Saturday, January 7, 2012

IVED 2012: Prepared Motions

The lead adjudicators of the 2012 Indonesian Varsities English Debate have launched prepared motions for 4 unspecified rounds. IVED has 9 rounds - 5 preliminaries and 4 knockouts. This year the de-facto national championships will take place at Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang from February 7 to 11. The prepared motions are as follows:

THW introduce a financial transaction tax
THW forgive student debt
THBT the government should not treat water as a basic human rights, but rather as a commodity

Modern Society
THW provide free broadband internet services for everyone
THW give tax breaks/credits for those who choose to commit into a covenant marriage
THW require online gaming companies to compensate therapy costs for players who become addicted to MMORPGs

THBT developing countries should embrace reproductive tourism
THBT the Arab Spring has been a disaster for women
THBT the feminist movement should celebrate Disney Princesses

THW expand the permanent membership of the UN Security Council
THBT Pakistan should abandon its collaboration with the USA in the War on Terror
THBT the West should push on with its plan to embargo Iranian oil

Chief Adjudicator: Eldhianto Jusuf (UGM)
Deputies: Satrio Adi Pratama (Undip), Dwita Aryani (Unpar), Sabarudin Adinugroho (Binus)

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