Position Papers are a mandatory component of a delegate’s participation in MNATO. They represent a significant portion of delegates’ evaluation and are key to success in committee – any delegate that wishes to participate in committee MUST submit a position paper. Position papers will be due by February 12, 2021, and may be emailed to the Project Manager and Secretary General at the Carleton MNATO email address ( Position papers should be no more than 500 words per topic and should demonstrate a concise understanding of both the topic and your country’s position.

Position papers should meet the following criteria:

  • No more than 500 words per topic
  • Single-spaced
  • Times New Roman, 12-pt font
  • Must include formal citations (in the style of your choice)

Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated.

If you have any questions regarding position papers, please reach out to the Secretariat at the Carleton MNATO email (