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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 dress code?

The dress code for KMUN 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. 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 the 110-year-old campus of Kabataş Erkek Lisesi / Kabatas High School, Istanbul from April 9 to April 12, 2020

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.

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.

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 research reports submitted by the Student Officer Team of KMUN’20.

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 be delivered?

Allocations will be delivered after the 2nd of February 2020. 

Are there any workshops for participants?

Unfortunately, KMUN does not provide a workshop prior to the conference.


ORGANIZATIONAL

Who can apply?

Only high school students can apply to KMUN 2020

What is the deadline for registration?

Deadline for the registration is the 2nd of February 2020 for delegates and Press Team, those who would like to apply for a chairing position must submit the application form before the 17th of January 2020, 23.59. 

Does KMUN provide a refund?

Unfortunately, we do not provide any refunds in any kind of circumstances.

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?

The delegations need to consist of 3-12 people. However, the Secretariat reserves the right to ask the delegation representative to reduce the total number of delegates in their 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.


Visa / Invitation Letter

What if I need a visa for Turkey?

PR Team of KMUN 20 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 20 to receive an invitation letter for the conference.


Logistics

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

Transportation from the airport/terminal is not 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. Kabataş MUN Team, unfortunately, is not able to provide an accommodation for the participants due to the affairs of our school. However, if the participating school is in need of a recommendation, the respective school may contact our PR Team via kabatasmun@gmail.com

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.

Kabatas Model United Nations Conference 2020