The first section (labelled ‘A’) serves the purpose of outlining the topic in general and providing insight into the root of the conflict.
Hold off any normative judgments in this section, the purpose of this paragraph is not to evaluate the institution or development in reference to your country, but rather, to merely discuss how it has altered domestic dynamics.
The third section (labelled ‘C’) is where you outline your country’s policies and what factors contributed to those policies being established in the first place.
Essentially, the paper forces you to write out you country’s viewpoints in paragraph form.
It’s also the first important mode of evaluation for the committee chair; all papers must be submitted some weeks or months in advance to the Conference Secretariat.
Your opening paragraph should, as this paper attests to, be a brief summary of the current perception held towards the status quo.
It should state the problem and express why it is significant.
Be sure to state how your nation relates to the topic for discussion, specifically citing how your state has been affected (B1).
It is imperative to emphasize the extent to which change has taken place.
Again, as this document will be your guideline for action throughout the entire conference, it’s in your best interests to give an accurate portrayal of your country’s stance on the issues at hand.
Simply put, the position paper is meant to give delegates an opportunity to organize their research into an organized policy statement.