A vote neither in favour nor against (only on a whole resolution).
A word made up of the initial letters of a different name or phrase, such as the World Health Organization or "WHO".
Added on (e.g. time added on, or an issue added on, or an amendment added on).
A vote opposed to a resolution or amendment.
Alteration or change to a resolution
The parts into which a resolution is divided, each concerning one particular aspect of an issue.
Debate where time in favour and against is separated
Forum preparing a resolution for the General Assembly.
Co-author or co-signer of a resolution.
Representative of a country or organisation.
When a delegate has the floor he/she has the right to speak in debate
The forum, used to indicate the entire assembly (all members of the forum except for the chairpersons).
A vote supporting a resolution or amendment.
If something is in order, it means it is ‘allowed’.
To debate informally in the lobby (usually in the forum already)
Author or main author of the resolution, who officially proposes it to the committee.
To put two or more resolutions together to form one
A proposal for the forum to do something.
Non Member Delegation
This is used when a delegate is against a motion.
Debate where delegates may speak in favour or against at any time.
These are the numbered clauses which take action.
These are the non-numbered clauses which define the issue and outline certain assumptions or references.
Wooden board or sheet of paper with the country/NGO’s name, used to be recognized during the debate.
Proposal suggesting ways to deal with a certain issue.
Used when a delegate supports a motion
To propose or suggest.
United Nations Organisation
To give (e.g. to yield the floor to the chair/another delegation)