Kicking off today’s debate, the Russian Federation read aloud the operative clauses of her resolution on creating a long-term solution to the immigration crisis of the Mediterranean. Her following speech was met by a triplet of points of information, which were each paired with swift and firm clarifications.
Ín a substansive effort, co-submitted by the Plurinational state of Bolivia, the Russian Federation presented a resolution paper focused on terrorism, political instability and asylum seeking, in an effort to tackle the root cause of the immigration crisis.
The debate quickly spurred, and within 15 minutes, the committee moved into time against and saw a flurry of amendments. With two amendments passed within 30 minutes of starting the debate, the hard-working committee can look forward to a productive and well-spirited debate.