May 13th, 2017

Dear Delegates and Advisors,

Due to extenuating circumstances, Yale Model United Nations China 2017 will not be taking place as planned in August of this year. Please stay tuned for more information about future dates and YMUN China's return to the circuit. 

The circumstances for cancellation are complex but related primarily to insufficient notice and time to comply with new regulations in the People's Republic of China governing the activities of non-governmental organizations like ours. 

Please note that some of you may have been mistakenly told that the conference was cancelled in January or February of this year. If that affected you or your delegation, please note that that incident was, again, a mistake, and remains unrelated to this cancellation. This cancellation is the result exclusively of recent developments and an evolving understanding of Chinese policy.

I apologize deeply for any inconvenience that this news may cause you and I wish you the best.


Jonathan Simonds
Secretary-General, YMUN-China 2017