FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Philippine Model Congress and what are its goals?

Please refer to The Congress.

 

When and where will the congress be held?

The congress is slated to be held in September 2017 in the Philippine Senate located at the GSIS Building in Pasay City.

 

Who can apply as delegates?

Applications are open to all Filipino youth interested in taking an active role in the positive development of the Philippines. No prior experience is necessary.

 

Who can apply as moderators?

Applications are open to delegates or moderators from previous Congresses or similar youth conferences. 

 

What is a difference between a delegate and a moderator?

Delegates will be discussing ideas and proposing bills, while moderators will be facilitating discussions and making sure that delegates in both the plenary and committees adhere to the pre-approved agenda.

 

When is the application period?

The delegate and moderator application period will start on May 21, 2017, 8:00 PM, and close on June 19, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

 

What is the application procedure for interested delegates?

Please refer to our Procedure.

 

What is the application procedure for interested moderators?

Please refer to our Procedure.

 

Will there be a registration fee?

A minimal fee of PHP500 will be charged that covers food and beverages, delegate kits and IDs, exclusive access to the Philippine Senate Hall and the opportunity to network with, and learn from, other youth leaders and distinguished speakers.

 

Are there congress accommodations and transportation available?

Accepted delegates will be given the freedom to book their accommodations and transportation to fit their personal preferences and schedule although they must arrive before the congress proper (6:00 AM Saturday) as they will no longer be allowed to attend the congress if they are not present for the first day. Further details regarding discounted rates will be e-mailed to accepted delegates together with our official Pre-conference Primer.

 

If ever I have any concerns or am caught in an emergency, who can I contact?

For any clarifications or concerns, feel free to reach us through official Facebook page here, our official Twitter page here, our contact form here, or e-mail us at secretariat@philippinemodelcongress.org.

Accepted delegates will be contacted by a Delegate Relations Associate who will address concerns related to the congress. Furthermore, delegates will be provided with a pre-conference primer that contains all pertinent information.

 

I have submitted my application form but have not yet received a response, what should I do?

Our Secretariat will be responding to all received applications with an e-mail. Should you fail to receive an e-mail, please contact us through one of the channels presented in the previous question.