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Date Tournament Round Motion
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 1 THS an Opinio System of Education
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 2 THS recall elections for national leaders (i.e. presidents, prime:ministers, ministers)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 3 TH as the EU would significantly increase sanctions on Russia as opposed to lifting them
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 4 THBT parents should teach morality to their underage children through religious context (e.g. “it is a sin to lie”; "help thy neighbor" etc.)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 5 THW allow workers to sell their rights in exchange for higher pay (e.g. health and safety protections, right to maternity/paternity leave etc.)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Quarters THO rise of social media influencers
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Semis THBT music streaming services (e.g. Spotify, Apple etc.) do more harm than good
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Final Given the choice, THBT US Supreme Court Justices should be elected by a vote among federal judges rather than a popular vote
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 1 This House supports individuals publicizing the identity of people who attend far right protests and gatherings in the USA to their community (coworkers, employers, family etc.)
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 1 This House supports individuals publicizing the identity of people who attend far right protests and gatherings in the USA to their community (coworkers, employers, family etc.)
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 2 This House would privatize NASA
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 2 This House would privatize NASA
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 3 This House opposes Twitch's decision to ban sexually suggestive content on their platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 3 This House opposes Twitch's decision to ban sexually suggestive content on their platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 4 This House would allow victims (and families of deceased) of gun violence to sue the sellers of the gun used in the act for compensation
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 4 This House would allow victims (and families of deceased) of gun violence to sue the sellers of the gun used in the act for compensation
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 Open_Final This House believes that prominent individuals outside politics (e.g. business leaders, celebrities) from developing countries should emphasize the positive aspects of their country, rather than the negative aspects when speaking on an international platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 Open_Final This House believes that prominent individuals outside politics (e.g. business leaders, celebrities) from developing countries should emphasize the positive aspects of their country, rather than the negative aspects when speaking on an international platform
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 5 TH prefers a world without a concept of an afterlife.
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Semis TH supports the inclusion of FARC as a political party in Colombian elections
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Final TH supports the creation of an artificial island for those who do not want to live under the jurisdiction of any state.
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 ESL_Final - very severe dementia; - vegetative state etc. Advanced directives are irreversible - they remain binding. NON-voluntary euthanasia is NOT INvoluntary euthanasia. It merely means that no EXPLICIT CONSENT is granted at the time. " Motion: This House Would legalize advanced directives requesting non-voluntary euthanasia for oneself
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV 1 THW allow plaintiffs to sell to third parties their right to sue.
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV 2 THR the prominence given to celebrity endorsements of politicians and political parties
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV 3 THW apply an environmental tax to cheap mass-produced clothing
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV 4 TH, as a female visitor to WestWorld, would choose to wear a black hat.
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV 5 THBT developing nations with ethnically diverse populations should prohibit vernacular schools"
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV Open_Semis THBT NATO should create a 'safe zone' in rebel-held territory within Syria
2016-11-25 Tilbury House IV Open_Final THR the decision of Clinton supporters in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 US election to frame the Trump victory as the result of misogyny and racism and not opposition to the political establishment and/or neoliberalism
2016-10-28 Munich Open 1 THW limit the time in office for heads of state to two terms
2016-10-28 Munich Open 2 THB that the EU should actively support "Women on Waves".
2016-10-28 Munich Open 3 THW allow third parties (i.e. individuals or companies) who have been harmed by a workers strike to sue the union(s) for damages.
2016-10-28 Munich Open 4 TH opposes the Black Lives Matters' endorsement of BDS."
2016-10-28 Munich Open 5 In countries with public healthcare, THW not cover life prolonging treatments for the elderly.
2016-10-28 Munich Open Open_Semis THBT European countries should compel migrants and refugees to attend lessons about the sexual norms prevalent in the country.
2016-10-28 Munich Open Open_Final THW ban cash in the developed world
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 1 THBT governments should strictly regulate construction and renovation in order to preserve historical architecture (buildings, parks, public spaces etc).
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 2 THW ban self-learning sex robots that aim to be highly gratifying and realistic
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 3 THW permanently remove from service Imams who are stationed in places where an honour killing has occured
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 4 THW not use scientific data acquired through non-ethical experiments
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy Open_Final THW rebuild the Husartsan memorial
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 1 This House Would Fully Subsidize Gender Reassigment Surgery For Pubescent Teenagers Regardless of Parental Consent.
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 2 This House Believes That Israel Should Fine Actors Who Refuse To Perform In Settlements
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 3 This House Believes That the U.S. Should Hack China's "Credit Social System" In Order To Disrupt It
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 4 This House Believes That Republika Srpska Should Be an Independent State
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 5 This House Believes That Mexico Should Allow Neighbourhoods And Cities In North Mexico To Form Armed Militias In Order To Combat Drug Cartels.
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 Open_Semis This House Would Impose Criminal Laws To Crimes Comitted By Users Of Avatars In Virtual Worlds (Such As ’Second Life’)
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 Open_Final This House Supports the EU Backed Western Balkans Customs Union, Even at the Price of Terminating the Free Trade Agreement With Russia And of Joining the EU Sanctions on Russia
2016-12-10 Riga IV 1 THBT publicly funded universities should be required to reduce enrolment in degree programs within their university that have statistically poor employment outcomes
2016-12-10 Riga IV 2 THBT search engines should deprioritise search or autocomplete results with sexist, racist or otherwise offensive content
2016-12-10 Riga IV 3 TH regrets the promotion of religion in countries formerly ruled by communist regimes in Eastern Europe
2016-12-10 Riga IV 4 THBT the US should abandon all military support for and impose economic sanctions on the Philippines
2016-12-10 Riga IV 5 THBT the governments of Brazil and Peru should contact uncontacted Amazonian tribes
2016-12-10 Riga IV Novice_Final TH supports the use of referendums when deciding whether to permit same sex marriage
2016-12-10 Riga IV Open_Partial_Quarters THBT governments in the developing world should limit migration to megacities
2016-12-10 Riga IV Open_Semis THBT Italy should have voted ‘si’ in last week’s referendum on constitutional reform
2016-12-10 Riga IV Open_Final TH supports the demolition of makeshift refugee camps on the borders between European countries e.g. The Calais Jungle in France, The Idomeni Camp in Greece
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 1 THW Give Extra Votes to Individuals who Live in Areas with Consistently Low Voter Turnout
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 2 This House Believes That the state should pay a salary to stay-at-home parents
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 3 Given the existence of "SASP Glasses" technology, This House Would ban them.
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 4 This House Believes That western tech companies should collectively refuse to comply with the Russian personal information law
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 5 This House Believes That developed nations should not recruit high-skilled workers (Such as doctors, engineers, etc.) from developing countries
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Semis Given the ability to accurately measure the moral track record of a person, This House Would criminalize having a consistently negative moral track record
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Final This House Believes that the Election of Donald Trump Serves the Interests of Russian Citizens
2016-10-28 Munich Open 1 THW limit the time in office for heads of state to two terms
2016-10-28 Munich Open 2 THB that the EU should actively support "Women on Waves".
2016-10-28 Munich Open 3 THW allow third parties (i.e. individuals or companies) who have been harmed by a workers strike to sue the union(s) for damages.
2016-10-28 Munich Open 4 TH opposes the Black Lives Matters' endorsement of BDS."
2016-10-28 Munich Open 5 In countries with public healthcare, THW not cover life prolonging treatments for the elderly.
2016-10-28 Munich Open Open_Semis THBT European countries should compel migrants and refugees to attend lessons about the sexual norms prevalent in the country.
2016-10-28 Munich Open Open_Final THW ban cash in the developed world
2016-10-22 SOAS IV 1 TH would ban private healthcare
2016-10-22 SOAS IV 2 TH would require children, to the extent they are able, to financially support their parents in old age
2016-10-22 SOAS IV 3 TH regrets the remilitarisation of Japan
2016-10-22 SOAS IV 4 TH would ban foreign states from funding religious organisations
2016-10-22 SOAS IV 5 TH believes that companies have a moral obligation to significantly invest in helping the communities in which they operate, even when it has no benefit to that organisation
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 1 THBT governments should strictly regulate construction and renovation in order to preserve historical architecture (buildings, parks, public spaces etc).
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 2 THW ban self-learning sex robots that aim to be highly gratifying and realistic
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 3 THW permanently remove from service Imams who are stationed in places where an honour killing has occured
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 4 THW not use scientific data acquired through non-ethical experiments
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy Open_Final THW rebuild the Husartsan memorial
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 1 THBT the European Union should expel Hungary
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 2 This House Supports the rise of websites that provide free access to open source and pay-wall protected academic resources
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 3 issues that are classically seen as part of the political domain are increasingly decided on by courts through legislation. Examples include, but are not limited to: the Dutch state successfully being sued to take stronger measures against climate change (Urgenda) and forcing political parties to allow women as candidates (SGP), the British Supreme Court deciding whether the Lower House should have a vote on Brexit and Trumps measures being increasingly challenged in courts. Motion: THR the judicialisation of politics
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 4 THW allow natural persons to pay people not to vote
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 5 THW choose the job they are passionate about
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 Novice_Final This House prefers a world with a dominant norm of not expressing strong emotions
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 Open_Semis India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, and South Korea. The structure of the alliance treaty replicates all the clauses of the NATO treaty. Motion: This House supports Asian NATO
2019-03-01 Leiden Open 2019 Open_Final Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori. Motion: This house believes that ”Dulce et Decorum Est pro Patria Mori” (i.e. the belief that it is sweet and right to die for your country)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 1 This House, as South Africa, would forcibly break up exclusive Afrikaaner enclaves
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 2 This House believes that the protections of international law conventions and treaties should not apply to combatants from terrorist organisations (e.g. prohibition on torture, prisoner of war status, guarantee of post-conflict release)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 3 This House opposes the norm that romantic love should be the primary source of fulfilment in a person's life
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 4 This House believes that the ongoing process of decolonisation should include actively disempowering religions that were imposed on the country during colonialism
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 5 This House would implement substantial measures to impose long-termism in corporate investment culture (e.g. minimum holding periods for shares, yearly rather than quarterly financial reporting, long-term executive compensation plans)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 6 This House supports granting megacities autonomous control over their economic and social policy (e.g. immigration, health, criminal justice) with national taxation policy remaining under the control of the federal government
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 7 This House would actively encourage women not to have children
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 8 This House believes that the United States should disengage from Syria
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 9 This House believes that developing countries should privatise their State-Owned Enterprises (such as airlines, railway utility companies)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 EFL_Semis This House would grant individuals and organisations open standing to challenge the constitutionality of laws enacted by their government
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 EFL_Final This House believes that it is unjustified to assist evil regimes in systematically persecuting members of their identity group in order to mitigate and moderate the regime's abuses (e.g. Israel Kasztner in Nazi-controlled Hungary, Wang Jingwei in Japan-occupied China).
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Quarters This House would subsidise art that glorifies the working class
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Semis This House supports governments significantly increasing their use of big data-based predictive models in decision-making to replace human judgements (e.g. criminal justice policy, allocation of healthcare resources, housing development)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Final In the lead up to the 1994 negotiated settlement in South Africa, this house believes that the ANC should have demanded further concessions (e.g. removing the amnesty provision in the TRC, greater land and economic rights) even at the expense of prolonging the conflict.
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This House believes that the WHO should adopt a convention which bans the sell of drugs with high resistance tendencies (e.g. antibiotics) to countries which do not comply with WHO guidelines regarding their medical and agricultural use
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Octos This House believes that an approach of Political Expansionism on the part of the Chinese state is in the interests of the Chinese people
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Quarters This House supports a norm of embracing anger in public discourse rather than one of aspiring to dispassionate objectivity
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Semis This House would impose a narrow banking regulation
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Final This House believes that the present condition of humanity is preferable to its condition in 100 years time.
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 1 THW allow people to sue partners who cheated on them
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 2 THBT Putin is good for Russian power on the international stage
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 3 THBT the Bulgarian government should pay reparations to all those who were subjected to the Revival process
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 4 THBT the western companies and investors should pull out of the Saudi Arabia's Neom project
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 5 THR the increasing presence of nihilism in popular culture (eg. BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty etc.)
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 Open_Semis TH prefers to be an averagely intelligent person to a genius
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 Open_Final THBT it is NOT legitimate to shame public figures for non:criminal actions they did when they were young (eg. partying, alcohol consumption, soft drugs use, political views etc.)
2018-10-03 China BP 1 This House Regrets narratives that glorify the elderly (e.g. "The old know better"; "The old deserve more" etc.)
2018-10-03 China BP 2 This House Believes That Supreme Courts should refrain from making decisions on controversial social issues (e.g. gay rights, abortion)
2018-10-03 China BP 3 During economic crises, This House Believes That states should prioritise fiscal stability (i.e. balancing budget) over increasing public spending
2018-10-03 China BP 4 This House Believes That international criminal tribunals should introduce the death penalty for individuals convicted of crimes against humanity
2018-10-03 China BP 5 This House Believes That academic journals should not publish articles that characterize colonialism as positive
2018-10-03 China BP 6 Assuming feasibility, in countries with conscription, This House Would forcibly delete all soldiers' memories of combat situations upon their discharge
2018-10-03 China BP 7 This House Believes That the deaf rights movement should disproportionately emphasize the positive experiences associated with being deaf
2018-10-03 China BP 8 This House, as Iran, Would resume its nuclear weapons program
2018-10-03 China BP 9 This House Would allow political parties to make binding electoral promises that, once broken, will immediately trigger reelection
2018-10-03 China BP Novice_Semis This House prefers a world with a dominant norm of not expressing strong emotions
2018-10-03 China BP Novice_Final This House Would abolish constitutional monarchies
2018-10-03 China BP Open_Octos This House opposes the dominant social norm in favor of monogamy
2018-10-03 China BP Open_Quarters This House Believes That President Vladimir Putin is good for Russia
2018-10-03 China BP Open_Semis This House Believes That the Pope should be elected by Catholics around the world
2018-10-03 China BP Open_Final This House Believes That Asian education systems should actively promote the view that Asian culture is superior to Western Culture