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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Tanzania International Model UN (TIMUN 2019)

What is Model UN (MUN)?
MUN is a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly in which participant delegates are assigned countries, and their job is to express their countries beliefs in committee in order to pass favorable resolutions.

What is TIMUN’s 2019 theme?
This year’s themes is Youth Voices on SDGs; Empowering young people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.

What are the thematic areas to be discussed?
The thematic areas will base on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 13 – climatic action; 8 – decent work and economic growth; 3 – good wealth and well being; and 16 – peace, justice, and strong institutions.

How many delegates are expected to attend the conference?
About to 200 delegates will be participating in TIMUN 2019.

Who are the participants of the conference?
Various participants from high schools, universities, government institutions, private companies, individuals, and non-government organizations are expected to attend?

It is my first time attending a Model UN conference, what should I expect?
There will be a short training session organized by the committee for all participants to prepare them for the conference.

How long will TIMUN conference take?
The conference will take a maximum of 5 days in Morogoro region.

What is weather like in Morogoro region?
The weather is humid and warm throughout the year thought rainy days are common between March and May; a few warm clothes is advisable.

How many member countries will be present during the conference?
A total of 42 countries will participate in the conference.

Will I receive certificate of participation in TIMUN 2019’s conference?
Delegates are awarded with certificates of participation at the end of the conference. Furthermore, those delegates who show the most skills in negotiating, public speaking, paper/resolution writing, and diplomacy will receive awards.

Are there any other extra-curricular activities besides the general assembly?
There will be charity and school visits, sports and short tours around the region and fun evening activities.

Where can I find more information regarding the conference?
More information is found on Youths of United Nations Tanzania (YUNA Tanzania) website: www.yuna.or.tz

TRANSPORTATION

I am flying in from outside Tanzania, what will happen once I arrive at the airport?
For international participants, we highly recommend the use of Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA). There will be airport pickup on arrival, were by on 28th Morning we have a bus from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro as your destination. For those who face difficulties, we advise you to contact us before making any further proceeding.
There will be a transport from hotel to Conference Venue and from Conference Venue to hotel for International and upcountry participants.

Is there a dress code?
During sessions of the conference participants are required to dress up in formal attire.

Does the conference fee also include accommodation?
The Conference fee include accommodation; from 29th April to 3rd May 2019 on allocated hotel

Does the conference offer free meals?
The conference will offer lunch included in the conference package for 29th April – 03th May 2019 and water every day for the duration of the conference, Breakfast and dinner will be served at the hotel.

VISA

Are you giving out Visas?
TIMUN itself is not giving out any Visas, nor is it responsible for any problems that may arise during the application process. However we can provide a Visa letter for your Visa application procedure. Please inform us of your situation and personal information so we can help you in that process.

INVITATION LETTER

I need a formal invitation letter for my Institution/University, what do I do?
If you would like an Invitation letter for your institution, please let us know by sending us an email to logistics.timun@gmail.com or yunatimun@gmail.com In this email please state the official name of the institution, the name and the official title of the person the letter should be addressed to and an email address. We will then precede your request as soon as possible.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

Can I receive a scholarship or any other form of financial aid from TIMUN?
Unfortunately, at this point we are not able to provide any kind of scholarship or financial aid for TIMUN2019.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any further questions or you feel that we have not informed you sufficiently, do not hesitate to contact us via logistics.timun@gmail.com yunatimun@gmail.com or through the contact form. You will find all the necessary information on our website: www.yuna.or.tz we are looking forward to welcoming you at TIMUN 2019 here in Morogoro, Tanzania.

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