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Formal and Informal Meetings

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This section outlines both the formal proceedings and informal processes you will experience while participating in a Model UN conference.

Informal Processes

Informal Processes refer to the accepted truth that delegates talk to each other from the moment they arrive at a conference.  This section includes information on the purposes of consultations, how to make consultations happen and the significance of groups.  Find out more about these informal processes here.

Formal Proceedings

The Formal Proceedings section includes information on Rules of Procedure, discussions, making decisions, the difference between plenary and committee meetings, adoption of agenda, workplan and documents, along with the opening and closing of the Plenary.  More on these formal proceedings can be found here.