Frequently Asked Questions

Bali Asia International Model United Nations II

What is MUN?

Model United Nations (MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations where the participants play the role as a delegate from specific country who attempt to solve real global issues with the policies and perspectives of their assigned country. During the Meeting Session, the delegates will be having a discussion with a certain topic, share their thoughts based on the country’s point of view, debate and create a resolution.

Why do I attend the MUN?

There are many reasons on why students are ought to join Model United Nations (MUN). First, MUN is not only teaching and improving students’ English skills, but it teaches them further on how to speak properly and diplomatically. MUN is the most appropriate medium to sharpen the skills. Second, the knowledge that students learn in the class is not enough to create a tough individual where every student are dreamed of in the real world. There should be another skill had by students as the tool in practicing what they have learned in class into a real world. MUN comprises the practice of research, academic writing, public speaking, debating, diplomacy, and team-work. Those are important elements that students shall possess since early age as these skills beneficial for students’ future career (work and advance education). Third, MUN enhance students’ insight and knowledge of how the world’s representative works and cooperates. Fourth, for future investment, MUN could leverage students into college and job. Last, MUN is a great opportunity to meet new people from different backgrounds as an opportunity to enhance their networking.

How do I joined MUN?

Currently, over 400 MUN conferences take place all over the world. You can search online for conferences, and a list of larger conferences. It’s possible to sign up for multiple conferences, but if you are just starting out, you may want to begin with only one or two MUN conferences a year. You need to register yourselves in certains of way.
Your to-do list for MUN conference are deciding which conferences to attend, organize your fundraising efforts, prepare for your conference and hold practice simulations.

What is BAIMUN (Bali Asia International MUN)?

Bali Asia International Model United Nations (BAIMUN) is a Model United Nation (MUN) conference for young future diplomats to encourage themselves in understanding international issues and policy related to the culture, debating and sharing perspective, finding a solution, and create a resolution. Held in Bali, Indonesia, BAIMUN will provide issues as topics in every council in this MUN conference.

Who are the famous participants from MUN?

Here’s a list of some famous personalities who have been a part of the Model United Nations in the past.

  • US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
  • Former World Court Justice Stephen M. Schwebel
  • ABC’s This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos
  • Under-Secretary-General for Public Information, Kiyotaka Akasaka
  • UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon
  • Actor Samuel L. Jackson
  • Ryan Seacrest from American Idol
  • Rainn Wilson – Dwight from The Office

About BAIMUN

Is this the first session of BAIMUN?

 Fortunately, this is our second time organizing the BAIMUN. The 1st session of Bali Asia International Model United Nations (BAIMUN) had successfully held in March 2019 by bringing 422 youth from around 44 different countries. There was 17.899 registrants at first and only 2,3% both got selected and attended. The delegates were having 1 day MUN simulation conference in 6 different councils. During the event, we got exposure from Metro TV and other local media. To watch the excitement captured during BAIMUN I, please visit bit.ly/baimunshortmovie

When and where does BAIMUN II take place?

The BAIMUN II will be held in Bali Asia International Convention Centre (Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia) in January 18th-21st 2020.

What are the activities during BAIMUN II?

The main activities in BAIMUN is Meeting Session, where you’ll discuss certain topics in specific council. That’s where the agenda of MUN Conference happened. In BAIMUN II, there will be 8 topics that will be addressed in 8 councils. With 8 different councils offered to the floor, the delegates will be able to bring comprehensive debates upon the topic areas based on their interests which will lead a way for them to find solutions to the issues that will be discussed.
Aside from Meeting Session, there will be the Opening Ceremony, BAIMUN II Grand Symposium, Beach Cleanup*, Bali City Tour, Closing Ceremony, Diplomatic Dinner and Cultural Night.

What do I receive upon registering for BAIMUN II?

First, kindly check https://balimodelunitednations.org and register yourself. Fill the registration form and wait for the announcement in the next 3×24 hours (office hours). If you get selected, you’ll be received the Letter of Acceptance, BAIMUN event proposal, payment instructions and other documents needed. 

Payment and Details

What kind of companies/organizations I can reach to get sponsorship?

Most of every big company have arranged budget for education needs and other social activities, usually called as CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), especially in Indonesia. It should be allocated and usually education/college students are on the list.

Can I use Debit card?

Yes, you can. You may follow this link to see the payment instructions: balimodelunitednations.org/payment

Do we get fully funded to attend this program?

This program is self-funded program, meaning that you need to personally take care of the required funds and prepare your own flight tickets and visa if required. However, we can assist you to look for other additional funding by providing a Letter of Acceptance and BAIMUN II event proposal for you to apply for Sponsorship. And then you have to look for the sponsors on your own.

Do you provide scholarship/funding?

For now, we do not provide funding/scholarship/sponsorship. This program is a self-funded program, but we’re sure it will be one of the best investments for your self-improvement. It means that you need to personally take care of the required funds, prepare your own flight tickets and visa if required.

How do I complete my payment?

Once you’ve got selected, you’ll also get the payment procedure. Choose one of the methods and finish it. Should you have more questions, kindly reach our Customer Service in the website https://balimodelunitednations.org.

What is the difference between Early Bird and Normal Payment?

If you process the payment through the early bird process you will get some interesting offers from us. You will get special discount for your payment. However, if you decide to process the payment through normal payment you will get the real prices of the program.

Do I need to pay for participating in this event?

Yes, you need. Comparing to the facilities you’ll get, let’s put the payment as part of the infestation. Generally, we have 2 types of payment based on the facilities we offered, which are full accommodation and non accommodation.

Does this program fee includes the flight ticket as well?

This program fee provides your hotel accommodation, meals, conference, toolkit, certificate, airport assistance and full tim LO team. In other words, you have the responsibility on your own for the flight ticket and visa.

How do I know this isn’t a scam?

To watch the excitement captured in BAIMUN I, kindly check bit.ly/baimunshortmovie. First, you could check the testimony of our prior delegates in our website https://balimodelunitednations.org. We’ve partnered with some strategic company as follows: One World Airline Alliance, Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc. We’ve also partnered with national media: Metro TV, NET TV, Liputan6.com, etc. Moreover, BAIMUN II will be held by the IGN (International Global Network) which a foundation based in Indonesia which focuses its work in youth capacity development. As the event organizer, IGN held plenty of events. To know more about the company, kindly check http://internationalglobalnetwork.com.

Can you tell me how to get a sponsorship?

Here is we give some tips and tricks to get sponsorship!

  • Prepare the required documents, such as proposal, Letter of Acceptance, and Application Letter along with your needed fund. The application letter should consist with your background on joining the event, goals, reason why are you choosing those companies, and state the benefit for both parties between you and the company.
  • Look for companies/institutions that sponsor other events or activities similar to yours.
  • Create a list of potential sponsors.
  • Research every company/institution or person on your list.
  • Contact the potential companies/institution and make a good communication with them.
  • Send the whole documents.
  • Define the deadline and follow up.

Note: make sure you don’t input proposal only to a single company/institution. Good Luck!

Facilities

Do you provide halal foods/ vegan during the conference?

We always try our best to serve the best food for our distinguished delegates as best as we could. We will always try not to provide pork, lard and alcohol. We also provide foods for vegans only.

What are the differences between full accommodation and non accommodation delegates?

Only full accommodation delegates will get the Airport Assistance, 4 days 3 nights hotel accommodation and meals 3 times a day.

Do you provide scholarship/funding?

For now, we do not provide funding/scholarship/sponsorship. This program is a self-funded program, but we’re sure it will be one of the best investments for your self-improvement. It means that you need to personally take care of the required funds, prepare your own flight tickets and visa if required.

How do I complete my payment?

Once you’ve got selected, you’ll also get the payment procedure. Choose one of the methods and finish it. Should you have more questions, kindly reach our Customer Service in the website https://balimodelunitednations.org.

What is the difference between Early Bird and Normal Payment?

If you process the payment through the early bird process you will get some interesting offers from us. You will get special discount for your payment. However, if you decide to process the payment through normal payment you will get the real prices of the program.

What are the facilities that we’re going to have?

You’re going to get 2 options of facilities

 

Full AccommodationNon Accommodation
Hotel accommodation

(sharing room)

Entrance to meeting sessionEntrance to meeting session
Day 1 : Airport Assistance, Diplomatic Dinner (Opening) Day 1: Diplomatic Dinner (Opening)

This is my very first time coming to Bali. Can you pick me up at the airport?

Yes, of course. We understand this might be the first time you come to Bali. That’s why we’re going to provide an Airport Assistance to pick you up from DPS (Ngurah Rai International airport) to hotel and return trip. Unfortunately, the Airport Assistance is one of the services for full accommodation delegates.

Can I get supportive documents to apply for a visa?

Yes sure. You can contact us through email or live chat. We will provide the invitation letter which consist of your name, your DOB and passport number. You can use it to apply for the visa!

Requirement

Can I participate in this event?

BAIMUN II will be applied for youth in the age of 17-25 years old from over the world.

My english is not that good, can I still join?

Don’t worry! you still have a lot of time to practice the English. One of our goals is to educate people so this is the field you can do wrong but can improve your skills not only in english but also leadership, networking and diplomatic skills!

Can I get a job in the UN after participating in this program?

By joining this program is already your plus point of having UN conference knowledge. If you focus on your dream to work at UN, after joining this program you can continue by applying intern at UN and doing social work that related with SDGs. You are surely can get to work in the UN with persistent and perseverance. Good luck!

Why is the event expensive ?

Comparing to other MUNs, the BAIMUN will also be reaching participants who need help in accommodating their hotel, meals and transportation during the event. Besides, BAIMUN will also be held in a grand venue named Bali International Convention Centre in Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua, Bali. This venue was also used during the IMF – WB Annual Meetings. Moreover, you’ll also get the extraordinary facilities during the event. Stay tuned!

Is there any hotel near the place that I can book? How about the transportation?

We will share some recommendations for hotel and transportation in our social media. The organizer won’t responsible for accommodation and transportation for non accommodation delegates.

My parents asking me who is the top authority and name of him/her plus his/her contact

The Project Manager of BAIMUN this year is Ms. Dwi Fauziyah Putri. You can reach her at [email protected]

I really want to join this program but I am 29 years old, can I register myself?

We are really amazed that you put a lot of interest to join our program. However, we regretfully to inform you that the requirement to become a delegate should be 17-25 years old. But don’t worry you can register yourself as an observer, so you won’t miss any chance to build up your networking in a global scale.

Can I get a job in the UN after participating in this program?

Yes, of course. We understand this might be the first time you come to Bali. That’s why we’re going to provide an Airport Assistance to pick you up from DPS (Ngurah Rai International airport) to hotel and return trip. Unfortunately, the Airport Assistance is one of the services for full accommodation delegates.

What are the things that make BAIMUN II different from other MUN conference?

First of all, BAIMUN II is perfect for beginners. Second, we’re providing a MUN simulations along with more fun agendas. In day 1, the delegates will be having the Opening Ceremony and MUN 101. The day after the Meeting Session, there will be a Beach Cleanup and Bali City Tour. The last day will become the Cultural Night and Closing Ceremony. Third, we’re also providing hotel accommodation and meals for full accommodation delegates. Fourth, the delegates will be having a chance to meet many inspired speakers in Grand Symposium.

Can I change my council and country allocation after I got it?

Country and council assignments are determined by a variety of factors, including motivation letter, Model United Nations experience and quota of council. If you are not assigned in one of the councils you requested, delegates will be allocated in their second or third council preferences. However, If the quota is full the committee has the right to allocate to the other council. It has been set by the committee and cannot be changed.

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