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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

What is KMUN?

KMUN is a Model United Nations conference that is held annually in Kabatas High School, Istanbul since 2013.

Is there a dresscode?

The dress code for KMUN 2018 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. Participants attending to one of the historical committees may apply the national clothes of the date.

Where and when is KMUN held?

KMUN will be held at 109-year-old campus of Kabataş Erkek Lisesi / Kabatas High School, Istanbul from April 27 to April 30, 2018.

Who organizes KMUN?

KMUN is organized by the Kabatas High School Model United Nations Club Members and their beloved advisors.

 

ACADEMICS

What is the official language of the conference?

The official language of KMUN 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.
When deciding on your committee preferences, please bear in mind that;
-only experienced delegates will be allocated to the Joint Cabinet Crisis, Historical United Nations Security Council and League of Nations.

How many delegates will represent a country in each committee?

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

Can I represent my own country?

Individual delegates are not allowed to represent their own country and the delegations are not allowed to represent the country of their school/institution.

Can a delegation attend to KMUN without an advisor?

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

How can I get prepared for the conference?

Delegates may get prepared by examining the study guides written by the Chair Team of KMUN’17.

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.

When will the allocations begin?

Organization Team of KMUN’17 seperated the application process to attend the conference into three. Allocations will begin after the Normal Registration comes to an end.

Are there any workshops for participants?

Yes, there will be workshops for participants. The content and the date of the workshop will be announced soon.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL

Who can apply?

Only high school students can apply to KMUN 2018.

What is the deadline for registration?

The registration time will come to an end in 25 March, 2018.

Does KMUN provide refund?

Unfortunately, we do not provide any refunds.

Are transfer costs included in the payment?

No, they are not included. You should add the transfer costs into the registration fee.

Are the social events included in the payments?

They are not included. Fees of the social events will be announced in the conference venue.

Are the late registrations accepted?

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

Does KMUN provide scholarships?

Unfortunately, KMUN does not provide any kind of scholarships.

Are there any limits for delegations?

There is no limitation for the maximum number of delegates in a delegation. However, the Secretariat reserves the right to ask the delegation representative to reduce the total number of delegates in their delegation, due to 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.

 

Visa / Invitation Letter

What if I need a visa for Turkey?

PR Team of KMUN’18 will provide a visa letter if the delegation is in need or request to do so.

How can I get an Invitation Letter for my school/institution?

You may contact the PR Team of KMUN’18 to receive an invitation letter for the conference.

 

Logistics

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

The transportation fee for the participants who wish to be transported from the airport is €10 per participant.. However, shuttles will depart at certain times which will be announced soon on the website.

Can I pay the fee of accommodation 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; Delegate’s Ball.

Does the conference fee provide accommodation?

No, the conference fee does not cover the accommodation. Details regarding the accommodation will be published to our website soon.

When should I arrive?

You should be at the conference venue before the Opening Ceremony. However you can also arrive at Kabatas High School a day earlier by asking an extra night from the accommodation team.

 

Kabatas Model United Nations Conference 2018