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Delegate Preparation Program, Group 5

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Delegate Preparation Program, Group 5

Date and Location

26 Jul 2020, 14:00 – 17:00 GMT-6

Zoom Conference


The Delegate Preparation Program was designed by our Outreach Office with the intention of teaching new delegates how to get involved in the MUN world. 

By introducing delegates to a prestigious and pedagogical structure, we are trying to make this experience the best approach to an official CRIMUN conference.

Presented by High Skilled members of the CRIMUN Secretariat, this event aims to provide delegates the fundamental skills to enjoy our conference:

What will you learn during this Program?

  1. MUN and UN basics (History and overall organization)
  2. CRIMUN's Parliamentary Procedure
  3. Debate Skills
  4. How to write a Position Paper 
  5. How to write a Working Paper
  6. One all-day Debate: Topic "International community's humanitarian aid within the weakend democracies in Latin America". This debate will be in a different day from the event  (August 9th). More information will be sent in the email after registering.

"International community's humanitarian aid within the weakend democracies in Latin America"


Humanitarian aid refers to the expressions of cooperation that a State, an international organization, or a social actor, may offer to the victims of humanitarian crises. In this sense, one of the fundamental principles of the Organization of American States (OAS), is that justice and social security are bases of lasting peace. Under this framework, the OAS has adopted various mechanisms within the sources of International Law, with the ultimate goal of channeling various forms of humanitarian aid to its members. For this reason, resolution GA / RES. 2610 (XL-O / 10), adopted on June 8th, 2010, declares: the Member States are invited to provide their experience, as humanitarian aid recipients and senders, to the corresponding Working Groups; thus giving rise to the first means of communication and action on the subject.

The people of Latin America have been harmed by a sustained weakening of their democracies, which in turn causes mass migratory movements, famines, health crises, fragility in the face of natural disasters, and other highly concerning issues. Governance involved in humanitarian aid, within the OAS context, ideally involves regional, subregional, and national institutional apparatuses that provide various forms of coordination. However, fractured governments have had an impact on the cooperation (offered or accepted) that the OAS Charter promulgates as the ideal one. The debate, therefore, would be oriented towards discussing about the social implications that weakened democracies have generated, the factors that have aggravated regional disagreements, and how they impact humanitarian aid, as well as the proposals that the Organization's Member States would come up with to find a solution to this issue.

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