In order to take part of FACAMP Model United Nations (FAMUN), the following steps are necessary:
- 1. Set up a delegation;
- 2. Choose a Head Delegate;
- 3. Fill in the registration form (Form A);
- 4. Pay the fee (individual delegate fee and delegation fees);
- 5. After these steps, the Secretariat will send the register confirmation and the country assignment;
- 6. Fill in Form B (information of delegates) by August 15th, 2014.
Delegations and Head Delegates
Delegations can be composed of 1 (one) to 10 (ten) delegates. However, a delegation composed by only one delegate is not eligible for Best Delegation Award.
Students eligible to take part in College committees:
- - Students over 18 (including students who have completed High School and students enrolled in “Cursinho” programs)
- - Students enrolled in an under-Graduate Course;
- - Under-Graduate students;
- - Graduate students.
Each delegation must choose a Head Delegate, who will be responsible for receiving all the information provided by the Secretariat. Head Delegates must be present at all the Head Delegates Meetings during the Conference as well.
Countries or Representations will be allocated by the FAMUN Organization Commission, according to the date of registration and the assigned preferences of delegations in the Registration Form (Form A). Also, a distributive principle among institutions will be followed. The country assignment list can be downloaded here.
NOTE: FAMUN reserves the right to assign countries which were not listed in the Registration Form. All of FAMUN’s decisions regarding country assignments are final.
Fees and Refunds
The proper payment of all fees is an obligatory condition to validate a registration.
Registration Fees will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Head Delegates may submit a Change Request form in order to replace any mistaken or incorrect information concerning personal data of delegates. Requests in reference to country assignment will not be taken into consideration.
Delegates are requested to observe formal attire during all the Conference. National or traditional attire is allowed as long as it respects the formality of the event.
Male and Female delegates must avoid disrespectful or inappropriate dressing.
The use of official badges is required during all the Conference, including Social and Cultural events.
The Organization Commission of FAMUN is responsible for guaranteeing a diplomatic and respectful environment during all the days of the Conference, from Committee sessions to social and cultural events. FAMUN reserves the right to immediately suspend delegates for improper behavior. There will also be penalties for the entire delegation, such as the ineligibility for Best Delegation Award and limitations of country assignment in future conferences of FAMUN.
- Alcohol and Drug Policy
Delegates consuming or in possess of alcohol and/or illicit drugs will be immediately suspended from FAMUN.
- Smoking Policy
According to Brazilian law, it is prohibited to smoke in all enclosed public spaces. Delegates are not permitted to smoke inside committee rooms or enclosed spaces in the conference venue and social and cultural events venues.
Official Accommodation and Transportation
Delegations are responsible for accommodation arrangements. As there are limited accommodations available at the official hotel, rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If delegations were not able to arrange accommodations at the official hotel, a list of indicated hotels can be found in “Useful Links”.
FAMUN will provide official transportation from the official hotel to the conference venue. Delegates who miss the official transportation are responsible for their own transportation arrangements.
FAMUN is not responsible for valuables or personal belongings left in conference venue, social and cultural events venues or buses.
Certificates of Participation
Certificates of Participation will be granted to all participants who attend at least 75% of sessions. Certificates will be handed over at the end of the last Committee Session.
The Organizational Commission of FAMUN is the only staff member empowered to grant exceptions to general policies. Requests for exceptions must be submitted in written form to email@example.com.