Delegate Preparation


2018 Working Paper Template [DOCX] (for GA, CSW and SC)

2018 HRC-UPR Working Paper Template [DOCX] (for HRC-UPR only)

2018 Presidential Statement Working Paper Template [DOCX] (for SC only)

Background Guides

Background Guides for each committee are available on the Committees and Topics page

Position Papers

The deadline for NWMUN-Portland 2018 Position Papers is Monday, 12 February 2018 at 11:59 pm (Pacific).

Please submit all position papers using our online form:

2017-18 Position Paper Guidelines and Example [PDF] 

2018 HRC-UPR Position Paper Guidelines and Example for HRC Members [PDF]

2018 HRC-UPR Position Paper Guidelines and Example for States Under Review [PDF]

Note: The two sample position papers above - one for States under Review (SuR) and one for HRC members that are not under review - are position papers submitted by delegates to the HRC-UPR at NWMUN-Portland 2016. Both were considered to be of a very high quality by the Executive Secretariat, and with the authors' permission have been provided here as examples for delegates to refer to, along with the position paper guidelines, when writing their position papers to the HRC-UPR at NWMUN-Portland 2018.

Delegate Preparation Guide

Northwest Model United Nations provides the Delegate Preparation Guide annually to help team leadership and individual delegates to prepare for the conference. The Delegate Preparation Guide includes everything other than the background information on the committees and topics - this information is available in the committee background guides. Specifically, the Delegate Preparation Guide includes the rules of procedure, floor plans and room assignments, and the delegate code of conduct, among other information.

2017-2018 Rules of Procedure - Short Form [PDF] (for all committees)

2017-2018 Rules of Procedure - Long Form [PDF] (for all committees) 

2017-2018 Rules of Procedure Addendum - Security Council [PDF] (for SC only)

2018 Rules of Procedure Addendum - Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review [PDF] (for HRC-UPR only)