... letter from the
Secretary-General
Esteemed Advisors, Delegates, and Friends,
On behalf of the Model United Nations Organization at the University of Illinois, It is my honor to announce the nineteenth session of Model United Nations Illinois (MUNI). This year’s conference will be held on the beautiful campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on March 14-16, 2014.
MUNI is proud to be one of the flagship Model United Nations conferences of the Mid-West. It is our goal to provide delegates with an experience unlike any other, in which they will be able to exercise and improve critical thinking, public speaking, debating, and other skills in an exciting and educational atmosphere. This year’s conference has been designed to foster a forum in which delegates will be able to discuss the most pertaining issues of today and immerse themselves in the exiting world of conflict resolution and diplomacy.
The nineteenth session of MUNI will be host to thirteen different committees ranging from General Assemblies to unique simulations committees, a Security Council, an International Criminal Court, and an International Press Delegation. Our Secretariat and staff are currently hard at work to ensure that these are of the highest quality. We have added more crises, more challenges, and more surprises throughout our committees this year in order to provide you with an exhilarating MUNI weekend!
The Model United Nations Organization at the University of Illinois is working diligently in order to give you a conference experience unlike any other. Please do not hesitate to contact us at MUNI@uiucmodelun.org if you have any questions. We hope to see you in March for what promises to be one of the best MUNIs yet!
Gabriela Chavez Barrientos
Secretary-General, MUNI XIX
MUNInsider
Registration Process
  1. Fill and complete the online registration form
    You will receive an email with your school's invoice once the form is submitted. On the invoice, there will be a School Registration Fee and a Delegate Fee respective of the numbers of delegates attending. The School Registration Fee must be paid before country assignments can be assigned to your school. Schools can either send one check for both the School Registration and Delegate Fees, or send two separate checks: one for the School Registration Fee and another for the Delegate Fee, as well
  2. Mail a check for the amount shown on the invoice to
    Model United Nations Illinois
    280 Illini Union, Cube #36
    1401 West Green Street
    Urbana, IL 61801
    Please make your check payable to Model United Nations
  3. We will begin assigning positions after receiving both your online registration submission and payment for the School Registration Fee. Assigning positions can take some time and schools that register early will get priority in assignments. Please keep in mind that your school will not receive country assignments until we receive payment for the School Registration Fee
  4. Once country positions have been assigned, schools must submit the names of their delegates and their respective positions by March 1st, 2014. We will email forms closer to the conference date.
    If you have any questions or conerns regarding the registration process, please don't hesitate to contact us at MUNI@uiucmodelun.org
  5. Please note that hotel accommodations cannot be booked through our website. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations.
Registration Dates and Fees
Early Registration
BeginsEndsSchool Registration Fee (*)Delegate Fee
October 14 November 14 $50$45
Regular Registration
BeginsEndsSchool Registration Fee (*)Delegate Fee
November 14 January 14 $50$50
* Every school must pay a non-refundable School Registration Fee. Please note that the School Registration Fee must be paid before Country Assignments can be allocated your school
* Registration Period refers to when a school submits their online registration form. for example, if a school wishes to register during the Regular Registration Period then they must submit their online registration form to us by January 14, 2014
Refund Policy
The School Registration Fee is a $50.00 non-refundable fee.
The Delegate Fee may be refunded if we are notified by January 14, 2014. After this date, the Delegate Fee will be non-refundable
Registration form
Contact Information
Advisor Information
Primary Advisor
Last name*
First name*
Primary email*
Cell phone number*
School phone number
Best way to contact*
Best time to call
Secondary Advisor
Last name*
First name*
Primary email*
Cell phone number*
School phone number
Best way to contact*
Best time to call
Additional Advisor Information
School Information
School name*
Address*
City*
State*
Country*
Zipcode*
Will your school require transportation to the conference from the hotel?* Yes No
Delegate Information
Number of delegates*
Are you interested in double delegation assignments?*Yes No
Country preferences
Are you interested in Crisis Committees?*Yes No
If yes, check all that you are interested inPolish Government in Exile
Prohibition: The Age of Bosses
Berlin Conference 1884-85
Security Council 1956
Pilgrims of the Mayflower
Are you interested in position in the UN Security Council(SC)?*Yes No
Are you interested in position on the International Criminal Court(ICC)?*Yes No
Are you interested in position on the International Press Delegation(IPD)?*Yes No
Comments
I have read, understand, and accept the Refund Policy.*
I have read, understand, and accept the Country Assignment Policy.*
I understand that as the Faculty Advisor, I am responsible for my delegation. I will be on site at the conference at all times, and I will be aware of where my delegation is at all times.*
SUBMIT
Hotel
MUNI has negotiated hotel accommodations at the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham.
Hotel contact information
Hawthorn Suites
101 Trade Center Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
(217)-398-3400
Directions
Room Details and Pricing
The hotel can be reached at the telephone number given above. When making a reservation, you must ask for the  Model United Nations Room Block in order to receive the discounted rate. 
Note that our block of rooms is being held by the hotel until March 5, 2013. If you are making a reservation after this date please contact us and we can try to work something out with the hotel.

There are two types of rooms that can be reserved. Both these rooms can accomodate up to 4 people
Double Size bedroomswith two double beds
King Size bedroomswith one king sized bed
These rooms can be reserved at a rate of $104.90per night
Making a reservation
The hotel can be reached at the telephone number given above. Please ask to be placed in the Model United Nations Room Block when making a reservation. The room block will be held by the hotel until all of the rooms are reserved or until February 14, 2014. After this date, we cannot guarantee placement in the room block.
Important dates
The Model United Nations Room Block DeadlineFebruary 14, 2014
Check In3:00pm March 14, 2014
Check Out 12:00pm March 16, 2014
United Nations General Assembly
  • GA I - Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)
    • On Curbing the Illicit Trade of Small Arms and Light Weapons
    • On the Use of Drone Aircraft in Combat
  • GA II - Economic and Financial Committee (ECOFIN)
    • On Reforming Economies in the Wake of Political Upheaval
    • On Developing Eco-tourism
  • GA III- Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee (SOCHUM)
    • On the Rights of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Individuals
    • On Government Control and Surveillance of Communication and Media
  • GA IV- Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)
    • On Kurdish Autonomy
    • On Neo-colonialism in Africa
Simulations Committee
  • Joint Crisis- Prohibition: The Age of Bosses
  • Polish Government in Exile
  • Berlin Conference 1884-1885
  • Security Council 1956
  • Pilgrims of the Mayflower
Specialized Committees
  • United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
  • International Criminal Court (ICC)
  • International Press Delegation (IPD)
Delegate Handbook
The Delegate Handbook contains important details about the conference that will help delegates navigate through the weekend

Click here to download
Background Guides
Position Papers
Position papers are required for all delegations part of a General Assembly committee. They must be submitted by midnight on March 1, 2014. Position Papers are not expected from members of the Security Council
Campus Map
Tentative Schedule
Friday, March 14
12:00 - 5:00 PMRegistration
6:00 - 7:00 PMDinner
7:15 - 8:15 PMOpening Ceremonies
8:30 - 11:00 PMCommittee Session I

Saturday, March 15
10:30 - 11:00 AMCampus Tour I
11:30 - 12:00 PMCampus Tour II
12:15 - 2:30 PMCommittee Session II
2:30 - 3:00 PMBreak
3:00 - 5:00 PMCommittee Session III
5:00 - 6:45 PMDinner
7:00 - 10:00 PMCommittee Session IV
10:30 - 1:00 AMDelegate Dance

Sunday, March 16
9:30 - 11:45 AMCommittee Session V
10:45 - 11:45 AMCommittee Session V (Late Night Crisis)
12:00 - 1:00 PMClosing Ceremonies
Contact Us
Your name*
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Email*
Phone number
Comment
CONTACT US
Important Notices
The Delegate Handbook has been released

Position papers will be accepted until March 7, 2014. Please send them them to submissions@illinoismun.org

TheStudent Liability Release Form must be turned in on the conference day

The dance theme is "Hipster Homecoming"

Students are encouraged to bring their laptops, tablets for the new Resolution Writing software