Conference Details

General Schedule

November 2022

Registration opens

Registration for BayernMUN 2023 opens on the 8th of November 2022 here.

December 2022

Country Assignment

The country assignment will start on the 8th of December 2022, at 6:00 PM (GMT+1). Please do not exceed the limit of two delegates per country.

10th of February, 2023

Position Paper Deadline

The deadline for the Position Paper hand-in is the 8th of February, 2023, at midnight (GMT+1).

24 - 26 February 2023

BayernMUN 2023

The conference takes place from the 24th to the 26th of February.

Committees and Topics

In 2023, BayernMUN is simulating one committee, the United Nations General Assembly. Delegations of two are encouraged but not mandatory.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

TOPIC 1: Forced Displacement Due to Climate Change
TOPIC 2: Promoting the Involvement of Women in Political Participation

During the first formal session a vote will be held to determine the conference agenda. The order of the agenda might thus be subject to change.

Conference Venue

The conference will take place between the 24th and the 26th of February 2023 at the “Eppelein-Saal” of the Youth Hostel Nuremberg. The hall is located at DJH Jugendherberge Nürnberg (Burg 2, 90403 Nuremberg), right next to the Nuremberg castle. It is a 5-minute walk to Nuremberg’s Central Market (Hauptmarkt)

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Conference Hotel

You will be accommodated at the newly renovated youth hostel in the castle of Nuremberg. There you will stay in three to five people dorms. However, you are also free to book alternative accommodation.

Hotel Name: DJH Jugendherberge Nürnberg

Address: Burg 2, 90403 Nürnberg

Country Assignment

The Country Assignment starts on the 8th of December, 2022, at 6 PM (GMT+1). The assignment will be opened on the website and it will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For the assignment, you will have to provide us with a priority list of three countries from all of the current UN Member States

You will get the confirmation of your assignment on the 15th of December, 2022. After this date, you may only choose from the remaining unassigned countries.  

Position Paper

The following criteria are used by the conference staff for assessing the overall quality of the Position Papers (PP):

  • The overall quality of writing, formatting (see NMUN PP GuideBayernMUN PP template), grammar, etc.
  • Citation of relevant regional, national, and international resolutions/documents
  • General consistency with geopolitical positions and constraints
  • Consistency with the constraints of the UN and the committee in particular
  • Analysis of issues and the use of original research
  • Proposed solutions and recommendations

Position Paper submission: 

  • Deadline: 10th of February, 2023, midnight (GMT+1)
  • Format: PDF documents under the file name: Position Paper_Countryname (e.g. Position Paper_xyz).
  • Submission: via e-mail to the Secretariat, with the subject line “Position Paper“.

We will make all position papers available for download to all registered delegates on Sunday, the 12th of February, 2023.

You can find the template for the position papers HERE.

Awards

BayernMUN issues awards in three different categories:

1. The Chair Awards will be distributed by the Dais and the staff. Areas of evaluation are remaining “in character”, participating in committee and proper use of the Rules of Procedure.

2. The Peer Awards are distributed by the committee. During the last day, each present delegation may vote for the delegations, they consider most successful.

3. The Position Papers will be read by a special committee, which will choose the best written and researched papers. To qualify for this award, you will have to hand in your Position Paper on time.

Dress code

All clothing must adhere to guidelines that portray professionalism and modesty.

Please adhere to the dress code and code of conduct of the United Nations. The chair reserves the right to sanction delegates who are not dressed properly. A dress code guide for BayernMUN is available by going to Downloads.

Social Events

On Friday and Saturday evenings we will be offering social events. Participation is not mandatory but they are a perfect chance for everyone to get to know their fellow participants personally.

During the social event on Friday, the participants can play board games or simply socialize with their fellow delegates. In the beginning, everyone will get a get-to-know bingo sheet which they need to complete during the social event.

On Saturday evening, we will have a Delegates’ Dance. The dress code is smart casual. We would be happy for you to dress in the traditional wear of your country of origin. 

Also on Saturday and Sunday at 7am there will be the opportunity to do a workout lead by one member of the Secretary General.

Age and participants

Age & Participation are restricted by the German Government.

BayernMUN is open to university and high school students. Participation without supervision is only possible for delegates who are older than 16 years at the time of the conference. Students younger than 16 years will have to be supervised by a teacher or any other adult. Please contact the Secretariat in this case. Participation in social activities in the evenings is restricted for delegates under 18 years by the German government (Jugendschutzgesetz). See the restrictions here.  

Discover Nuremberg

The Conference will take place in the heart of the famous city of Nuremberg. Let us introduce you to a charming and lively medieval town with a vast history.

Nürnberg is:

  • the city of the first assembly of nobles under several German Kings in the Middle Ages and was a center of merchandising, the arts and craftsmanship;
  • the birthplace of Albrecht Dürer, the famous painter and contemporary of Martin Luther;
  • the place where the annual conventions of the Nazi movement, called Reichsparteitage were held and where the Nazi leaders were put on trial and sentenced after the end of World War II;
  • a city that prides itself nowadays on being the City of Human Rights and that engages in many activities promoting the idea of Human Rights;
  • a city with the skyline of its impressive world-famous medieval castle called the Kaiserburg, the Emperors’ castle;
  • a hospitable city with vast traditional and en-vogue gastronomy, famous beers and ambitious cuisine.

Please be aware that we do not offer a tourist program. Contact us via e-mail for additional information if you have time before or after the conference to discover Nuremberg.