The aim of a team in an Evatt competition is simple: achieve your nation’s goals through diplomacy.
The arena is the UN Security Council, convened to consider a draft resolution (drawn up by us, your loving UN Youth judges).
You must use all the tools of the Security Council to mould this resolution to advance your assigned country’s interests: formal speeches, amendments, parliamentary procedure, and, of course, lots of back-room wheeling and dealing.
The particular Security Council rules and the means by which you’ll be assessed are laid out in the National Judging Criteria and Rules of Procedure. Like all standards, this is a pretty arcane document. Therefore, check out our hints and guides on:
Remember, though, that you can’t win if you don’t sign up in the first place!