Checklist for your involvement in MUNA:


Checklist for Student Delegates:

  1. Delegations consist of two (2) students from year 10 or 11. Find yourself a Delegate partner to debate with. You are to act with one voice, not as individuals.

  2. Ask your parent/gaurdian(s) for permission to attend and engage the teacher in your school who is co-ordinating your school's MUNA involvement. Is your teacher going to be a Counsellor? Does your teacher have contact with your sponsoring Rotary Club?

  3. Your time at the MUNA Assembly is usually funded by your local Rotary Club. For practice and to acknowledge the club funding you, you might be expected to make a presentation to your local club in your national dress. Sometimes sponsoring Rotary Clubs will also assist you to hire, purchase or create your costume - talk to your local club.

  4. You will agree to a Basic Behaviour Code when you register. Know the Rules & Procedures and the social media policy. Knowing and agreeing to boundarys means we can ran a smooth and fun assembly and treat you like young adults, not young children.

  5. Register Online with your parent/gaurdian(s). They must digitally sign the permission and disclaimer part of your registration.

  6. Like and follow the MUNA Facebook Page. Here you can begin communicating with other Delegates and work on your BLOC negotiations before assembly!

  7. Check your email regularly and ensure you respond to emails and surveys. Country Allocation are on a first come, first served basis in an online process a few weeks after registration for MUNA has opened. (IMPORTANT: check your email provider or email client isn't blocking Eventbrite.com or SurveyMonkey.com)

  8. The debate Resolutions and other information specific to your year will be published below and emailed to you. Join the discussion in the closed Facebook Group created for each MUNA year. Scroll down for year specific info.

  9. Communicate clearly and plan how to debate resolutions with your Delegate Partner. You both are to act in the interests of your assigned country and Awards are given the the delegations who act best as a team. Here are some Useful Links for your research.

  10. Be Prepared. The MUNA weekend will be heaps more rewarding if you come ready to debate. There are plenty of resources on the FAQ page to help you prepare and you can contact any of the MUNA Committee or chat in the MUNA Facebook Page if you need help.

  11. Make sure you have what you need and you don't bring anything that's not allowed by reading the section on Packing for the weekend.

  12. Be considerate of the adult(s) who will be driving you to and from Assembly and see if you can organise car-pooling. See the Directions to Assembly to plan your trip. Please arrive/pick up on time.

  13. Wow! I think you're on to it! If you've checked everything off then you are on your way to having an awesome time at MUNA Assembly!


Checklist for Counsellors

  1. If you aren't the organising teacher from the school sending the delegation, contact the organising teacher from the school.

  2. Understand The Role of Counsellor and the Rules & Procedures at Assembly.

  3. Ensure you have a valid and current Working With Children Check Card (or similar, if you're a teacher).

  4. Use the online registration form to confirm your attendance.

  5. Your delegation's host Rotary Club or the MUNA Committee can arrange accommodation at the Assembly (subject to availability) but cannot assume any financial responsibility for Counsellors’ travelling expenses or accommodation.

  6. Engage with, support and advise your Delegation on how to best debate the Resolutions. Join the discussion in the closed Facebook Group created for each MUNA year. All info below.

  7. Try sharing the ride with someone else or fill your car with Attendees? Review the Directions to Assembly and plan your trip. Please arrive/pick up on time.

  8. Wow! I think you're on to it! If you've checked everything off then you are on your way to having an awesome time at MUNA Assembly!


Checklist for Rotary Clubs:

  1. Make MUNA a Club Youth project and contact the District 9820 MUNA Committee.

  2. Consider the cost and how many delegations your club would like to sponsor? Remember that you are also encouraged to put $50 towards each delegate's national dress costume.

  3. Consider which schools to approach, the MUNA Committee may be able to help you with in school contact people from previous years.

  4. Is you club going to send a Counsellor along? Any adult at the Assembly including those transporting young people should have a valid Working With Children Card. Go through the Checklist for Counsellors/Volunteers above.

  5. Register Online to advise the District 9820 MUNA Committee the name of your Club Representative and contact details. Your registration locks in your sponsorship commitment.

  6. Engage with your Delegation(s) and include them into your club's speaker schedule. This project connects youth with Rotary and gives the Delegates a chance to practice their debating before Assembly. Join their pre-debate conversations on the MUNA Facebook Page.

  7. Sometimes the sponsoring Rotary Club will organise transport for the club's delegation (and any others) to the Assembly and/or bringing them home from Assembly. Review the Directions to Assembly and plan your trip. Please arrive/pick up on time.

  8. Wow! I think you're on to it! If you've checked everything off then your club can be proud of your involvement in creating future opportunities for young people.
    Thank you!

 


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