Chair application

Chair application to BIMUN 2020

We are glad that you are interested in applying for being a chair at the ninth annual session of Budapest International Model United Nations. Please read through the information carefully before you apply.

The committees to be simulated at BIMUN 2020:

Application requirements

Applicants are required to send their application via the website by to be announced. The application includes providing basic personal information, uploading a portrait picture (to be used on your official badges, the BIMUN website by and the BIMUN Facebook page), answering a few questions related to chairing and chairing experience, writing a short motivational letter (200-400 words long) and writing a short essay on one of the provided topics (300-500 words long). Please make sure to read the Terms and conditions of application for committee presidents before submitting your application. Please also note that applying does not mean automatic acceptance.

Your motivation letter should contain the following:

  • A short introduction including your hobbies and interests
  • Your personal motivation to chair a committee at BIMUN 2020
  • The three committees that you would like to chair in order of preference and what lead you to chose them
  • How you believe you could contribute to the professionalism and success of BIMUN
  • What you expect from the conference and what you wish to accomplish during BIMUN

The topics you may choose for your essay are:

  • Situation of the Kashmir region and possible consequences of the withdrawal of article 370
  • Current situation in the Kurdish populace; the involvement in the conflict of Turkey, the Russian Federation, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Kurdish populace
  • Situation in Yemen: current situation and expectable political and economic consequences on each side of the conflict

After the deadline, the Secretariat is going to select the most suitable applicants and as a second screening, they are going to be interviewed: there shall be an approximately 20-minute-long Skype-conversation aiming to gain a deeper insight into the applicant’s personality and leading skills. These interviews will take place in the to be announced. (We will contact you via email to finalise the timing of your interview.)

Before sending your application, please read the terms and conditions of application thoroughly, as it includes the duties and obligations you are to comply with before and during the conference.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us via pga@bimun.hu.


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