FAQ

Here you can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions
What does LEMUN cost?

This year, the conference fee will be between €40 and €45. This includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday and entrance to the LEMUN Party. Please come back later to find out the exact fee.

When will LEMUN be held this year?

This year the conference will be held on November sixth, seventh and eighth.

Where will LEMUN be held this year?

The standard location for the conference is the following of the two building of the Stedelijk Gymnasium Leiden (also referred to as location Athena):

Stedelijk Gymnasium Leiden
Fruinlaan 15
2313 EP Leiden
The Netherlands

What am I expected to wear to LEMUN?

Formal dress, i.e. the kind of clothes that real UN diplomat might be expected to wear when attending UN sessions, is required at all meetings. In order not to cause offence to other delegates, national dress, military uniforms and armbands are forbidden.
Specifically, we would ask male delegates to wear long sleeved dress shirts, slacks/trousers, and ties during the conference. Suits or blazers for male delegates would be preferable, but not mandatory.
We would ask female delegates to wear trousers/knee length skirts and modest dress shirts (no sleeveless or mid-drifts).

No sneakers/tennis shoes or denim for any delegates please.

What are “Presidents” and “Chairs”?

The Presidents and Chairs are experienced MUN participants who lead the debate in the Committees and Councils. They are assisted by Deputies. Commonly referred to as Student Officers, they have researched the issues of their forum and you can ask them for help regarding resolutions and lobbying if you have any questions. They also act as liaison persons between the Executive Staff and delegates.
You must listen to the Student Officers at all time. Any advice they give you is valuable, as they are very experienced.

What are “Students Officers”?

All students who help organize or run the conference are called Student Officers. The Chairs, Executive Staff, ICJ Advocates, Administrative Staff and Press Officers are Student Officers. However, generally speaking only the Presidents, Chairs and Deputies are referred to as Student Officers.

What is the “Administrative Staff”?

Administrative Staff, or Admins, assist the Student Officers in running the conference. In the forum, they handle all the paperwork, handing out resolutions and passing round the notes. They work very hard, so please appreciate and respect them.

What/Who is the “Secretary General”?

The Secretary General is in charge of everything that happens at the conference. The UN’s current “SG” is António Guterres.

This year the Secretary General at LEMUN is Ghorzang Rahimi. He chairs the Staff meetings and is responsible for all major decisions. Together with the amazing Executive Staff and the wonderful General Staff he made LEMUN 2020 possible.

No helpful answer? Contact us

Support

If you have any questions that are not answered above or in the General information sections, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Start typing and press Enter to search