What is MUN?

Model United Nations (MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda.


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  • THIMUN-affiliated MUNs must give credit to THIMUN in their mailings, in statements to the media, and on all documentation; this also applies to web sites: a link to the THIMUN web site must be included on the front page of the web site of the THIMUN-Affiliated MUN;
  • Full acknowledgement must be given, with the source clearly stated, for the use of any THIMUN materials e.g. extracts/adaptations from the THIMUN web site, the Instructional Guide or the Rules of Procedure;
  • THIMUN must receive copies of all documentation relating to the THIMUN-Affiliated MUN, e.g. invitational mailings, handbooks, reports;
  • Affiliated conferences are responsible for providing updated information to THIMUN;
  • THIMUN-affiliated MUNs must be evaluated and accredited, at least once every three years, by a member of the THIMUN Board of Directors or a member of the THIMUN Advisory Board; arrangements must be made for this person to attend the conference;
  • In the event of a change in the principal organiser of the conference, this evaluation will have to be carried out anew;
  • Unless the designated member of the Board /Advisory Board is attending the conference as a participant, THIMUN-Affiliated MUNs must pay the travel/accommodation expenses of the evaluator and, therefore, need to budget for this;
  • Evaluation reports must be returned to the THIMUN Office as soon as possible after the conference; a copy will be sent to the THIMUN-Affiliated MUN organisers;
  • In the event of criticisms or a negative evaluation, a discussion will take place with the organisers with a view to making necessary improvements;
  • All recommendations made by the evaluator should be put into practice by the conference immediately following the evaluation;
  • Failure to comply with any of the above conditions may result in Affiliation being withdrawn.