CHAIR TEAMS (STUDENT OFFICERS)

Each room will have a chair and a deputy-chair assigned to run the debate. They will select what resolutions will be discussed and in what order. The chair team are essential in allowing the debate to progress smoothly and in ensuring that everybody is participating in quality discussions. 

Chair Procedure

  1. Set a deadline to receive resolutions and choose the resolutions to be discussed prior to the day
  2. Inform delegates who are presenting resolutions so that they are ready 
  3. At the start of the conference, call delegates to order
  4. Roll call by country at the start of each day (to check if the delegates are present and willing to vote)
  5. Ask some countries for their opening addresses
  6. Introduce the order for the resolutions 
  7. Call the delegate for the first country
  8. Set the debating time and look for speakers for and against the first resolution