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VSU Model United Nations

 

Model United Nations at Valdosta State University

Policies

Code of Conduct
MUNVSU requires that all participating delegates maintain a professional and respectful behavior throughout the conference. All delegates are expected to respect all guests, advisors, staff and fellow delegates that they may come in contact with. This also applies during informal caucus and for note passing during formal session. Any individual displaying vulgar or disrespectful behavior of any kind will forfeit the delegation of any potential awards, and will be turned over to their faculty advisor.

Dress Code
Delegates should wear western business attire, and are therefore expected to be dressed appropriately. Appropriate attire may include, but is not limited to: business suits, blazers, slacks, blouses, skirts, dresses, etc. Attire should be gender appropriate and should not be excessively low cut or short. Delegates considered to be dressed offensively by the MUNVSU staff will be asked to leave.


Awards Criteria
MUNVSU offers various individual awards within committees, and group delegation awards during the awards ceremony at the close of conference. Delegations having an excellent performance throughout the conference are eligible to receive an Honorable Mention Award, Distinguished Delegation Award, or the highest honor of Outstanding Delegation. Delegates will be considered in all committees according to the following criteria:

    1. Accurate Portrayal of Country
    2. Presentation
    3. Creativity
    4. Preparedness
    5. Position Papers
    6. Public Speaking
    7. Negotiation
    8. Knowledge of Rules of Procedure
    9. Overall Presence and Performance