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Model UN Position Paper Tutorial

Learn the best strategies for researching, outlining, and writing the best position paper for Model United Nations conferences.

  1. Overview
  2. Researching
  3. Outlining
  4. Writing
  5. Reviewing
  6. Take the Quiz

Writing a Winning Position Paper

A position paper should be more than a requirement to win a Best, Outstanding, or Honorable Delegate award. It should be the centerpiece of your research.

Time: 1 Hour

You’ll learn how to…

  • Build a research plan to efficiently develop solutions
  • Conduct your research from professional, credible sources
  • Outline a position paper to save time when writing
  • Form a thesis statement
  • Draft a position paper that’s under 500 words
  • Use your position paper as an asset before, during, and after a conference


What is a position paper and why do Model UN conferences often require one?


Why position papers matter for Model UN