TIMUN CODE OF CONDUCT

We ask for your cooperation in maintaining order for the duration of the conference so that we may provide a professional and educational conference that allows all delegates to participate fully. By registering for our conference, you agree to abide by the following Code of Conduct. At the discretion of the TIMUN Secretariat, failure to abide by the Code of Conduct may result in removal from the conference and/or may disqualify your participation in any future TIMUN event. Should you have any questions or concerns about the conference’s Code of Conduct, please contact the Equity Officer at equity@timun.org.

Throughout the duration of the conference please be aware that:

  • Delegates must attend all committee sessions unless excused by their respective dias team via email or in-person. Failure to do so may result in the expulsion of awards.

  • All conference participants are expected to be respectful of others. Harassment in any form will not be tolerated;

    • Eliminating harassment of any kind will create a more open forum for discussion and debate.

  • We have a no-tolerance policy for discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, ethnicity, colour, religion and creed, sex, gender and gender expression, age, mental and physical disabilities, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation.

  • The Secretariat reserves the right to discipline or expel delegates from the Conference for inappropriate behaviour, including, but not limited to, the use of foul language, cultural appropriation (imitating accents or clothing, using props), suggestive remarks, and obscene body language.

  • Solicitation of any events by individuals other than the Secretariat will not be tolerated without the consent of the TIMUN Secretariat.

  • The dress code for TIMUN is western business attire (i.e., no casual wear). Delegates and staff not maintaining an appropriate standard of dress will be asked to change their clothing;

    • Delegates wishing to wear costumes not in line with the dress code must seek permission from their committee director prior to the committee session;

    • Wearing costumes will be assessed on a case-by-case basis for whether it adds educational value to the committee;

    • These costumes may not promote the use of illegal substances or activity, be derogatory, be disrespectful, include the use of an accessory resembling a weapon, and be relevant to the topic of the committee.

  • Delegates are strictly prohibited from consuming/using illegal substances or objects during the duration of the conference. Any delegates who fail to abide are subject to a legal consequence;

    • Illegal substances or objects are such defined by the Government of Canada, or the Province of Ontario.  

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