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FAQ

GENERAL

What is MUN?

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation and academic competition in which students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches research, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities

Is there a dress code?

The dress code for YSMUN 2020 is formal, including the workshops and the ceremonies. Business attire would be appropriate for female participants. Suits, ties and jackets would be appropriate for male participants. It is absolutely not allowed to wear casual clothes.

Where and when is YSMUN held?

YSMUN will be held at Yavuz Schools campus from April 17 to April 19, 2020

Who organizes YSMUN?

YSMUN is organized by Yavuz Schools Model United Nations Club Members and their beloved advisors.

ACADEMICS

What is the official language of the conference?

The official language of YSMUN is English.

Do I need previous experience to participate?

You do not need previous experience to participate. However, experienced participants will be prioritized and will be allocated, accordingly.

How many delegates will represent a country in each committee?

Only a delegate will be representing his/her allocated country in a committee.

Can a delegation attend to YSMUN without an advisor?

Yes, under special conditions a delegation may attend to the conference without an advisor.

Is it compulsory to attend all the sessions?

Delegates who miss more than 2 sessions will not be able to have their certificates of participation.

Are there any workshops for participants?

YSMUN provides a workshop prior to the conference. The details will be announced soon.

ORGANIZATIONAL

Who can apply?

High school and university students can apply to YSMUN 2020.

Are the social events included in the payments?

The details of Gala Dinner and Social event will be announced soon.

Are the late registrations accepted?

Yes, late registrations are accepted. Fees and final late registration date can be found in the payment details.

Are there any limits for delegations?

The delegations need to consist of 3-12 people. However, the Secretariat reserves the right to reduce or increase the total number of delegates in the delegation, due to the limited number of seats.

How many observers can accompany each delegation?

Only 2 observers may accompany an institution. Observers are also required to make payment and the ones who apply for this position are required to be older than the age of 24.

LOGISTICS

Is the transportation from the airport/terminal going to be provided?

Transportation from the airport/terminal is going to be provided.

Can I pay the fee of conference upon my arrival?

It is not possible for participants to pay in person. Payments are only accepted if they are sent through the bank account.

Does the conference fee cover meals?

Yes, it covers the lunch and the coffee breaks during the conference. Conference fee also covers the first day’s event; Gala Dinner.

Does the conference fee provide accommodation?

No, the conference fee does not cover the accommodation. Yavuz Schools MUN Team, unfortunately, is not able to provide an accommodation for the participants. However, if the participating school is in need of a recommendation, the respective school may contact our PR Team via publicrelations@ysmun.org We will be providing shuttles from the recommended  hotel to the conference venue.

When should I arrive?

You should be at the conference venue before the Opening Ceremony in order to register yourself and, if there is, your delegation.