A Model United Nations conference is a simulation of the United Nations where students participate as delegates represent a delegation and engage in debate and discussion on various global issues.
Do I need to have previous MUN experience to participate in the conference?
No, previous MUN experience is not required. The conference is open to both experienced and beginners alike. Beginner delegates will be accommodated in the committees suited for them and will be mentored by the chairs,
How do I register for the conference?
To register for the conference, please fill out the registration form on our website www.simunglobal.org and follow the instructions provided in the registration page.
What is the registration fee for the conference?
The registration fee for the conference is INR 4500 base price plus additional costs based on accommodation. The packages can be viewed at www.simunglobal.org Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.
Who will I represent in the committee?
Delegates are expected to represent the portfolio assigned to them. They will represent the thoughts, views and opinions of their assigned portfolio and act as they would. In case of a country allotment, delegates will be expected to represent the head of state/governing body. Preferred country choices should be mentioned during registration. Once allotments are made, they will not be changed.
How can I prepare for the conference?
You can prepare for the conference by researching your assigned country's or organization's foreign policy, current events, and history, as well as reviewing the conference rules of procedure and other conference-related materials. Also refer to recordings of prior MUNs for an idea of what to expect.
What should I wear to the conference?
The conference dress code is,
We recommend dressing professionally.
Are food and refreshments available during the conference?
As part of the delegate package, breakfast, lunch and high tea will be provided on all three days, along with a special dinner following socials on day 2. A non-profit stall will be run by volunteers from TIPS as part of the IBDP CAS program where food, snacks and beverages can be purchased.
Is there a deadline for registration?
Yes, the deadline for registration is 3rd March for those who need accommodation and 15th March for everyone else. We recommend registering as early as possible to ensure your spot in the conference as well as a higher likelihood in getting your preferred committee and country as well as accommodation.
How will I be allotted a committee?
Delegates will be given assignments based on their preferences chosen during registration. 3 preferences should be selected during registration, with the first being your most preferred. Please note that there is no guarantee that you will receive your first preference, and that you might not get a committee that you have listed during registration.
Can I switch committees once I have been assigned to one?
No, committee assignments are final once they have been made.
What is the expected behavior for delegates during the conference?
Delegates are expected to maintain decorum at all times over the course of the conference. We expect a strict adherence to the conference rules, rules of procedure (RoP) and TIPS’s code of conduct, which prohibits discrimination, harassment, and disruptive behavior. Any incidents will be noted by the secretariat and can be subject to disciplinary action.
Can I bring electronic devices to the conference?
The only electronic devices allowed are laptops. Mobile phones are strictly prohibited as per the host school’s rules. However, please note that the usage of internet during committee sessions will be restricted. Under special circumstances, the executive board may allow the use of internet at their discretion.