MUNers, if you are interested in attending SPRIMUN 2016, you'll find the Q&A bellow most useful. If you have any other questions, start the thread in the comment section bellow, or contact the organizers directly via website provided at the bottom.
1. When and where will SPRIMUN 2016 conference happen?
SPRIMUN 2016 will take place in Rennes, a city located in the west of France, from March 30th to April 1st, 2016.
2. How much is the conference fee for SPRIMUN 2016?
The conference fee is of 60€, and covers registration, refreshments, lunch, social events and delegate’s handbook.
3. How many participants will there be at SPRIMUN 2016 conference?
There will be about 100 participants at SPRIMUN 2016.
4. How long will SPRIMUN 2016 conference be?
It will last for three days.
5. Is accommodation included in the conference fee? If not, what are my accommodation options?
Accomodation is not included. However, some participants will be hosted for free at students’ places (the number will depend on how many students are up to be hosts). Otherwise, participants can stay at Rennes’ Youth Hostel that we strongly recommend, or to guest houses and hotels.
6. What committees will SPRIMUN 2016 simulate?
SPRIMUN 2016 will be composed of three committees:
●The General Assembly (60 to 80 participants)
●United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (25 participants)
●Crisis Committee (15 participants)
7. To what airport should I fly to when coming to SPRIMUN?
Aéroport de Rennes–Saint-Jacques, that is located 6 kilometers away from Rennes. It is also possible to fly to Paris (Paris-Orly or Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle) and take a train from Paris to Rennes.
8. What does SPRIMUN 2016 Schedule look like?
The official schedule for SPRIMUN 2016 is not out yet. However, here is the probable outline:
●Wednesday March 30th: checking-in the morning, opening conference, debates, opening ceremony, and cocktail party.
●Thursday March 31st: debates, evening in local traditional restaurants (crêperies)
●Friday April 1st: debates, closing ceremony (awards ceremony) and night out downtown (nightclub)
9. What are 3 MUST SEE places in Rennes?
1.Sainte-Anne is a square located in Rennes’ city center, in its medieval heart. The buildings are built in a medieval way with colored wood. Furthermore, cafés, bars and restaurants now embellish the square, thus transforming it into the city’s hotspot.
2.Parc du Thabor is the most important park in Rennes. Redesigned in the 18th century after being known for a dueling place. Nowadays, it is home but not only to a botanic garden, with plants and flowers blossoming throughout the whole year, a garden “à la française” next to a café.
3.Rennes Cathedral(cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Rennes) is the seat of the Archbishop of Rennes. Its style was supposed to be a neo-classical one, but in the 19th century it was extensively embellished with stucco, paintings and gilt so as to create a very rich decoration.
10. What is the local currency?
11. What is the application deadline for SPRIMUN 2016?
March 15th, 2016
12. How do I learn more about the conference?
You can check out our website Sciences Po Rennes International Model United Nations | Diplomacy made in Brittany and our facebook page SPRIMUN
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