Delegation: Ireland (Eire)
Event: AMMUN 2002
Students: Faisal Al Ibrahim and Hamad Al Sager
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Ireland As Gaeilge: Seo dhibh a chairde duan Oglaigh, Cathreimeach briomhar ceolmhar, Ar dtinte cnamh go buacach taid, 'S an speir go min realtogach Is fonnmhar faobhrach sinn chun gleo 'S go tiunmhar gle roimh thiocht do'n lo Fe chiunas chaomh na hoiche ar seol: Seo libh canaidh Amhran na bhFiann Curfa: Sinne Firnna Fail A ta fe gheall ag Eirinn, buion dar slua Thar toinn do rainig chugainn, Fe mhoid bheith saor. Sean tir ar sinsir feasta Ni fhagfar fe'n tioran na fe'n trail Anocht a theam sa bhearna bhaoil, Le gean ar Ghaeil chun bais no saoil Le guna screach fe lamhach na bpilear Seo libh canaidh Amhran na bhFiann. Cois banta reidhe, ar ardaibh sleibhe, Ba bhuachach ar sinsir romhainn, Ag lamhach go trean fe'n sar-bhrat sein Ta thuas sa ghaoith go seolta Ba dhuchas riamh d'ar gcine chaidh Gan iompail siar o imirt air, 'S ag siul mar iad i gcoinne namhad Seo libh, canaidh Amhran na bhFiann Curfa A bhuion nach fann d'fhuil Ghaeil is Gall, Sin breacadh lae na saoirse, Ta sceimhle 's scanradh i gcroithe namhad, Roimh ranna laochra ar dtire. Ar dtinte is treith gan spreach anois, Sin luisne ghle san speir anoir, 'S an biobha i raon na bpilear agaibh: Seo libh, canaidh Amhran na bh Fiann. Curfa English: We'll sing song, a soldier's song, With cheering rousing chorus, As round our blazing fires we throng, The starry heavens o'er us; Impatient for the coming fight, And as we wait the morning's light, Here in the silence of the night, We'll chant a soldier's song. Chorus: Soldiers are we whose lives are pledged to Ireland; Some have come from a land beyond the wave. Sworn to be free, No more our ancient sire land Shall shelter the despot or the slave. Tonight we man the gap of danger In Erin's cause, come woe or weal 'Mid cannons' roar and rifles peal, We'll chant a soldier's song In valley green, on towering crag, Our fathers fought before us, And conquered 'neath the same old flag That's proudly floating o'er us. We're children of a fighting race, That never yet has known disgrace, And as we march, the foe to face, We'll chant a soldier's song Chorus Sons of the Gael! Men of the Pale! The long watched day is breaking; The serried ranks of Inisfail Shall set the Tyrant quaking. Our camp fires now are burning low; See in the east a silv'ry glow, Out yonder waits the Saxon foe, So chant a soldier's song.
Ireland is a sovereign, independent, democratic state with a parliamentary system of government. The president serves as chief of state in a largely ceremonial role. He is elected for a 7-year term and can be re-elected only once. In carrying out certain constitutional powers and functions, the president is aided by the Council of State, an advisory body. On the Taoiseach's (Prime Minister's) advice, the president also dissolves the Oireachtas (Parliament). The president appoints as prime minister the leader of the political party, or coalition of parties, which wins the most seats in the Dail (house of representatives). Executive power is vested in a cabinet whose ministers are nominated by the Taoiseach and approved by.
The bicameral Oireachtas (parliament) consists of the Seanad Eireann (senate) and the Dail Eireann (House of Representatives). The Seanad is composed of 60 members--11 nominated by the Prime Minister, 6 elected by the national universities, and 43 elected from panels of candidates established on a vocational basis. The Senate has the power to delay legislative proposals and is allowed 90 days to consider and amend bills sent to it by the Dail, which wields greater power in parliament. The Dail has 166 members popularly elected to a maximum term of 5 years under a complex system of proportional representation. Local government is by elected county councils and in the cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Waterford by county borough corporations. In practic...
Ireland is an island, which means that it has a lot of fishing. There is a large verity of fish Ireland's fauna does not differ markedly from that of England or France. The great Irish deer and the great auk were exterminated in prehistoric times. Since the island became developed, species such as the bear, wolf, wildcat, beaver, and native cattle have disappeared. Small rodents living in the woods and fields remain, as do small shore birds and field birds. No serpents are found in Ireland, and the only reptile is the lizard. Sedges, rushes, ferns, and grass are the principal flora. Ireland is rich with Natural resources such as zinc, lead, natural gas, barite, copper, gypsum, limestone, dolomite, peat, silver. The arabl......
Views on world problems:
As you know that Ireland is an island in northern of Europe. It isolated from the European countries. It is bit away from the central of the world, which means away from wars. In the south of Ireland the United Kingdom is there and there are know problems. So it is save. What I want to say that Ireland is know not endanger of an invasion form other countries. Ireland and the United Kingdom have very close relations. There are also strong relations between Ireland and the United States of America. There are many Americans who have some people that are related to them because as you know that many Irish people who migrated to the United States long time ago. There are even some presidents of the United States who are act..
Ireland is a very peaceful country. It does not have a lot of enemies. It had long time ago some problem with the United Kingdom but now all the problems had been solved. Ireland is now standing with the other countries against terrorism. But Ireland did not take any military action against terrorism.
The economy of Ireland has been traditionally agricultural. The most products is Since the mid-1950s, the country's industrial base has expanded, and now mining, manufacturing, construction, and public utilities account for approximately 36 percent of the gross domestic product, while agriculture accounts for only about 10 percent. Private enterprise operates in most sectors of the economy. The gross domestic product in 2000 was $93.9 billion. In 2001 livestock included 6.5 million cattle, 5.1 million sheep, 1.7 million hogs, and 69,564 horses. Poultry production is also important. The principal field crops are wheat, barley, oats, and potatoes. Among other important crops are hay, turnips, and sugar beets. The best far.
Industry takes 38% of GDP and 80% of exports. Although exports remain the primary engine for Ireland's robust growth, the economy is also benefiting from a rise in consumer spending and recovery in both construction and business investment. Ireland has diversified manufacturing and most of it developed since 1930. Among the food-processing industries, the most important are meatpacking, brewing and distilling, grain milling, sugar refining, and the manufacture of dairy products. Although mining plays a relatively minor role in the Irish economy, discoveries of new deposits in recent decades have led to a considerable expansion of mineral production. The percentage of the Population below poverty line is 10%.
The Celtic tiger is a big boom in the Irish economy. This was in 1990s these factors have made Ireland attractive to US investors seeking a way into the European market. OECD figures at the end of 1994 showed direct US investment into Ireland running at $3,000 per head, Spain was receiving just $200. The $3,000 alone is higher then the per capita GDP of most '3rd world' countries.
The Irish army includes the Naval service, Air corporals, and the National Police (Garda Siochana. The manpower availability in the army ranges from ages 15 years old until 49 years old. An estimate number of manpower available in the military is about 1,004,469. An estimation that was held in 2001 says that the military expenditures in Ireland are about $738 million dollars, which takes 0.75% of the GDP. This tells us that the Irish army is not capable of winning a war of because of the lack of manpower in the military. Actually, the army was found in order to keep control of the public.
The Irish defense forces are consisted of the Permanent defense force and the Reserve Defense force. The PDF (permanent Defense force) include the army, Naval Service, and the Air Corps. While the Reserve Defense force include the army and the Naval Reserve. Their roles is to defend the State against outside attacks, and to carry out such duties that may be assigned to them in times, like search and rescue.
Like most armies around the world, there are two rank structures existing in the Irish Defense forces. Commissioned ranks and non- commissioned ranks. Officers of commissioned ranks have completed training, who usually enter as officer cadets receive a commission from the president as a second lieutenant in the army or Air Corps or as an Ensign in the Naval Service. Other ranks enlist as recruits and if they complete their training, they become private soldiers in the army, seamen in the Naval service or Airmen in the Air Corps.
In most parts of Ireland, everything is under control. The only that is getting out of hand is the borders between Ireland NIreland. Evidently, the IRA is responsible for the outbreaks, keep in mind that there are two IRA groups existing. One is the provisional IRA that is trying to solve conflicts politically without using . The other is the official IRA that is responsible for all the military actions that has undergone between the borders. Authorities all over the island are trying to stop this rage. A cease-fire was declared by the IRA, which also said that it would begin the process of handing their weapons in a short time.
Many cultures in Ireland include Literature, Music, Cinema, and Folklore. Irish literature has been recognized for its quality all over the world. Recently, poet Seamus Heaney has received the Nobel Prize for literature but also three other Irish writers have received one too. During the twentieth century, writing in modern Irish has developed into a new way. Ireland also has its own way of writing poems. This kind of poem is called a Limerick.
The native music is something that cannot be expressed verbally, but by only hearing it. Its tones are made using 16 different instruments. It also has a certain beat, and a certain rhythm like other traditional music. The main instruments are the harp, and the small harp.
The native music of medieval Ireland was transmitted orally generation to generation. The main instruments used were the harp, and the small harp. Today, traditional music is played on the harp, the bodhran, pipes, and the accordion. Sorry to say that no original records of old barbaric music still exists, but the works of Turlough the harpist, composer, and poet have been preserved. Thanks to Comhaltes, it has helped revive Irish music by teaching it and introducing it to the public, and making it last for generations. Camhaltes has now over 350 branches throughout Ireland.
The Lumiere brothers held the first public screenings of film in Ireland in Dublin. The first cinema was the Volta, which opened in 1909. Ireland had a history for being used as a backdrop for international films, often intriguing filmmakers. One of the greatest movies to be held in Ireland for the opening was "Brave heart", "Saving Private Ryan", and "The General".
Folklore and legendary has always been an essential part of Irish culture. In Gaelic and Norman –Gaelic times, folklore was the guardian of knowledge that was past through generations. Telling such tales to the community was a great social tradition. Folklore and legendry was the key to the past.
What makes Irish culture unique and not English is that it has connected to ancient Gaelic times to each part of the Irish culture. One example is the old city of Ulster, Ireland. It was the stronghold of old Gaelic culture. It kept preserved from Ireland because of its small hills, lakes, bogs, etc… The city of Ulster contained a civilization that differed very much from the standard civilization in Ireland at those times. But when the English came, they confiscated the land and crushed the Gaelic culture. They replaced the civilians of Ulster with Scottish settlers and Englishmen who taught English laws.
Ireland is located in Western Europe, occupying five sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean. Most of the land is level surrounded by rugged hills. Sea cliffs are visible in the West Coast. Ireland interferes with mild winters, cool summers during the year, and constant humidity. The highest point is Carrantoohil at 1,041m, and the lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean at 0m.
Ireland holds a strategic location on major air and sea routes between North America and Northern Europe. Over 40% of the population in Ireland lives 97 km away from Dublin, the capital of Ireland. The Geographic co-ordinates are 53 00 N, 8 00 W. The total area is 70,280 km2. 68,890 km2 is land. Coastline is about 1,448 km. The far west you go the more deserted it will get.
The Celts dominated the entire Western Europe, including Ireland, and nothing had a greater impact on it. The first Celts- a small migration- arrived about 600 BC bringing with them Iron Age skills. Then came the major migration that arrived about 350 BC. They originated from central Europe but quickly expanded into southern France and northern Spain.
The English occupied Ireland in 1170. It soon expanded its community throughout the provinces of Ireland. The Irish community just couldn’t overcome them because of their great number. The English settled most in south of Dundalk to Limerick and Cork, were many traders and artisans lived. The occupation caused an economic downfall for the Irish community, and slowed the revival of the Gaelic culture. Their dreams of having a king were shattered. Thankfully, some land was still under Irish custody including manpower. This was what led the Gaelic culture to survive till our day.
Gaelic culture came from the Celts when they first occupied Ireland. There are three Gaelic languages. One is Irish Gaelic. The other is Manx Gaelic, and the last is Scottish Gaelic. Gaelic is a language that used to be spoken in ancient times of Ireland; where everything that is linked to that period is referred to be called Gaelic.
The problem of Ireland and Northern Ireland is that many brutal parties or just one really strong party has formed after the Official IRA that caused many outbreaks during the years. Northern Ireland demands more land. By that, it is killing and injuring the opposing country in order for it to hit some more land. Many peacekeeping plans have been undergone. The only effective one that is kind of succeeding is the Good Friday Treaty. Don’t forget that the difference of the two Irelands is that Northern Ireland is protestant and the republic of Ireland is Roman Catholic. The IRA has formed in Northern Ireland.
During the 1970’s, strikes were at there highest since the state was first established. There were frequent unofficial disputes and inter union disputes such as the Electricity Supply Board (ESB). This was causing a bad influence on the Irish industry that resulted in foreign investors turning their back. As a result of industrial unrest, the minister of Labor established the Commission of inquiry on industrial Relations in 1978. Its job was to examine industrial relations laws and to recommend improvements.
By: Faisal Al Ibrahim
1. The Role of the United Nations in rebuilding countries recovering from conflicts
Now we are in the new millennium. All countries must improve themselves and have a stable economy, but sadly none of this thing is true now and the opposite is now happening. More and more wars are exploding, and the result is destruction and ruination. Nothing is left other than collapsed buildings and useless rocks. If we go anywhere in the world we would find destruction. If we went to the middle of the world, there is a war between Israel and Palestine.
Our neighbor Northern Ireland is just done with a terrible war. It had suffered from a long time of a harsh war. The war ended but as usually it ended by death and destruction. Now it needs to recover from the damage that resulted from the war. Northern Ireland needs the help from the United Nations to recover that damage. It doesn’t only need the financial help, but it also needs a clear future to what is going to happen next. First, it needs the money to recover the damages. Second and the most important is the social aid. The society is broken from the war. Northern Ireland needs the United Nation to come and show the society that everyone is equal. Ireland is the first to help.
2. The Role of the United Nations in placing a framework that defines women’s rights and sets guidelines that ensures the implementations of these rights.
The woman is half of the society. Now we are in the new century and women must be getting all their rights equally with men. For example there are in many countries the woman has no right to express her ideas. She is forced to marry someone that she doesn’t even now about. How do you want her to marry someone and live with him for her whole life! Even more that the woman is sold to someone as a slave! We think that this problem had evaporated form our eyes but it is still behind our backs. It is true that there is nothing of that in our society but it still exists in other societies. The woman is a human being like us. Yoursister or wife is a woman does she receive all her rights. If so, w
She wouldn’t tell anyone that she had been abused because she might be scared or doesn’t want to be embarrassed. Being quit would make the situation even worse. Being quite would make more males abuse females but if the doctors knew the reason they can help her to avoid that problem again.
Before many centuries the woman did not receive all her rights in our society. This is mainly because she wasn’t educated. Now since the woman is educated she is receiving all of her rights. In other places such as Africa the woman isn’t educated. In the same time this is the place where we would find that the woman doesn’t receive her rights. Education is the key to solve the problem. We have all to work together to solve that problem. We have to educate both males and females so that they would work together equally. That doesn’t means that we only teach them how to read and write but we have to teach them morally. We have to tell them what is right and what is wrong. Ireland is ready to send to these place where the don’t know to pray to God teacher to teach them what is right and what is wrong. and take them to the right place and for the woman to know what are her right.
You almost have it here. The reality is that Ireland is probably more willing than, say, the US, to allow traditional religious education, even encourage it. However, it would not FORCE that education since, in many places, of course, it wouldn't be Catholic.
By: Hamad Al Sager
1. The question of reforming the current United Nations structure including; possible elimination of veto power, more regional representation and more diverse methods of funding amongst others.
Ireland thinks that the elimination of veto power will be a great success in the U.N if it succeeded in this. Countries that have the veto power seem to have priority in voting which is unfair for other countries. If the elimination of the veto succeeded, countries around the world would be more equal. Ireland thinks that the U.N can increase its profits by increasing the fine to any nation that disobeys it s laws. By that, it can increase its profits. Therefore, it can provide more to poor nations around the world. Ireland also thinks that if the U.N can assign a delegate for every country, which would help the U.N by showing more regional representation around the world.
2. The Question of global cooperation to solve international water crises, including the role of multilateral agencies as well as UN sub-organs in providing and sustaining sufficient supplies of water to all nations.
For Ireland, it would be a most welcome sight to see the nations of the world joining together for the sake of the world; providing sufficient amount of water to the nations of the world. Ireland thinks that it is not only the U.N that is responsible for providing sufficient water for the nations of the world but also the nations itself. Some countries are suffering from excess water causing them to loose lives, homes, and throwing people into the streets. If in some way we can invent a machine that will try to reduce the amount of water in a place and save it in a container, we can then transport the container to nations in need of water. Ireland doesn’t have a serious water crisis problem other than rivers that flow too fast, along with fisherman rights.
Delegate: Hamad I. Al Sager
Issue: The question of reforming the current United Nations structure including; possible elimination of veto power, more regional representation and more diverse methods of funding amongst others.
Defining veto power as the power or right to prohibit or reject,
Have studied that many U.N member states are arguing that the veto privilege is responsible for the Security Council’s undemocratic and ineffective procedures; obviously, the Veto power holders do not want to loose their veto power,
Noting that the U.S threatens to veto all peace keeping resolutions unless the UN Security Council adopt a new omnibus resolution exempting all UN peacekeepers from the jurisdiction of the court, and if this really occurred then the whole world would be under chaos,
Recalling that according to Arab officials, the permanent 5 members of the Security Council are bring the harm to themselves by overruling the majority of the member states during the voting process in a resolution. One of which is terrorist attacks,
Taking into consideration according to www.globalpolicy.org, the U.S has vetoed many peacekeeping resolutions, and some of which caused 2400 people to die according to what Kofi Annan said,
1. Requests the United Nations to select permanent delegates arranged by the member states to solve international terrorism in order to avoid any obstructions;
A. The Security Council will select 25 non-permanent delegates that have experience in Political issues and have a place in the political environment in or out of their country.
B. It will be called "The international Committee of Veto Power (ICVP).
C. The headquarters of this committee will be located in Geneva, Switzerland, where any country who wishes to attack this committee will be causing disruption for a neutral country.
D. The committee will be established one year after this resolution passes.
E. The committee’s job will be to study the explanations of the country that wishes to use its veto power, and to study how many countries are for or against the existence of the veto power.
F. After all this is over, a new debate will be established in order to discuss and decide the future of the Veto power where any country that holds the veto power will not hold it.
2. Suggests that all peacekeeping resolutions should have veto power out of the question and letting the majority have their rights;
3. Urges countries that have veto power to think thoroughly on whether or not to use the veto because that may effect its political stance between itself and other countries including the Security Council;
4. Proclaims that every country that has veto power has to have a certain limit for the tie being until the veto power’s future will be agreed;
A. This issue will be studied by the ICVP, and a report will appear stating results on the study we obtained from.
B. Each country having Veto Power will receive certain limits on using this privilege with reason. The number of limits will be issued by the ICVP (when established) according to their research and studies.
C. These countries will be incapable of using their veto power on peacekeeping resolutions unless the resolution includes war.
5. Asks the United Nations to form an Army consisting of soldiers coming from all the members available in the U.N;
A. It will be called the United Nations army.
B. The location of their bases will be located in every continent, and in the most desolate place in it.
C. They will be trained in their original army, but will receive extensive training by the 5 countries holding the Veto power.
D. Their mission will be to face rescue missions and to take the job of the formal peacekeeping armies that helped in thpeacekeeping processes.
E. This will help by making the United Nations and ONLY the United Nations solve the problem without causing any tie breaks between countries. An example is the United States trying to rescue three soldiers, but instead bombs the whole city in order to get them back. Although many other ways may happened to avoid war.
6. Seeks help from the countries of the world to express their desire whether or not the veto should exist.
Delegate:Faisal al Ibrahim
The question of: The Role of the United Nations in placing a framework that clearly defiwomen’s rights and sets guidelines that ensure the implementations of these rights.
Defines the women right as the right to say, do and receive respect of others as human being receives according the UN charter of the Human Right
Condemns every person that forces his daughter to be marrying legally or illegally to anther man without the permission of his daughter,
Alarmed that over 70 percent of African babies are born in some parts of Africa out of wedlock according to NAACP,
Fully alarmed that according to the Human Right Organization that most women that choose abortion don’t have a husband, which prove that they had been sexually abused but are scared to tell anyone, or they were involved in immature behavior that might’ve been avoided,
Noting that according to UNICF the suicide rate for young African females aged 10 to 19 increased by 114 percent since 1980,
Guiding By Amnesty International in its 1999 report entitled "Women in Afghanistan: Pawns in Men's Power Struggles" describes how "women were treated as the spoils of war" by the Mujahidin,
Applauding the National Organization for women (NOW) to all of the supports to the women right and all the effort to give the women their rights,
Congratulating the Global Women’s Rights and women’s commission for refugees for all the effort that they did to give the women their rights.
1) Creating: a new organization called the Woman Rights Organizations (WRO) that will;
a) Run under the theme " women and men are humans give them equal rights."
b) Consider it as part of the human right committee that is part of the United Nations
c) Define clearly women’s rights and sets guidelines that ensure the implementations of these rights
d) Identify all the countries that don’t give the woman all her rights.
2) Resolves the Woman Right Organizations to educate both males and females by:
a) Introducing new course in schools about the importance of woman,
b) Providing professionals that would teach the teacher in school how to deal with that course,
c) Encouraging the authors and editors in televisions, radios, Newspaper and magazines to right about the woman right by making competitions for the best writer and televisions shows,
3) Further resolves the Woman Right Organization to give a free one-week program to both male and female in churches before being married or in other religious place such as temples if the country needs help with teaching the couples;
a) Showing how is the woman important to the society,
b) Supporting teachers that are from the country and speak English to show them how to teach the couples,
c) Creating a center to teach the teacher how to give the one-week program,
d) The center can be in Ireland or can be deciliter,
4) Endorses to religious facts that abortion is band in most religion women that are welling to abort the fetus in anther country doctors must question the woman before doing the abortion for and then she can do it if she is not convinced:
A) Warning the woman that it is against her religion.
B) Helping the woman can be and sent to WRO to get a free lawyer to stop males from abusing her or other females.
Hamad Al Sager
Honorable Chair, Deputy Chair. Respectful delegates of the Model United Nations. Ireland greets you all to its vast land. A land filled with beauty and Culture. A land filled with mysteries and secrets. A land filled with historical evidence.
Come experience the Irish way. Dance happily in the Irish way. Listen to the folklores of the old where knowledge of the Gaelic culture has been kept for centuries. Listen to the sounds of the harp, or the songs of the famous Harpist and Composer. Contribute to the pople with your knowledge and the world would be more helpful to you. Ireland is a place where no man can resist.
"You are up to it and you are fit for it; you deserve it and if you make your own best contribution, the world before you will become a bit more deserving of you." Seamus Heaney, 1996
By: Faisal Al Ibrahim
A great welcome from the highlands of Ireland. Where the color of the green grass and the yellow daffodils blend together in the garden and the brown building and gray roads pattern together. Ireland is the country that you will never close your eyes in. In the morning, clean your lung with the fresh air, and give your wife a daffodil that she will never get anywhere. Visit the great castle of Dublin. Take a snack with great Irish CHIPS, and at night CHEEEEEEEERS FOR GUINESS!
We Irish will go back home to our families happily, but there are many children who doesn’t know who is his father is. If her child asks his mother where is dad what will she do. Would she cry her fate that made her be raped or the fate of her child that was bor. without who is her father or where he is? That is because the woman is not given her right. She must be educated and know what are rights so that she would ask for them. Ireland urges all the countries to stand together and face it together. Ireland suggest to educate the woman and man how important the female to the society.
Hamad Al Sager,Ireland, compared to other contries in Assembly A, was considered to be one of the best countries. Ireland helped on solving the water crisis issue, although that issue’s resolution failed, it was considered to be an effective resolution towards its issue. Ireland determined the true importance of countries by participating in the AMMUN event as much as it can. Sorry to say that it’s resolution, was neither the Main submitter, nor the Co main submitter because the unwillingness of other countries exaggeration upon their nuisance resolution.
Faisal Al Ibrahim,Ireland was one of the most effective nations in the AMMUN (assemble "B"). From the beginning Ireland stood and delivered its opening speech that warmed the crowd up. That was just the beginning Ireland became the main co-submitter in a resolution about recovering countries from conflicts that Ireland never wrote about but by the great skills and influence on other countries Ireland became the main co-submitter. On the resolution that Ireland wrote on about the woman right, Ireland proudly became the main submitter. Ireland didn’t stop there, in fact Ireland increase it influence on the assemble.