The debate tournament called “2020 Commonwealth Debating Championship” was held on the 2/28/2020. You can find all the debate topics that were debated in the tournament in this article. If you are looking for the results, please check the category Other debate tournament results.
Here are the motions:
1 That as the superdelegates, we would give the nomination to Biden
1 That we would allow political parties to make binding electoral promises that, once broken, will immediately trigger re-election.
1 That we should hold all state presidential primary elections simultaneously
2 This House, as Likud, regrets not removing Netanyahu as leader before the upcoming election.
2 That Lebanon should abolish the confessional system
2 That we regret the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.
3 That as an Indian feminist we would identify more with Lakshmi than with Kali
3 That feminists in Islamic majority countries should attempt to work to reform Sharia courts from within rather than advocating their abolition.
3 This House, as the feminist movement, would push for the sexualisation of religious attires (eg. hijab/saree/cheongsum).
4 That ASEAN should allow the free movement of labour
4 That ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the consent of the majority of ASEAN.
4 That we support the abolition of the CFA franc
5 That western countries should abandon attempts to remove Maduro from power in Venezuela (e.g. ending sanctions, ceasing funding of Guaido and opposition movements).
5 That we regret the removal of Evo Morales as president of Bolivia
5 That we regret the 2019 election of Alberto Fernandez and Cristina Fernandez de Kirschner in Argentina.
Open_Semi That we support Moon Jae-In’s attempts to reform The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office of the Republic of Korea.
Open_Semi That it is in the interest of the Indian state for AAP to form a coalition with the INC to contest in upcoming general elections.
Open_Semi That King Abdullah al-Haj should have called a snap election in Malaysia , rather than appointing Muhyuddin Yasin as Prime Minister and allowing the current members of the Dewan Rakyat (lower house) to form a new governing coalition.
Open_Final That states should opt to implement the Hannibal Directive in dealing with their soldiers captured by terrorists.
Open_Final That we should adopt the Fisher Suggestion
Open_Final That, as a religious organization, we would perform final duas for known terrorists.
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