The EUDC in 2018 was first planned to be held in Edinburgh, but was later changed to Novi Sad, Serbia. If you want to follow them on Facebook while it is happening, go here.
Here are the EUDC 2018 debate motions:
Round 1: This house believes that the US Democratic Party should move to the left in candidate selection and policy platform.
Round 2: This house believes that State Health Services should allow private companies to run hospitals for profit.
Round 4: This house regrets the glorification of the immidiate postcolonial leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Round 3: This house believes that the state should fund thr creation of, and access to, realistic androids that simulate romantic relationships.
Round 5: This House believes that South Korea should abandon the goal of, and all policies which aim at, Korean reunification.
Round 6: This House regrets the increasing trend of popular shows featuring neurodivergence* as the central theme. Info slide: * Those whose psychology is non-standard, e.g. for reasons of mental health, mental disability,
Round 7: This House, as Colombia, would cease cooperation with the USA in the War Against Drugs
Round 8: This House Believes That Artists should not participate in the ongoing interpretation of their art
Round 9: This House supports first generation immigrants to Western Europe encouraging their children to fully assimilate and identify with the local culture
Open Partial double quarter: THW prefer a religion which preaches that one’s fate in the material world is predetermined rather than one which preaches that choices influence it
Open Quarter finals: THBT the IMF should require direct control over a country’s monetary policy as a condition of national bailouts.
ESL Quarter finals: THBT the EU should decriminalise human smuggling* . * human smuggling is the aiding of a willing person to illegally cross a border. It is distinct from human trafficking, in which the person does not consent.
Open semi final: This House believes that liberal democracies should constitutionally enshrine the right of regions to unilaterally secede
ESL semi final: THR the decline of labour union power in the West
Open final: This house regrets the shift in the #MeToo movement from victims sharing their experiences to holding specific public figures to account
ESL final: This House supports the promotion of collective guilt after large scale crimes against humanity
Hey, my name is Peter and I’m the author of this website and all the content on this page. I have been a debater, a debate trainer, debate tournament organizer and everything else with a debate prefix for more than 10 years and I’ve seen it all. I want to help everyone to be a better debater and if you want to help too, please let me know. Keep on debating!