanctions targeting DPRK and encourage negotiations according nuclear weapons. The delegate then accepts points of information from various delegates – such as Japan, Italy and France – and yields the floor to the delegate of Russia.

The delegate of Japan then delivers a speech against the clause, urging opposition on behalf of the delegates to protect Japan and South Korea. The delegate of UK delivers a speech supporting the clause and congratulating the delegate of China on his suggestions. Following the points of information from Egypt and Ukraine, the floor is yielded to the delegate of USA who also emphasises the importance of a non-hatred relationship with North Korea. The clause passes with a majority of votes.

Back to debating

2:10 pm The delegates are back from lunch to continue debating the remaining clauses in order to form the resolutions. The delegate of Ukraine delivers a speech supporting her clause concerning migrant smuggling in Libya, accepting points of information from the delegates of Kazakhstan and UK.

The delegate of USA submits an amendment and answers to points of information from the delegates of Ukraine, UK and Russia. Following USA’s speech for the amendment, the delegate of Ukraine delivers a speech against the amendment which does not pass, with the majority of voters against it.

The second amendment is submitted by the delegate of UK who delivers a speech supporting it, followed by points of information from the delegates of Ukraine and Russia. Due to the overwhelming majority voting for, the amendment passes.

The delegates proceed to the voting procedure, and the clause passes.

Non-nuclear proliferation

12:10 pm The delegate of Egypt delivers a speech on the clause he has submitted concerning nuclear non-proliferation, and accepts a point of information from the delegate of Kazakhstan. Then, the delegate of Russia delivers a speech against the clause, accepting some points of information, and yields the floor to the delegate of USA. Two more speeches are delivered by the two other main nuclear powers, UK and China, and the delegate of China suggests a P5 caucus, where the 5 permanent members discuss outside the conference room.

The delegates vote for the clause, and since most are abstaining, there is a motion to divide the house, in which Russia uses his veto so the clause does not pass.

Second Clause concerning Haiti

11:20 am The third debate for today focuses on the need to develop health care in Haiti the submitter, the delegate of Sweden, delivers a speech supporting the clause. Two points of information follow from the delegates of Kazakhstan and Bolivia.

The speech against the clause is delivered by the delegate of the United Kingdom who emphasizes that the clause is vague and accepts points of information from the delegates of Ukraine, Sweden, China and Japan.

The delegate of USA submits an amendment, suggesting medical education for doctors, which is supported by the speech from the delegate of Russia and is followed by two points of information from the delegates of Sweden and Senegal. The delegate of Sweden delivers a speech attacking the amendment followed by a point of information from the delegate of USA, but due to majority of the votes, the amendment is passed.

A second amendment is submitted by the delegate of Ukraine, followed by a point of information from the delegate of USA, and since there are no speeches against, the amendment passes with a unanimous vote.

 

 

Second clause does not pass!

11:00 am After a short break, the delegates return ready to debate for 10 more minutes the clause concerning the DPRK. The delegate of Ukraine delivers a passionate speech against the clause followed by two points of information by the delegates of Senegal and Japan. After a long debate, the delegates proceed to voting, and due to the majority of the delegates castng their vote against this clause, the first clause concerning the question of the DPRK does not pass. Clapping is not in order.

Moving on to North Korea!

10:25 am After the first clause has been passed, the delegates proceed to debate on the second clause for the day concerning nuclear non-proliferation and the question of the DPRK. The speech for the clause is delivered by the delegate of Japan, followed by points of information from the delegates of Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and France and Russia. After the p5 motion called by the delegate of Russia, the delegate of Sweden delivers a speech against the clause, followed by points of information from the delegates of Senegal and Ukraine. The second speech against is delivered by the delegate of China followed by a point of information from the delegates of Japan and Russia.

GA3 Superlatives

Best Speaker: Delegate of Egypt, Delegate of Ethiopia

Most likely to be a politician: Delegate of Australia, Delegate of Thailand

Most likely to go to prison: Delegate of Poland, Delegate of Australia

Fashion icon: Delegate of Nigeria, Rafaella (the Chair)

Funniest: Delegate of Poland, Delegate of Thailand

Most likely to be a dictator: Delegates of Australia and Thailand, Delegates of Chad and Iran

Sexiest: Delegate of Nigeria, Delegate of Spain

 

GA3 – Quotes of the day

‘Arabs have big families you know it?’ – the Delegate of Lebanon

‘The Delegate of Thailand reminds me of one of the thieves in home alone’ – Anonymous, through the confession box

‘There is no wifi at sea’ – the Delegate of Iraq

‘Sure’ – the Delegate of Australia responding to a point of information

GA3 – The last debate of the session!

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5:20 p.m: The last debate of the 11th annual session begins with the delegate of Mexico delivering her defense speech and giving the floor to the delegate of Germany. The floor is open and the delegates of Belgium and Colombia deliver two more speeches supporting the resolution.

5:35 p.m: The delegate of Finland is given the floor to deliver an attack speech as the time for defense speeches has elapsed. Following it, are speeches by the delegates of Finland, the delegates of North Korea, and Iraq.

5:40 p.m: The delegate of Mexico defends the amendment and since there is no one to make an attack speech, the amendment goes into the voting and is passed.

5:45 p.m: There is still time to attack the resolution, so the delegate of Lebanon takes the floor and makes an attack speech. The final resolution is put into the voting procedure and is not passed.

And since the end of the day has come, clapping is in order!

GA3 – The seventh debate

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4:40 p.m: The seventh debate of the session concerning the elimination of female genital mutilation, begins with the delegate of USA delivering her defence speech for the resolution followed by other delegates.

5:00 p.m: The time for defense speeches has elapsed and the chairs are moving to the attack speeches. Only two speeches are made, from the delegations of Australia and Ethiopia.

5:10 p.m: The resolution is now put into the voting procedure and is passed with 40 voting for, 22 against and 5 abstains.

 

GA3- The confession box!

The chairs announce a new feature which is called the confession box. Any delegate can give a note to the admin staff saying something they want to confess anonymously . Some delegates decided to flirt. The delegate of Chad has a secret admirer who asked her out for coffee after the conference and someone is hungry for Hungary!!

Word of the session: vague

Best POI answer: sure (by the delegate of Australia).